Review Newborn Hearing Screening results at first Well Child visit
Confirm that follow-up appointments have been scheduled
Complete the Patient Checklist for Primary Care Providers with families who need further screening for hearing loss
Ensure follow-up appointments are completed and results received
Complete Parent Roadmap for families with a child identified with hearing loss
Streamline authorizations to eliminate delay to specialty providers such as ORL, ENT, and genetics
Offer and provide referral to Minnesota Hands & Voices
Refer to Early Intervention through Help Me Grow
Respond promptly to Minnesota Department of Health requests for follow-up information and plans
Clinical Practice Guideline: Tympanostomy Tubes in Children, American Academy of Otolaryngology, 2013
Hearing Screening Training Manual for use in Child and Teen Checkups (C&TC), Early Childhood Screening, Head Start, and school-based programs
Otoscopy and Tympanometry Manual for use in Child and Teen Checkups (C&TC), Early Childhood Screening, Head Start, and school-based programs
This is the same training as above but offered through MN.TRAIN that allows the participant to receive CEU credit.
Create a MN.TRAIN account, register for the course 1043172, and retrieve certificate of completion.
Create and maintain a care map outlining expected care through the first year of life.
Timely referrals to appropriate providers are critical for reducing loss to follow-up.