Caring For Patients With Hearing Impairment
Clinicians need to be prepared to provide effective oral health services to this patient population.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- List the types of hearing loss.
- Identify the causes of hearing loss.
- Discuss the types of hearing assistance.
- Describe the methods available to properly communicate and treat patients with hearing impairment.
This course was published in the July 2016 issue and expires July 31, 2019. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.