Confirm diagnostic audiology appointment at the first visit
Complete Parent Roadmap with families who have a child identified with hearing loss
Complete the Patient Checklist for Primary Care Providers with families who need further screening for hearing loss
Streamline authorizations to eliminate delay of connection to specialty providers such as Ophthalmology, ENT, and genetics
Offer and provide referral to Minnesota Hands & Voices
Refer to Early Intervention through Help Me Grow
Obtain a consent for release of information at first contact
Respond promptly to the Minnesota Department of Health requests for follow-up information and plans
EHDI Parent Resource Binder features the Parent Roadmap and offers more in depth information about hearing loss. Any child living in Minnesota that is newly identified with a hearing loss will receive a printed copy of this resource binder.
Submit an order form for the following materials:
Beginnings Book - available in English and Spanish
Parent Roadmap (English, Hmong, Somali, Spanish)
Transient Follow-up Postcard
Minnesota Hands & Voices: Resource Directory
EHDI Grand Rounds: Management of Pediatric Hearing Loss This recorded webinar (presented at Children's Grand Rounds on 1-29-2015) provides information on the work-up of sensorineural hearing loss, different treatment options including cochlear implants, and the importance of monitoring for hearing loss in infants and toddlers. Presented by Frank Rimell, MD; Brianne Roby, MD; and Abby Meyer, MD.
To view the webinar you will need to follow the directions at the top of the Children's Grand Rounds page and create an account.
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.