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Managing Tinnitus without Hearing Loss and Unilateral Hearing Losses – Tinnitus Case Studies

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Take an opportunity to review case studies of patients with tinnitus. This informal discussion will teach you about using Zen for this population and provide an opportunity for you to ask questions to an expert on your patients.

Course created on September 10, 2013

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No CEU credit available
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Course Learning Outcomes

  • After this course learners will be able to explain how to fit Widex instruments with Zen on normal hearing individuals.
  • After this course learners will be able to explain how to use the many tools and guides that Widex provides for managing tinnitus.
  • After this course learners will be able to explain how to manage tinnitus in cases of unilateral tinnitus, with or without hearing loss

Time-ordered Agenda

0-10 Minutes Introduction and Review of Widex Zen Therapy
10-25 Minutes Present 1st Case Study: Tinnitus with Normal Hearing
25-35 Minutes Questions and Comments on 1st Case
35-50 Minutes Present 2nd Case Study: Unilateral Tinnitus
50-60 Minutes Questions and Comments on 2nd Case

Course Presenter

laurie bennett

Laurie Bennett, AuD

Professional Training Audiologist

Laurie earned her doctorate in Audiology from the University of Florida in 2009, and her Masters in Speech and Hearing Science at Purdue University in 1982. She has held a wide variety of audiology positions over the span of her career. These have included diagnostics and hearing aid work in hospitals, teaching universities, non-profit agencies and private clinics. Laurie’s special interest has always been in amplification and rehabilitation. Having had a beloved grandmother with a severe to profound hearing loss has made an impact on Laurie’s philosophy that all patients are worthy of the best products, guidance and counseling available.

Laurie joined Widex USA in 2011 as a Professional Training Audiologist. She is pleased to share her knowledge and experience with other hearing health care professionals.

Laurie has lived many locations, including 7 states and 2 provinces of Canada. She has held audiology and hearing aid dispensing licenses in many of those places and is a fellow of the American and Michigan Academies of Audiology as well as holding ASHA certification. She is content to finally be settled in Kalamazoo, Michigan with her husband, daughter, cat and dog.

Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Laurie Bennett is employed by Widex Hearing Aids. Non-financial: Laurie Bennett has a family member with hearing loss.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Widex in partnership with AudiologyOnline.

Content Disclosure: This learning event focuses on Widex products and services and will not include info on other products or services.


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