The Ida Institute Research Committee is now accepting proposals for research projects that investigate outcomes of the use of Ida tools, the Institute announced. Research grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded to projects that develop evidence related to Ida Institute methods and tools and aim to demonstrate the effect of person-centered care in hearing rehabilitation. The Ida Institute tools and resources support continued professional development in person-centered care in audiology and the operationalization of person-centered care in clinical practice.

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The Research Committee will review applications and select three projects. Applicants may request up to $10,000 in funding. Recipients of the grants agree to begin their research by September 1, 2018, and submit results by September 1, 2019.

The Research Committee has indicated particular interest in projects related to the following topics:

  •   Patient and clinician outcomes and experiences using the Ida Tinnitus Management tools;
  •   Outcomes from patient engagement outside appointments using Ida Telecare tools,
  •   Ida Tools in Education: Implementation and student outcomes.

The deadline for applications is March 5, 2018. Awardees will be notified in May 2018. For more information and to download the application, please visit the Ida Institute Research Grants

Source: Ida Institute