AAA 2020 + HearTECH Expo
Saturday, April 4, 8:00-11:00 am
Organized by CAPCSD and the Academy’s Academic Programs Committee, in collaboration with ACAE.
Clinical preceptors are crucial to the education of future audiologists. The responsibility is rewarding, yet challenging when trying to balance your own clinical obligations. How do we maintain meaningful mentorship even in the sticky situations? Difficult situations regarding professionalism and clinical care inevitably emerge.
This forum will provide guidance on how to engage in conversations when issues arrive. Keynote speaker, Dr. Elaine Mormer, the 2020 recipient of the Academy’s Outstanding Educator Award, will discuss appropriate assessment and feedback in audiology clinical education. Dr. Mormer will also lead small group discussions on how to have difficult conversations with families.
Finally, a panel of representative from various well-established externship programs will answer questions and offer insights about the logistics of a successful externship program and giving students feedback.
In 2022, AU Bankaitis, PhD, was chosen as the recipient of the Samuel F. Lybarger Industry Award, reserved for individuals who made important contributions to research, engineering, or technical achievements in audiology. Throughout her career, Dr. Bankaitis has created resource information on infection control, clinical issues, and hearing instrument consideration and is a “go-to” person…
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In 2022, Shelley Moats, AuD, PASC, was the award recipient for the Marion Downs Pediatric Audiology Award. A pediatric audiologist, Dr. Moats was thrilled to receive the award and be recognized in her field for the work about which she is passionate. Now that the annual honors and awards cycle is open for 2022, she…