This course provides caregivers with an overview of the causes of hearing loss and deafness. It explains how the ear works and how it changes as we get older. Learners will gain practical information about communication devices, the care of hearing aids, and tips for working with clients who have some level of hearing loss.
Compare the three types of hearing loss.
Name at least three causes of temporary hearing loss.
Name at least three causes of permanent hearing loss.
Discuss the proper care for a hearing aid.
Demonstrate your understanding of hearing disorders throughout your daily care.
Course Length: 1 hour(s)
Audience: Home Health Aide; Hospice Aide; Nurse Assistant - CNA; Personal Care Aide
CE Credit: 1 hour(s)
CE Approval Statement: In the Know is an approved provider of online CNA continuing education in 49 states. (Exception: The state of Delaware provides free continuing education to all Delaware CNAs.)
Disclosures: The authors, planners and reviewers of this educational activity declare no conflicts of interest with this activity. There are no commercial interests or sponsorships related to this educational activity.