(A) The department shall provide educational programs for personnel involved in conducting hearing screenings including the hearing screening coordinator and supervising audiologist or physician. The programs shall include distance learning, computer-assisted learning, and/or on-site training.
(B) The department training programs shall include the following subjects:
(1) The significance of and rationale for universal newborn hearing screening;
(2) Reasons for a "non-passing" result and need for further testing; and
(3) How to convey information to parents in a culturally competent manner, including the emotional impact of this information.
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/11/2008 and 01/01/2013
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3701.508
Prior Effective Dates: 2/1/2003