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Course # 19966
An Overview of (Central) Auditory Processing Disorders

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CEUs/Hours Offered: AAA/0.1 Intermediate; ACAud/0.1; BAA/1.0; CAA/1.0; Calif SLPAB/1.0; IHS/1.0; Kansas DHE, LTS-S0035/1.0; NZAS/1.0; SAC/1.0

Course Abstract

Included in the article will be considerations in the differential diagnosis of (C)APD. This session will cover the recommended minimal battery, including discussion of behavioral and electrophysiological measures, as well as recommended (re)habilitative techniques.

Course Learning Outcomes

  • After this course learners will be able to identify and refer to the most current guidelines on (C)APD evaluation and treatment (AAA, 2010).
  • After this course learners will be able to explain a few of the considerations that need to be taken into account when selecting a test battery for the evaluation of (C)APD.
  • After this course learners will be able to list some of the (re)habilitative programs for (C)APD.

Time-ordered Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes Profiles of (C)APD
10-35 Minutes Behavioral and electrophysiological evaluation of (C)APD
35-50 Minutes (Re)Habilitation of (C)APD
50-55 Minutes Case example
55-60 Minutes Q & A

Average Rating

(391 Ratings)

Most Recent Comments

Displaying 97 most recent comments out of 391 reviews

Review by: Member on June 1, 2016
I was hoping for my detailed information. It was basically a review of my first day of APD coursework.
Review by: Member on March 4, 2016
Just a basic overview
Review by: Susan on February 23, 2016
Easy to understand and follow, test questions were relevant
Review by: Member on February 22, 2016
Very well done but just a bit more basic than what I had in mind from the course description
Review by: Member on February 12, 2016
Not familiar with some of the testing that they were referring to
Review by: Member on February 2, 2016
A good high-level overview as I get ready to return to practice.
Review by: Member on January 4, 2016
Not very interested in APD but see a lot of reports due to my work environment
Review by: Member on December 30, 2015
Good insights on multiple battery of CAPD tests
Review by: Member on December 30, 2015
straightforward and factual
Review by: Carole on December 28, 2015
Good, basic info
Review by: Member on December 27, 2015
The information was well organized.
Review by: Member on December 17, 2015
Well covered the basic essentials
Review by: Member on December 16, 2015
Good info on why to do specific tests and rehab ideas.
Review by: Member on December 9, 2015
Concise and relevant information
Review by: Member on November 16, 2015
Very concise and useful information
Review by: Lindsay on November 16, 2015
material was easy to understand
Review by: Member on November 13, 2015
very easy to understand
Review by: Member on November 10, 2015
I was able to relate to the presented material and was easy to understand.
Review by: Member on November 9, 2015
its has a good flow of information and presents a good overview,
Review by: Priscilla on November 6, 2015
Very organized.
Review by: Member on November 2, 2015
It was a good review of facts. No new material presented.
Review by: Kristi on October 15, 2015
Very organized. It helped provide a nice framework of CAP techniques. It's like seeing the forest through all the trees
Review by: Member on August 18, 2015
Very well organized and concise with the provided information, that made it more simple to understand.
Review by: Member on August 10, 2015
It was an introduction to CAPD, which I needed.
Review by: Amy on June 12, 2015
very concise but I was looking for a course that was a little less "basic"
Review by: Beth on June 2, 2015
Easy to follow layout
Review by: Vickie on April 26, 2015
Excellent overview of CAPD
Review by: Kathy on April 5, 2015
The information was presented in a clear, organized manner.
Review by: KATE on March 26, 2015
Nice concise summary.
Review by: Shelley on March 3, 2015
Good overview of an interesting topic
Review by: Abeer on January 27, 2015
Review by: Janet on December 31, 2014
Not terribly challenging, but nonetheless clearly set out.
Review by: Bernadette on November 24, 2014
The bibliography list was extensive, and therefore a great resource for further reading.
Review by: Marnie on October 21, 2014
Well organized and concisely written.
Review by: Helene on October 14, 2014
This course gave a very organized and concise presentation summarizing the latest information concerning Auditory Processing Disorders.
Review by: Lindsay on August 25, 2014
Excellent overview and explanation of material. Easy to understand and follow.
Review by: Joanne on July 19, 2014
Concise presentation, good for clinician not recently using CAPD testing
Review by: Toni on June 3, 2014
Clearly expressed information using research to support statements
Review by: Warren on May 13, 2014
Appropriate patient, (candidate) selection criteria, realistic test selection and interpretation, implications of a binaural integration task,(ie: dichotic digits test), and bilateral/unilateral hearing aid(s) selection.
Review by: Jill on May 13, 2014
It was a good overview. I would have liked more specifics for remediation, but the transcript did refer the reader to AAA.
Review by: hassan on May 7, 2014
the arrangement of content.
Review by: corlene on May 3, 2014
course content, good review and new aspects of CAPD
Review by: Diane on April 22, 2014
It gave a logical overview of APD.
Review by: carolyn on April 19, 2014
Review by: Kelly on April 18, 2014
Review by: Rose on April 5, 2014
Good overview. Now I am motivated to learn more.
Review by: halina on April 1, 2014
good organization, great bibliography to continue with specific topics
