This course features actual case studies on adult amplification and other specialty areas with a range of audiological and medical diagnoses. It will review how patient outcomes may be improved with environmental modifications, interdisciplinary treatment, and modified counseling approaches.
Course created on November 6, 2019
- After this course, participants will be able to identify examples of patient outcomes which can be improved with non-audiologic management including environmental modifications and interdisciplinary treatment.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how to modify counseling for challenging patients to improve outcomes from amplification.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify areas of audiology specialty practices that can be used in clinical practice to improve patient care.
|5-15 Minutes||Cognitive impairment negatively influencing hearing aid use|
|15-25 Minutes||Hidden hearing loss requiring environmental modifications and multidisciplinary treatment|
|25-35 Minutes||Hearing aid fitting of a patient with MS|
|35-45 Minutes||Vestibular testing and treatment of a Veteran with vestibular impairment|
|45-55 Minutes||Failure of a cochlear implant requiring explantation and reimplantation|
|55-65 Minutes||Patient distrust of the healthcare system leading to non-compliance of hearing healthcare treatment recommendations|
|85-90 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
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.
Cara Michaux earned her Au.D. from Northwestern University in 2009. She currently serves as the vestibular clinic coordinator at the Pittsburgh VA. In addition to this she serves as a clinical preceptor for the University of Pittsburgh and for 4thyear externs.
Leslie Cody is a clinical audiologist at the Pittsburgh VA. She earned her AuD from the University of Pittsburgh in 2013. She serves as a clinical preceptor and her special interests include amplification, cochlear implantation, vestibular assessment and electrophysiology.
Tia Mulrooney completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Pittsburgh and completed her Au.D. at Arizona State University. She has been with the Pittsburgh VA since 2014. Her interests are electrophysiology and vestibular evaluations.
Cara Michaux: Financial: Cara Michaux serves as the Vestibular Clinic Coordinator at the Pittsburgh VA and clinical preceptor for the University of Pittsburgh and for 4th-year externs. Non-financial: Cara Michaux has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Leslie Cody: Financial: Leslie Cody is a Clinical Audiologist at the Pittsburgh VA. Non-financial: Leslie Cody has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Tia Mulrooney: Financial: Tia Mulrooney is a Clinical Audiologist at the Pittsburgh VA. Non-financial: Tia Mulrooney has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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