Hearing Loss in the Older Adult


CME: Hearing Loss in the Older Adult

Co-author: Brendan McDonald MA, MClSc, R.Aud, 2

1Grey Nuns Hospital, Edmonton, AB.
2Clinical Audiologist, Edmonton Ear Clinic in Sherwood Park, AB.

This learning program has been developed for primary care physicians, educators, and other health care professionals.

  • It’s best viewed with accompanying video and voice-over narration.
  • This program runs in a sequence, and is accompanied by pre- and post-presentation quizzes, as well as informative illustrations and animations.You may pause, rewind, or fast-forward at any point.
  • Slides with animations will pause automatically; to view the animation press Play on the video itself; to continue to the next slide press Next on the slides viewer controls.
  • After completing this program, at the end of the presentation from the Appendix page, you will be offered to download the “Certificate of Participation.”

At the completion of this learning module, the participants should be able to:
  • Understand basic types of hearing loss and treatment options for patients
  • Understand when to refer patients to otology
  • Gain specific knowledge of treatment for conductive loss through hearing implants
  • Introduce types of implantable hearing devices and their pros and cons

This eLearning module fits within the Mainpro+ Self-Learning Activities Section. You may submit this non-certified* activity for one non-certified credit per hour.

At the end of the presentation you may also download the Certificate of Participation as a confirmation of you taking part in this activity.

*Non-certified activities have not been formally reviewed by the College but comply with the College’s definition of CPD, are non-promotional in nature, and provide valuable professional learning opportunities.

Views and opinions in this program are of the faculty and not necessarily endorsed by, or reflective of, those of the publisher or editors of Health Plexus.

The development of this CME program was supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Medtronic Canada Ltd.