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UMAC presents:


January 26-28, 2017

The Marquette Hotel, Minneapolis MN

THURSday January 26, 2017
Minnesota Department of Health Pediatric Pre-Session
8:00 am-8:00am:  MDH Registration

8:40am-8:45am:  Welcome and Announcements

8:45am-9:15am:  Nicole Brown, MSN, PHN, CPNP and Kirsten Coverstone, AuD, MDH EHDI Coordinators: Minnesota EHDI Data and Updates

9:15am-10:15am: Elizabeth Walker, PhD: Improving Outcomes: Children with Hearing Loss; Results from a multicenter, longitudinal study -pending Tier 1 approval.

10:15am-10:30am: Break

10:30am-11:30am: Elizabeth Walker, PhD:  Improving Outcomes (continued) - pending Tier 1 approval.

11:30am-12:30pm: Lunch

12:30pm-1:30pm: Elizabeth Seeliger, AuD:  Supporting Families from a relationship based perspective - pending Tier 1 approval.

 1:30pm-1:45pm Break

1:45pm-2:45pm: Elizabeth Seeliger, AuD: Quality Improvement Action Kit for Audiologists

2:45pm-3:45pm: Nicole Brown, MSN, PHN, CPNP: Quality Improvement Workshop

3:45 pm-4:00pm Break

4:00pm-4:20pm: Pediatric Audiology: Hot Topic Round Tables – Rotation 1 Moderator: Darcia Dierking, AuD
  • Clinical Tools for Device Fitting, Verification, and Validation - Laura Pett, AuD
  • Remote Microphone Options - Barbara Friedman, AuD
  • Cochlear Implants and Bone Conduction Devices - Lisa Zagar, AuD
  • Pediatric Vestibular Assessment and Management - Jenne Tunnell, AuD
  • Acquisition of Hearing Devices: Loaned devices, Insurance and Appeals, Other Funding - Melisa Oblander, AuD 
  • Issues in Educational Audiology - Ann Allen, AuD
  • Educational and Clinical Audiology Care Coordination - Melanie Wege, MA
  • Supporting Parents and Families in Their Cultural Context - Stephanie Luepke, AuD
  • Follow-up for Mild, Unilateral, and Conductive Loss - Kerry Witherell, AuD
4:20pm-4:40pm: Pediatric Audiology: Hot Topic Round Tables – Rotation 2

4:40pm-5:00pm: Pediatric Audiology: Hot Topic Round Tables – Rotation 3

5:00pm: Final Announcements and Wrap-Up

Friday JANUAry 27, 2017
7:00am-7:30am: Breakfast & Registration

7:30am-7:45am: Announcements

7:45am-9:15am: Samantha Lewis, PhD: Moving the Patient Journey Beyond Technology  

9:15am-9:30am: Coffee Break

9:30am-11:00am: Gail Whitelaw, PhD: 50 Shades of Audiology: Professional Ethics - Part I (Tier One pending approval)

11:00am-11:15am: Rest Break

11:15am-12:45pm: Gail Whitelaw, PhD: 50 Shades of Audiology: Professional Ethics- Part II (Tier One pending approval)

12:45pm-1:45pm: Lunch & Silent Auction Opens

1:45pm-2:30pm: Business Meeting

2:30pm-2:45pm: Rest Break

2:45-4:15pm: HA Vendor Round Table:  What’s New in Wireless Accessories  

4:15pm-6:30pm: Exhibit Hall

6:00pm: Silent Auction Closes

6:30pm: Cocktail Reception in Exhibit Hall

6:30pm: Award Announcements

7:00pm: President’s Address, followed by dinner and dessert

7:00pm-9:30pm: Cash Bar

Saturday JANUARY 28, 2017
7:00am-8:00am: Breakfast, Registration, and Hotel Check-Out

8:00am-9:30am: Lindsey Jorgensen, AuD, PhD: Patient Treatment Beyond Hearing Aids

9:30am-9:45am: Break  

9:45am-11:15am: Jason Galster, PhD: Audiology Literature Review

11:15am-11:30am: Break

11:30am-1:00pm: Nicholas Reed, AuD: How PSAPs are Changing the Future of Audiology as We Know It

1:00pm: Final Announcements and Adjourn

1:15pm: Leadership Luncheon 

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