Teresa adapted to her hearing loss disability and went on to become an ICU/ED RN Manager. After getting hearing aids (medical prosthetic devices) at age 22 years old after nursing school. She is a graduate of UCSD with a BA in Communications.
Bret Schanzenbah, President and CEO of the Carlsbad Chamber an IOM is proudly displaying the Hearing Friendly Business Symbol outside the Chamber with Teresa Barmes, RN. It's right above the Veterans Symbol and the AED certification.
He believes being a physician is more than the practice of medicine. Dr. Smith is here for advice on ENT Questions, WorkersCompensation Claims, and medical authority in the field of otolaryngology, better know as ear health.
Over 11 years of experience in the tech industry and is passionate about technology solutions that have a social impact.
She is assisting with technology development for HearCommunication.
Having grown up with parents and a sibling with hearing loss he understands the nuisances of this social and physical disease from this perspective. He is a strong supporter and suggest every business implement the Hearing Friendly Program in their platform.
Teresa Barnes, RN, Founder of HearCommunication - a business educational company - has had a hearing loss since birth. Ms. Barnes is a former ED Manager with more than 20 years of experience in the medical field. She holds a BA in Communications from UCSD and is a board certified registered nurse in California. Due to a potentially life threatening accident for not hearing a warning shout from behind, she created the Hearing Friendly Symbol. Hearing loss now has a new 21st Century symbol that focuses on those who have mild, moderate, severe, or profound hearing loss. Originally to used as a way to give hearing loss visibility for safety and awareness. In addition, the hearing-friendly symbol is an attraction magnet for businesses that want to serve this market and to aid in hearing conservation.
Ms. Barnes developed the Hearing Friendly Training and Certification Program. She is available for speaking presentations and is the author of Sound Advice: Tune Into Listening which is available on Amazon.
A Few of the Topics to Choose From:
1) Did you know there are foods to eat that are ear healthy?
2 ) Did you know that personal care products can affect hearing loss?
3) Did you know that some drugs can affect your hearing?
All service, manufacturing, and educational institutions need Hearing Friendly Training to increase inclusion, safety, understanding, productivity, retention and make their environments ADA 2010 compliance for hearing disorders.
Become part of the business culture to remove stigma and learn about a new twist on hearing conservation.
Training Options: In Person, Online, Zoom, Webinar Formats, or Round Table for Level C and management.