Full course description
Older adults often face the combined loss of both vision and hearing. This course reviews the physical causes of hearing loss and the impact of hearing loss on individuals. It also covers the services and technologies that can improve the quality of life.
This course is available for CRC, ACVREP, and NBPCB credit.
- Identify the causes and types of hearing loss and their impact on older adults with vision loss.
- Identify technology that will enhance the independent living of older adults with combined vision and hearing loss.
- Apply strategies, such as practical tips and checklists, for working with older adults with combined vision and hearing loss.
- Identify resources for services to older adults with combined vision and hearing loss.
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