The Social Costs of Impaired Hearing and the Benefits of Social Support

Type: 
Online
Presenter: 
Gurjit Singh, PhD, Reg. CASLPO, Aud(C)
Event Type: 
Live Event
Location: 
Online
Category: 
Audiology
SAC Event: 
CEE Credits: 
1.00
CEE Eligible: 
Yes
Price: 
Paid
PD Hub Category: 
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Presented by Gurjit Singh, PhD, Reg. CASLPO, Aud(C)

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Webcast is approximately one hour long.

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Intended audience: Audiologists, communication health assistants and students

This session pertains to: Pre-school aged children (0-5), school-aged children (6-17), adults (18-64) and geriatric populations (64+)

Level: Introductory (Assumes little or no familiarity with the literature and professional practice within the areas covered.)

Abstract

Over the past 40 years, researchers in health psychology have examined the role of social support on health outcomes and found that the availability of social support is a powerful factor influencing outcomes across a number of health conditions. While social support has been investigated in other areas of health research, relatively little is known about the relationship between social support and outcomes in audiology. This presentation will provide an overview of the social costs of impaired hearing and the protective benefits of social support.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will be able to describe several ways in which social factors are relevant for audiology.

This webinar is eligible for 1 SAC CEE (Category A).

Presenter Biography

Gurjit Singh is a senior research audiologist at Phonak AG and an adjunct lecturer in the department of speech-language pathology at the University of Toronto. He completed his PhD in psychology at the University of Toronto and is currently president of the Canadian Academy of Audiology.

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