Orientation, Updates & Certifying Course in Davao City

Orientation, Updates & Certifying Course in Davao City

The Department of Health Family Health Office in cooperation with the Newborn Hearing Screening Reference Center will be hosting an Orientation and Updates to RA 9709 and Category A Newborn Hearing Screening Personnel Certifying Course on August 24, 2016, 8:00 am -5:00 pm at the Pinnacle Hotel, Davao City. The Orientation and Updates to RA 9709 is the lecture portion of the Category A Newborn Hearing Screening Personnel Certifying Course and is also a pre-requisite for non-screener or manager staff members of Hearing Centers such as Speech Therapists, Cochlear Implant Programmers, Developmental Pediatricians, ENT Coordinators, and ENT Implant Surgeons. Orientation and Updates to RA 9709 participants (implant programmers, speech therapists, geneticists, nurses, pediatricians, ENT coordinators, implant surgeons) are required to bring the following: 1. Copy of valid PRC ID for physicians 2. Copy of any valid ID indicating date of birth for audiologists, speech therapists, geneticists, nurses, managers 3. Copy of Masters in Clinical Audiology diploma for audiologists 4. Copy of Speech Therapy / Pathology diploma for speech therapists 5. Copy of Residency and Fellowship Training certificates for Developmental Pediatricians, 6. Certificate of good standing from The Philippine Society of Otolaryngology Head and 7. Certificate of good standing from the Philippine Pediatric Society for Pediatricians 8. Certificate or letter of center / health facility affiliation / employment signed by Medical Director / head of facility / owner. Exact address and complete contact information of the health facility must be indicated in the certificate or letter. The screeners and managers of Category A Newborn Hearing Centers will have to pass a written 25 item multiple choice, open notes exam and...
Updates from the Universal Newborn Hearing Screening National TWG

Updates from the Universal Newborn Hearing Screening National TWG

Last July 14, 2016, the Department of Health Disease Prevention and Control Bureau conducted a meeting with the Universal Newborn Hearing Screening National Technical Working Group to discuss updates and issues on hearing screening center activities, certifications, compliance, and other pertinent concerns. Part of the agenda were as follows: Approval of the MOP Version 2.0 Report on distribution of the Registry Cards, inventory and revision of deed of donation Upcoming Certifying Courses in Davao, Butuan and Metro Manila applications for privately hosted courses Issue on facility code and licensing Inspection of Category B, C and D Centers Status of free standing hearing centers and issues on MOAs with private and government birthing facilities Philhealth issues: increase in hearing screening center rate from Php 200 to Php 350, confirmatory tests, hearing aid and speech therapy coverage, attachment of blue form to claims Penalties for non-compliance on certification (not on list), not using Registry Cards, not reporting PCSO, PAGCOR and other government agencies, making them aware of algorithms and standards   To download a copy of the¬†Agenda, please fill in the details below: Your Name (required) Your Email...

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