Key components of a tinnitus management protocol for audiologists including resources and references, written in an engaging Q & A format.
Course created on September 9, 2019
- After this course, participants will be able to discuss the audiologist’s role in tinnitus management and list effective approaches.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe key components of the case history and diagnostic evaluation for a patient whose chief complaint is tinnitus.
- After this course, participants will be able to list 5 factors to address in audiological tinnitus management and explain how they may be incorporated in clinical practice.
|0-15 Minutes||Overview, rationale|
|15-40 Minutes||Case history, diagnostics, tinnitus assessment|
|40-60 Minutes||Management considerations|
Christopher Spankovich, AuD, PhD, MPH
Christopher Spankovich is an Associate Professor and Vice Chair of Research for the Department of Otolaryngology and Communicative Sciences at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Dr. Spankovich obtained his Master of Public Health from Emory University (Atlanta, GA), AuD from Rush University (Chicago, IL), and PhD from Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN). Dr. Spankovich is a clinician-scientist with a translational research program focused on prevention and treatment of acquired forms of hearing loss, tinnitus, and sound sensitivity. His research includes clinical trials of otoprotectant agents, epidemiological studies of determinants (e.g. dietary quality) of hearing loss and tinnitus, basic research in thermal stress for prevention of ototoxicity, and translational research on the effects of noise on auditory physiology and perception. Dr. Spankovich’s clinical interests include tinnitus, sound sensitivity, ototoxicity, hearing conservation, and auditory evoked potentials.
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