A discussion of why all audiologists should be conducting balance screenings, written in an engaging Q & A format.
Course created on June 22, 2020
- After this course, participants will be able to identify effective balance screening assessments to use in the audiology clinic.
- After this course, participants will be able to create clinical instructions to increase student confidence in administering and assessing fall risks.
- After this course, participants will be able to list specialty care disciplines that should be involved in a fall risk assessment team.
|0-5 Minutes||Rationale for balance screening|
|5-20 Minutes||Effective balance assessments|
|20-50 Minutes||Clinical instruction and confidence|
|50-60 Minutes||Fall Risk Assessment Team|
Dr. David Jedlicka earned his AuD from the University of Pittsburgh and is a staff audiologist at the Pittsburgh VA. He also serves as a part time instructor at the University of Pittsburgh. Currently he is the President Elect of the Association of VA Audiologists. In addition to his work in tele-health, Dr. Jedlicka is a clinical researcher in the areas of functional balance assessments, hidden hearing loss, amplification and other audiology specialties.
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