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07 Jun
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Event Type

Meetings & Conferences

Topic

Health & Wellness, Research, Continuing Education

Target Audience

Undergraduate Students, Staff, Alumni, Faculty, Graduate Students, Postdocs, Residents & Fellows

OCC Goal Areas

Career Preparation, Well-Being

Tags

Pharmacy, audiology, Public Health Grand Rounds, OTChearingaids

Website

http://pharmacy.pitt.edu

Cost

$75 - includes breakfast and lunch

University Unit
School of Pharmacy
Hashtag

#OTChearingaids

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2024 Inaugural OTC Hearing Aid and Hearing Self-Care Symposium

The Inaugural OTC Hearing Aid and Hearing Self-Care Symposium is dedicated to bringing together thought leaders from pharmacy, audiology, and public health to discuss how the newest class of hearing aids (over-the-counter) can increase patient access to hearing healthcare in the United States. Pharmacists and audiologists will discuss how the professions can work together to promote the safe and effective use of hearing healthcare solutions like OTC hearing aids that do not require a prescription or medical evaluation. Topics to be covered include public health, regulations, interprofessional practice, and practice implementation for OTC hearing aids.

The conference will take place in person at the University Club on the Pittsburgh Campus.

Private event, registration is required.

Pharmacist and audiologist continuing education (CE) are available.

Register using the blue button on the right.

Contact otchearingaids@pitt.edu for more information.

https://www.shrs.pitt.edu/csd and Department of Communication Science and Disorders
 

Sponsors

OTC Event Sponsors

Friday, June 7, 2024, 8:00a-3:00p
 

8:00-9:00a

Breakfast and Registration
 

9:00-9:15a

Welcome and Introductory Remarks

Amy Seybert, PharmD, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy

Catherine Palmer, PhD, University of Pittsburgh Department of Communication Science and Disorders

Symposium Co-Hosts:

Lucas Berenbrok, PharmD, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy

Elaine Mormer, PhD, CCC-A, University of Pittsburgh Department of Communication Science and Disorders
 

9:15-10:00a

Keynote Address

Kelly King, AuD, PhD, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health
 

10:00-11:00a

OTC Hearing Aids Regulatory Panel

Julie Cohen, AuD, PhD, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Lindsay DeVries, AuD, PhD, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Moderator: Lindsay Creed, AuD, CCC-A, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
 

11:00-11:15a

Break for Interprofessional Networking
 

11:15-12:15p

Professional Practice Panel

Daniel Zlott, PharmD, BCOCP, American Pharmacists Association

Todd Ricketts, PhD, Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences at Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Marcia Hay-McCutcheon, PhD, The University of Alabama Department of Communicative Disorders

Moderator: Miranda Steinkopf, PharmD, BCACP, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
 

12:15-1:15p

Lunch
 

1:15-2:15p

Implementation Panel

Adam Cippel, Klingensmith’s Drug Stores, Pennsylvania

Meaghan Reed, AuD, CCC-A, Mass Eye and Ear, Massachusetts

Jamie Katz, AuD, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Moderator: Hailey Mook, PharmD, American Pharmacists Association
 

2:15-3:00p

Call to Action

Moderator: Ursula Findlen, PhD, Nationwide Children’s Hospital (representing the American Academy of Audiology)
 

3:00p

Adjournment

Friday, June 7 at 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

University Club, Ballroom B
123 University Place, Pittsburgh, 15213

2024 Inaugural OTC Hearing Aid and Hearing Self-Care Symposium

The Inaugural OTC Hearing Aid and Hearing Self-Care Symposium is dedicated to bringing together thought leaders from pharmacy, audiology, and public health to discuss how the newest class of hearing aids (over-the-counter) can increase patient access to hearing healthcare in the United States. Pharmacists and audiologists will discuss how the professions can work together to promote the safe and effective use of hearing healthcare solutions like OTC hearing aids that do not require a prescription or medical evaluation. Topics to be covered include public health, regulations, interprofessional practice, and practice implementation for OTC hearing aids.

The conference will take place in person at the University Club on the Pittsburgh Campus.

Private event, registration is required.

Pharmacist and audiologist continuing education (CE) are available.

Register using the blue button on the right.

Contact otchearingaids@pitt.edu for more information.

https://www.shrs.pitt.edu/csd and Department of Communication Science and Disorders
 

Sponsors

OTC Event Sponsors

Friday, June 7, 2024, 8:00a-3:00p
 

8:00-9:00a

Breakfast and Registration
 

9:00-9:15a

Welcome and Introductory Remarks

Amy Seybert, PharmD, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy

Catherine Palmer, PhD, University of Pittsburgh Department of Communication Science and Disorders

Symposium Co-Hosts:

Lucas Berenbrok, PharmD, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy

Elaine Mormer, PhD, CCC-A, University of Pittsburgh Department of Communication Science and Disorders
 

9:15-10:00a

Keynote Address

Kelly King, AuD, PhD, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health
 

10:00-11:00a

OTC Hearing Aids Regulatory Panel

Julie Cohen, AuD, PhD, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Lindsay DeVries, AuD, PhD, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Moderator: Lindsay Creed, AuD, CCC-A, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
 

11:00-11:15a

Break for Interprofessional Networking
 

11:15-12:15p

Professional Practice Panel

Daniel Zlott, PharmD, BCOCP, American Pharmacists Association

Todd Ricketts, PhD, Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences at Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Marcia Hay-McCutcheon, PhD, The University of Alabama Department of Communicative Disorders

Moderator: Miranda Steinkopf, PharmD, BCACP, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
 

12:15-1:15p

Lunch
 

1:15-2:15p

Implementation Panel

Adam Cippel, Klingensmith’s Drug Stores, Pennsylvania

Meaghan Reed, AuD, CCC-A, Mass Eye and Ear, Massachusetts

Jamie Katz, AuD, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Moderator: Hailey Mook, PharmD, American Pharmacists Association
 

2:15-3:00p

Call to Action

Moderator: Ursula Findlen, PhD, Nationwide Children’s Hospital (representing the American Academy of Audiology)
 

3:00p

Adjournment

Friday, June 7 at 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

University Club, Ballroom B
123 University Place, Pittsburgh, 15213

OCC Goal Areas

Career Preparation, Well-Being

Cost

$75 - includes breakfast and lunch

University Unit
School of Pharmacy
Hashtag

#OTChearingaids

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