This session presents several typical cases seen in an urban medical center clinic that depict the effects of common abnormalities along the auditory pathway on the ABR waveform. It examines how outer, middle, and inner ear dysfunction; auditory neuropathy; and brainstem dysfunction influence the characteristics of the ABR and other auditory tests by a basic review of clinical cases.
Course created on August 7, 2013
- As a result of this Continuing Education Activity, participants will be able to describe the characteristics of a normal click-evoked ABR relative to the waveform neural generator sites
- As a result of this Continuing Education Activity, participants will be able to discuss how observed changes in the click-evoked ABR waveform can assist in characterizing the nature of identified hearing loss
- As a result of this Continuing Education Activity, participants will be able to explain the effects of disruptions at specific points along the auditory pathway on the ABR waveform
|5-10 Minutes||Overview of ABR and auditory pathway structure and function|
|10-15 Minutes||Review of the normal ABR waveform, case study|
|15-50 Minutes||Details, results, and discussion of four abnormal ABR cases|
|50-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Amy K. Winston, AuD
Amy K. Winston, Au.D., is a clinical audiologist and Assistant Professor in the Doctor of Audiology program at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. Her primary clinical, teaching, and research interests lie in the areas of vestibular testing and rehabilitation. Amy graduated from Harvard University with an A.B. in 1989 and then proceeded to work in publishing and publishing-related industries for many years before matriculating to Rush University for her audiology degree. She graduated from Rush University with her Au.D. in 2007.
Robin B. Stoner, AuD
Robin B. Stoner, Au.D. is a clinical audiologist and Assistant Professor in the Doctor of Audiology program at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. Her clinical interests include adult amplification and pediatric auditory evaluation. Prior to joining the staff at Rush University Medical Center in 2007, she was employed at an ENT practice in the Chicago suburbs. Robin graduated from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign with a B.S. in 1999. She received her M.S. in Audiology from Rush University in 2001 and her Au.D. from Salus University in 2007.
Robin Stoner: Financial: Robin Stoner is employed by Rush University. Non-financial: Robin Stoner has no non-financial relationships to disclose.
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