Preliminary Survey

Activity Details
  • Credit Type: Other
  • Credit Amount: 1.00
  • Cost: Free
  • Release: Jan 12, 2015
  • Expires: Jan 12, 2018
  • Estimated Time to Complete:
    1 Hour(s)
  • System Requirements:
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Matthew L.  Bush Matthew L. Bush, MD
Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Lexington, Kentucky

Needs Statement

Addressing Pediatric Hearing Loss Educational and Practice Gaps in Primary Care Providers was developed in response to a need for education in the area of pediatric hearing loss.  Limited training and knowledge of diagnostic and treatment recommendation cause delays in care that occur in hearing-impaired children.

Target Audience

Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Residents (Family Medicine and Pediatrics), Physician Assistants


Upon completion of this educational activity, participants will be able to:


  • Describe different types and etiologies of pediatric hearing loss.
  • Describe the incidence of congenital hearing loss.
  • Discuss the current recommendations and timing of infant hearing diagnostic testing and treatment.
  • Review the delays that occur in pediatric hearing loss diagnosis and treatment.
  • Discuss methods to improve timely pediatric hearing healthcare. 




UK Healthcare CECentral certifies this activity for 1.00 hour of participation.

Faculty Disclosure

No speaker, planner or content reviewer has any relevant financial relationships to disclose. No speaker will discuss the off-label use of a product.
Content review confirmed that the content was developed in a fair, balanced manner free from commercial bias. Disclosure of a relationship is not intended to suggest or condone commercial bias in any presentation, but it is made to provide participants with information that might be of potential importance to their evaluation of a presentation.


In collaboration with UK Online Center for Hearing Health.

E-Learning Community

Interact with your colleagues and course faculty in an online forum to discuss issues relevant to your continued learning. For six months after you complete the module, an eLearning Community will be available to you. Questions, comments and discussion related to the course content or issues of concern in your clinical practice are welcomed. The eLearning forum will be moderated by the faculty presenters.

CE Content Concerns


Concerns or complaints related to ACPE or ACCME standards may be submitted in writing to the Director of UK HealthCare CECentral by fax to 859-323-2920, or by mail to 2365 Harrodsburg Road, Ste B475, Lexington, KY 40504


  • The Director or his/her designee will review, investigate, forward and/or respond to complaints and will put forth a best effort to adjudicate the issue(s), along with CECentral staff members, within two (2) weeks of receipt of the grievance or complaint.
  • If needed, concerns, complaints, or grievances will be brought before the UK HealthCare CECentral Advisory Board.
  • Issues regarding activity content also will be reviewed and addressed by the Activity Director.
  • A written decision will be issued in a timely manner by the Director of UK HealthCare CECentral or his/herdesignee.
  • Grievances will be considered when planning future activities.

Appeal Procedure

  • Persons who wish to appeal a decision should address the appeal by email, fax or in writing to the Director of UK HealthCare CECentral within two (2) weeks of receipt of the response.
  • The Director will bring the appeal to the UK HealthCare CECentral Advisory Board.
  • The results of the appeal will be sent to the participant no later than two (2) weeks following the meeting of the board.