Fall 2017 Collaborative Audiology Conference
October 13- 14th, 2017
Best Western, Hood River OR
Therese Walden - Affordability and Accessibility of Hearing Healthcare, What Role Do We Play & PCAST
Bopanna Ballachanda- TeleAudiology: Globalization of Hearing Care
Scot Frink - Clinical Hearing Aid Comparisons
Nichole Kingham - Using Story to Connect - The New Counseling Technique to Increase Patient Involvement
Friday night social and auction - Springhouse Cellar Winery
All conference registrations include a ticket to the Friday night dinner social event being held at the Springhouse Cellars winery, sponsored by Audigy Group. There is an additional fee for guests who are not registered for the conference but would like to come to the Friday night event. Admission tickets will be issued at the onsite conference registration or at the door of the event venue. Each participant will also receive one complimentary drink ticket and heavy hors d'oeuvres will be served. Don't miss this unique opportunity to network with your colleagues and enjoy light entertainment!
PAY FOR YOUR AWESOME AUCTION ITEMS!
Forget your checkbook? Pay for your Auction Items via PayPal. An invoice will be sent; you will be monitored closely until payment and/or copious amounts of chocolate are acquired.
Don't wait to book your room! Space is limited!
Reserve accommodations at the Hood River Inn. Please call and reserve a room to receive a group rate by 9/12/17. Online reservations will not be under the group rate. Call and reference "Audiology Conference" to receive discount.
If you are a member of WSAA, please register on their site: http://www.washingtonaudiology.org
FULL SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
Friday, October 13th
9:00 - 10:00 Registration and coffee, muffins
10:00 - 10:10 Welcome and Overview: Presidents Nancy Bowen- Hicks, AuD/WSAA and Shelly Boelter, AuD/OAA
10:10 - 11:40 Therese Walden, AuD – “Affordability and Accessibility of Hearing Healthcare: What Role Do We Play”
11:45 - 12:15 Vendor Exhibits - Round Robin Part 1 (Plus Posters throughout)
12:15 - 1:00 Lunch
1:00 - 2:00 Audiology Systems – “Best Fitting Practices”
2:00 - 3:00 Audigy Group – “Digital Marketing in Audiology”
3:00 - 4:00 Vendor Exhibits - Round Robin Part 2 & Snacks
4:00 - 5:30 Therese Walden, AuD – “Healthy Hearing and Balance: Quality of Life Issues"
6:15 - 9:00 Wine and Hors d’oeuvres Social and Auction
sponsored by Audigy Group at the Springhouse Cellar Winery
Saturday, October 14th
7:00 - 8:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 - 9:00 Bopanna Ballachanda, PhD – “TeleAudiology: Globalization of Hearing Care”
9:00 - 10:00 Scot Frink, AuD - “Clinical Hearing Aid Comparisons”
10:00 - 10:10 Break and Snacks
10:10 - 12:10 Bopanna Ballachanda, PhD – “Current Trends in Reimbursement”
12:10 - 1:30 Lunch and State Meetings
1:30 - 2:00 Two Student 15-minute presentations ($500 scholarship)
2:00 - 2:30 Vendor Exhibits - Round Robin Part 3
2:30-2:45 Break and Snacks
2:45 - 4:15 Nichole Kingham, AuD – “Using Story to Connect - The New Counseling Technique to Increase Patient Involvement”