Review by: Tara on February 17, 2014
Great information; very clearly written.
Review by: Jennifer on February 12, 2014
Excellent overview of the basics
Review by: Nicholas on January 21, 2014
specific information regarding tests and their respective appropriateness to a patient's needs.
Review by: Kristi on December 22, 2013
Concise information
Review by: Marlene on December 18, 2013
Good information regarding appropriate populations
Review by: Charles on December 18, 2013
Interesting subject matter
Review by: Mary on December 10, 2013
Clear and concise, really like the 20Q format.
Review by: Heather on December 4, 2013
straightforward presentation.
Review by: Kirsten on December 2, 2013
the format and flow of the article
Review by: Terry on December 1, 2013
The course is a good review for experienced readers and a good introduction for clinicians new to APD. It is concise but full of useful information.
Review by: Kristen on November 26, 2013
Good review of commonly known information.
Review by: Triesta on November 24, 2013
Ease of explanations
Review by: Judith on November 19, 2013
Good overview of CAPD
Review by: Michele on October 25, 2013
The presenter provided some specific information regarding temporal processing testing and why it is important to recognize the different areas. Also, the specifics regarding CAP evaluation and objective measures.
Review by: Rochelle on October 24, 2013
information was clear and applicable
Review by: Rebecca on October 24, 2013
basic literature and concepts reviewed well
Review by: JOANN on October 17, 2013
Good review
Review by: Sangeeta on October 15, 2013
informative -- offered info i was not aware of
Review by: Robert on September 24, 2013
Good review for me. Thank you!
Review by: Heather on August 12, 2013
Good overview of CAPD in easy to understand terms.
Review by: Vincenza on July 31, 2013
very comprehensive. Gave specific examples of suggestions for therapy.
Review by: Andrea on July 12, 2013
Review by: lynnette on June 5, 2013
i ave not used this type of information in my current placement
Review by: Ann on April 4, 2013
Clear and concise information presented
Review by: Krista on March 29, 2013
very informative
Review by: amy on March 27, 2013
Very informative and organized.
Review by: Therese on March 10, 2013
Information was straight forward and well organized.
Review by: Frank on February 27, 2013
Review by: Kristi on February 26, 2013
Nice overview
Review by: Beth on February 19, 2013
Nice introductory summary to current CAPD information.
Review by: Pamela on January 25, 2013
It was very clearly presented and explained in an orderly process, yet not too technical. It was practical and interesting.
Review by: Jim on January 24, 2013
Review by: Candace on January 24, 2013
reasons for tests and weaknesses for selectivity, specificity
Review by: Kathy on January 7, 2013
text based
Review by: Amy on December 31, 2012
Well organized
Review by: Nancy on December 30, 2012
Good review course
Review by: ann on December 30, 2012
Good review and soem additional information that is helpful
Review by: Susan on December 20, 2012
Easy to understand and provided much information.
Review by: Lauren on December 20, 2012
Very easy to understand.
Review by: Allison on December 19, 2012
The information was arranged in a way that was easy to understand, she used research that was extremely applicable to each point within the course, and it was clear how this course could be used in a variety of clinical situations to improve patient care.
Review by: Betsy on December 17, 2012
It was a concise overview of (c)APD that was easy to read and understand.
Review by: Karl on December 15, 2012
Consise, to the point, gave definite recommendations for evaluative procedures, recognized extreme variability and need for test battery approach.
Review by: Gladys on November 30, 2012
A good review of information I had learned
Review by: Christine on November 29, 2012
For many years I performed Auditory Processing testing. Recently, however, I have been out of the loop (am currently at an ENT practice). So this was a good updated overview for me.
Review by: Rivka on October 29, 2012
very practical for clinicians and well explained for understanding of CAPD and important for us clinicians
Review by: Ben on October 28, 2012
A good basic review with some reminders of some additional things to be doing.
Review by: Paige on October 22, 2012
It was well organized with up to date information
Review by: Barbara on October 13, 2012
organization and clarity of the presentation of the material
Review by: Genice on October 2, 2012
Well organized. Useful information.
Review by: carmen on October 1, 2012
well organized and not too lofty.

Course Information

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Course Presenter

jennifer b shinn

Jennifer B. Shinn, PhD, CCC-A, FAAA

Chief of Audiology & Associate Professor

Jennifer Shinn, Ph.D., CCC-A, FAAA is an Associate Professor at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, Department of Otolaryngology. She holds an appointment as Chief of Audiology and Resident Research Director. She has experience in a variety of areas of audiology including neuroaudiology, with emphasis on diagnosis of and (re)habilitation of auditory processing disorders. She has published peer reviewed articles as well as book chapters and her presentation record in these areas includes state, national and international levels.

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Continuing Education Information

CEUs/Hours Offered: AAA/0.1 Intermediate; ACAud/0.1; BAA/1.0; CAA/1.0; Calif SLPAB/1.0; IHS/1.0; Kansas DHE, LTS-S0035/1.0; NZAS/1.0; SAC/1.0

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