Course # 23144
Managing Tinnitus without Hearing Loss and Unilateral Hearing Losses – Tinnitus Case Studies
This course is mobile compatible.
Disclosure: This Course is presented by Widex in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
CEUs/Hours Offered: AAA/0.1 Intermediate; ACAud/1.0; BAA/1.0; CAA/1.0; IHS/1.0; Kansas DHE, LTS-S0035/1.0; NZAS/1.0; SAC/1.0
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
|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|
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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.
Disclosure: Financial: Laurie Bennett is employed by Widex Hearing Aids. Non-financial: Laurie Bennett has a family member with hearing loss.
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American Academy of Audiology
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Australian College of Audiology
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British Academy of Audiology
This course has been accredited with 1 CPD point/s by the British Academy of Audiology.
Canadian Academy of Audiology
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International Hearing Society
This program is approved by the International Hearing Society and its educational committee, the International Institute for Hearing Instruments Studies. To learn more about earning IHS CE Credit, click here.
Kansas Department of Health and Environment
Kansas Department of Health and Environment: Approved for 1 continuing education clock hours for Kansas licensed Audiologists by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. Long-Term Sponsorship number LTS-S0035.
AudiologyOnline.com is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board to provide CEUs, approval number PDP 267.
New Zealand Audiological Society
This course is offered for 1 Continuing Education points through the New Zealand Audiological Society.
Speech-Language & Audiology Canada
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