NHCA 2021 Virtual Conference has ended
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 • 11:15am - 11:45am
Live Session 6: Turning Angst into Action During Covid-19 Challenges!

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Not happy with present Audiology laws and regulations? Want to become an effective advocate to change laws, regulations and legislation that impacts your practice and patients? As a stakeholder, you have the power and passion to turn your angst into action to help make a difference! This advocacy workshop will help you effectively communicate with your elected officials, who have jurisdiction over your issue, from nuts to bolts! In this workshop, you will learn how to: • Identify and make appointments with staffers and or your elected officials • Learn virtual or face-to face pre-and post-meeting protocol • Articulate your legislative issue/passion succinctly

Learning Objectives:
As a result of this Continuing Education Activity, readers will be able to:
1) Determine, identify appropriate staffers or elected officials pertaining to issue.
2) Compare and contrast differences between stakeholders and a lobbyists.
3) Recall pre-and post-meeting communication protocol.

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Vivianne Wersel

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Dr. Vivianne Cisneros Wersel, is the widow of LT Col Richard "Rich" Wersel, Jr. USMC. She serves as the Legislative Committee Chair for Western North Carolina MOAA Chapter and the American Academy of Audiology Government Relations Committee. She is the Public Relations Officer for... Read More →

Saturday February 27, 2021 11:15am - 11:45am CST