Video Courses

Pediatric Hearing Screenings

IACET Accredited
0.2 CEUs 2 Training Hours

Welcome to the Pediatric Hearing Screenings course! In this course you will learn all about how to successfully conduct hearing screenings using both Pure-Tone hearing screenings and Otoacoustic Emission (OAE) hearing screenings.  

100% Free
Time to complete
Recommended for

A non-audiologist performing pediatric Otoacoustic Emission (OAE) and Pure Tone Screenings (PTS) in Georgia should complete the module annually to meet the rules and regulations pursuant to: GA Code § 43-44-7 (2022)

By the End of This Course You’ll Be Able To

In this course, you will learn the principles and procedures of Pure-Tone screenings and OAE screenings, identify practical skills for conducting hearing screenings, address challenges, and ensure compliance with Georgia state’s rules, regulations, and laws.

Why It Matters

Early detection of hearing issues is critical for a child’s development. Early identification allows for early intervention, and early intervention is the key to age appropriate language and literacy.

Your Subject Matter Expert

This course was created by Access to Language (AtL) in partnership with Georgia Department of Public Health, Georgia Department of Education, as well as the Atlanta Speech School and its Rollins Center for Language and Literacy's Cox Campus. This work was made possible by the generous funding of the Oberkotter Foundation.

How it Works

  • Learn at Your Own Pace

    You don’t have to finish the course all in one sitting. In fact, we recommend you take this course a little bit at a time, incorporating what you’ve learned in the classroom.

  • Earn IACET CEUs

    In order to pass and receive IACET CEUs for this course, you will first need to complete all the lessons, then complete the end of course assessment with a score of 80% or higher.

  • Free Guided Resources

    As you go through a course, we’ll introduce you to free resources that will help you implement what you’re learning.

  • Never Learn Alone

    Have a question on what you’re learning in the course or how to use a resource? Reach out to the Cox Campus community for advice or to lend a helping hand to others.


  1. Lesson 1

    PHS Lesson 1: Introduction to Pediatric Hearing Screenings

     Duration 24  minutes
    In this lesson you will learn about hearing loss in children and its signs, the importance of early detection and regular pediatric hearing screenings, and Georgia state's rules, regulations, and laws surrounding hearing screening.
  2. Lesson 2

    PHS Lesson 2: Understanding Pure-Tone Screenings

     Duration 35  minutes
    In this lesson, you will take a deeper dive into Pure-Tone screenings: what they are, who they are intended for, and preparing for, conducting, and documenting results.
  3. Lesson 3

    PHS Lesson 3: Otoacoustic Emission (OAE) Screening Overview

     Duration 30  minutes
    In this lesson, you will take a deeper dive into OAE screenings: what they are, who they are intended for, and preparing for, conducting, and documenting results.
  4. Lesson 4

    PHS Lesson 4: Communication, Challenges, and Best Practices

     Duration 10  minutes
    In this lesson, you learn about best practices in pediatric hearing screening and completing proper follow-up communication after screening.
  5. Lesson 5

    PHS Lesson 5: Conclusion

     Duration 6  minutes
    In this lesson, you will review what you have learned and be directed to several free resources to help reinforce your learning.
  6. Lesson 6

    PHS End of Course Assessment

     Duration 30  minutes
    In this lesson, you will take the end-of-course assessment and post-course survey. You must score 80% or higher to pass the assessment and receive your certificate of completion.   


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