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05 Feb
Cathedral
Event Type

Lectures, Symposia, Etc.

Topic

Research

Target Audience

Alumni, Prospective Students, Faculty, Graduate Students, Postdocs

University Unit
Department of Communication Science and Disorders
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Pitt AuD Friday Audiology Seminar Series

Advocacy 101: What Every Audiologist Should Know

 

Presented by: Jodi Baxter, Au.D.

This course included a summary of the legislative process and provided resources that audiologists can access so that they are aware of audiology legislation that is relevant to them. Current legislation relevant to audiologists in Pennsylvania was reviewed. The majority of the presentation focused on how to be an effective advocate for audiology, including how to make your voice heard and how to become involved in the advocacy process.

Jodi Baxter has the following financial relationships to disclose: She has received a speaking fee from the American Academy of Audiology eAudiology platform.

She has the following non-financial relationships to disclose: She is a member and volunteer of the American Academy of Audiology (specifically, the Advocacy Council and the Government Relations Committee). She is a member of the Ohio Academy of Audiology and an appointed representative on the Ohio Speech and Hearing Government Affairs Coalition.

 

Learning Outcomes

After this seminar, participants will be able to:

-Explain the legislative process as it relates specifically to audiology

-Describe current legislative items at the state and national level
 
-Apply grassroots advocacy skills at the local, state, and national levels to advance the profession of audiology and interests of our patients   

 

Friday, February 5 at 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.

Virtual Event

Pitt AuD Friday Audiology Seminar Series

Advocacy 101: What Every Audiologist Should Know

 

Presented by: Jodi Baxter, Au.D.

This course included a summary of the legislative process and provided resources that audiologists can access so that they are aware of audiology legislation that is relevant to them. Current legislation relevant to audiologists in Pennsylvania was reviewed. The majority of the presentation focused on how to be an effective advocate for audiology, including how to make your voice heard and how to become involved in the advocacy process.

Jodi Baxter has the following financial relationships to disclose: She has received a speaking fee from the American Academy of Audiology eAudiology platform.

She has the following non-financial relationships to disclose: She is a member and volunteer of the American Academy of Audiology (specifically, the Advocacy Council and the Government Relations Committee). She is a member of the Ohio Academy of Audiology and an appointed representative on the Ohio Speech and Hearing Government Affairs Coalition.

 

Learning Outcomes

After this seminar, participants will be able to:

-Explain the legislative process as it relates specifically to audiology

-Describe current legislative items at the state and national level
 
-Apply grassroots advocacy skills at the local, state, and national levels to advance the profession of audiology and interests of our patients   

 

Friday, February 5 at 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.

Virtual Event

Topic

Research

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