January 9: A Look Ahead to the 116th Congress: Issues and Potential Advocacy Opportunities for Audiology (0.1 CEUs)
Recorded On: 01/09/2019
A Look Ahead to the 116th Congress: Issues and Potential Advocacy Opportunities for Audiology (0.1 CEUs)
January 9, 2019, 1:00 pm- 2:00 pm ET
Presenter: Adam Finkel, AAA Director Government Relations
CEUs: 0.1 AAA CEUs
Duration: 1 Hour
Instructional Level: Introductory
Program Focus: Knowledge
Learner Outcomes: Upon completion, each participant in the eAudiology Web Seminar will be able to:
- Discuss legislation in the 116th Congress that impacts the profession of audiology.
- Describe current regulatory initiatives that the Academy is currently undertaking at the FDA, FCC, and CMS.
- Describe how to join the Grassroots Advocacy Network and how to access the Academy’s Legislative Action Center
Attention audiology advocates! Learn more about the Academy’s advocacy efforts and get a preview of the 116th Congress by participating in this 60-minute overview of the Academy’s legislative and regulatory plans for the next two years. This webinar will also focus on the Academy’s current and future legislative and regulatory initiatives as well as ways for Academy members to get involved. Advocates will also learn about the Academy’s Legislative Action Center, the Grassroots Advocacy Network, and the Academy’s political action committee.
Adam Finkel is the director of government relations at the American Academy of Audiology. Adam has been a staff member at the Academy for two years, focusing heavily on Congressional relations, PAC management, and regulatory affairs. Adam graduated from Gettysburg College with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science.