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Welcome to the 2021 NHCA Virtual Conference Schedule, below you will find the schedule listed with 3 types of education sessions, Live Platform, Pre-recorded Platform and E-Poster Sessions. They will all be delivered a little differently so please take a little time to read the descriptions and understand how the conference will be laid out.

  • Live Platforms: NHCA is offering 7 live sessions with interactive Q&A and chat features over the two days of the live conference. If you are not able to watch these sessions live they will be recorded and playback will be available until March 19, 2021
  • ON DEMAND Pre-Recorded Platforms: There will be 28 pre-recorded sessions that will be released on the first day of the conference, these will be available to watch at your leisure and will be available until March 19, 2021. PLEASE NOTE: They are available longer than the 1-5 pm time on the schedule but we are not able to program them in like that!
  • ON DEMAND E-Poster Sessions: There will be 8 E-Poster sessions available to watch, each session is 15 minutes long and worth a quarter of a credit, in order to receive a full hour you will need to watch 4 poster sessions all the way through and complete and evaluation. These will be available as pre-recordings and will be available from the start of the conference until March 19, 2021
This means you have the opportunity for up to 19.0 CE credits at this years conference! (See ASHA AND AAA Brand Blocks below)

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Saturday, February 27 • 2:00pm - 2:30pm
ON DEMAND SESSION: An Update from the CDC NIHL Workgroup

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Co-Presenters/Co-Authors:
Christi Themann, CDC
Thais Morata, CDC
William Murphy, CDC 

For nearly five decades, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has researched noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) and disseminated public health information on hearing conservation. Key staff on the CDC NIHL Workgroup will provide recent updates on their collaborative activities including the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Noise and Bioacoustics Team, the National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH), the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) and the World Health Organization (WHO) Make Listening Safe initiative.

Learning Objectives:
As a result of this Continuing Education Activity, readers will be able to:
1) Describe hearing conservation activity of the NIOSH Noise and Bioacoustics Team.
2) Locate CDC public health materials for the prevention of NIHL
3) Identify the WHO Make Listening Safe initiative.

Speakers
avatar for John Eichwald

John Eichwald

CDC
John Eichwald is an audiologist within the Office of Science in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Center for Environmental Health. John has over 40 years’ experience in the field of Audiology. He has published extensively and made numerous presentations... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2021 2:00pm - 2:30pm CST
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