The presentation offers practical information on the application of auditory brainstem response (ABR) in the diagnosis of hearing loss in infants and young children. The presentation emphasizes the use of tone burst and bone conduction stimulation in the objective estimation of auditory thresholds.
Please note: You may earn ABA Tier 1 credits for this course if you complete it as part of course 22819, "Auditory Electrophysiology: Evidence-Based Applications." Course 22819 contains recordings of all four events from our 2013 Electrophysiology Series. ABA Tier 1 CEUs can be earned only when all modules are completed as part of course 22819.
Course created on June 5, 2013
- As a result of this Continuing Education Activity, participants will be able to define an ABR protocol for infant hearing assessment
- As a result of this Continuing Education Activity, participants will be able to describe steps in the analysis of tone burst ABR waveforms
- As a result of this Continuing Education Activity, participants will be able to list options for sedated and un-sedated ABR recording
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction: Why early diagnosis of infant hearing loss is important|
|5-30 Minutes||Review of stimuli used to elicit the ABR in infants and young children|
|30-40 Minutes||Review of test protocol for ABR recording in children|
|40-50 Minutes||Analysis of tone burst and bone conduction ABRs|
|50-55 Minutes||Discussion of techniques for un-sedated ABR and sedation options|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
James W. Hall III, PhD
James W. Hall III, PhD is an internationally recognized audiologist with 40-years of clinical, teaching, research, and administrative experience. He received his Ph.D. in audiology from Baylor College of Medicine under the direction of James Jerger. During his career, Dr. Hall has held clinical and academic audiology positions at major medical centers. Dr. Hall now holds appointments as Professor at Salus University and the University of Hawaii, and as Extraordinary Professor at the University of Pretoria South Africa. Dr. Hall is the author of over 160 peer-reviewed journal articles, monographs, or book chapters, and nine textbooks including the 2014 Introduction to Audiology Today and the 2015 eHandbook of Auditory Evoked Responses.
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