Johns Hopkins University
A Public Health Approach to Hearing Loss and Aging
Johns Hopkins University

A Public Health Approach to Hearing Loss and Aging

Taught in English

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Jennifer A. Deal, PhD
Nicholas S. Reed, AuD
Frank R. Lin, MD, PhD

Instructors: Jennifer A. Deal, PhD


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2 hours to complete
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There are 3 modules in this course

Introduces hearing loss as a public health issue and provides a framework for evaluating how hearing loss is important to the health of older adults, including a discussion of basic epidemiologic study design. Provides a rationale for why hearing loss may be related to dementia diagnosis in older adults.

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4 videos1 reading1 quiz2 discussion prompts2 plugins

Summarizes current epidemiologic research linking hearing loss to cognitive and healthcare outcomes in older adults, including dementia.

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2 videos1 quiz1 discussion prompt

Presents an overview of hearing’s impact on healthcare utilization, and of the translation of population based research into policy and interventions.

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3 videos1 reading1 quiz3 discussion prompts


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4.3 (6 ratings)
Jennifer A. Deal, PhD
Johns Hopkins University
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