Public Health and Audiology
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community are tightly connected, but audiologists don't often know how to apply
our knowledge and skills to large populations of people. Audiologists can apply
public health concepts to promote healthy hearing for people from all walks of
life. This course discusses the field’s roots in public health, core concepts
of public health (assessment, policy, and assurance), hearing health
disparities, and ways to apply these concepts to support healthy communication
in our own communities.
You will be able
how public health concepts are relevant in the field of audiology using
appropriate frameworks and terminology
barriers to hearing health care and possible solutions, including actions to
This course is part of a series—Hearing Loss: Risks and Solutions in a Complex World—that explores various dimensions of audiology public health and how audiologists across settings can incorporate cutting-edge solutions into practice. See more courses in this series, available through the ASHA Learning Pass or for a la carte purchase.
is an on-demand webinar?
are slide-based presentations that you can
watch at your leisure.