Internationally recognized as the leader in hearing research, Boys Town National Research Hospital offers e-learning courses, live webinars and professional workshops with most up-to-date healthcare and educational practices for physicians, nurses, clinicians, teachers, school administrators and parents.
Auditory Consultant Resource Network
The Auditory Consultant Resource Network is a comprehensive on-site and distance support service that enhances educational programs for children who are deaf and hard of hearing by connecting classroom teachers, speech pathologists and audiologists with the hearing specialists at Boys Town National Research Hospital.
Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment (EIPA)
EIPA courses are designed to enhance and further professional development of educational interpreters working in K-12 classroom settings, community interpreters, deaf educators and individuals working with interpreters.
Online Continuing Education
Nuts & Bolts is a series of 12 one-hour talks designed for educators, parents and professionals who wish to expand their knowledge on topics related to children who are deaf and hard of hearing. One continuing education contact hour is awarded for each session. ASHA CEUs are also available upon request.
Workshops and Events
The Auditory Learning Collaborative focuses on enhancing educational and intervention practices for students who are deaf and hard of hearing. Sessions are designed for professionals with intermediate knowledge of working with students who have hearing-related needs. The Auditory Learning Collaborative is open to all professionals and educational agencies. Continuing education credit is available.
Genetics of Hearing Loss is the title of the 2014 Brookhouser Memorial Lecture. The half-day lecture includes a one-hour keynote presentation by Richard Smith, M.D., Director of Iowa Institute of Human Genetics. This lecture is design for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, audiologists, and speech-language pathologists. Continuing education credit is available.
Pediatric Audiology Conference is designed for audiologists and hearing aid dispensers. This course will explore current issues related to hearing loss in children throughout the continuum of care. Continuing education credit is available.