This webinar is part of a series of webinars on AudiologyOnline in June 2014 entitled, Auditory Assessment of the Blast-exposed Patient, presented in partnership with the Defense Hearing Center of Excellence supported by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense. This webinar will include discussion regarding the evaluation of auditory processing difficulties in patients who have been exposed to blasts. A brief description of audiological management strategies for auditory processing difficulties will also be discussed. To register for other courses in this series, please visit the AudiologyOnline course library, and select "Blast Exposure" from the topic list.
Please note: You may earn ABA Tier 1 credits for this course if you complete it as part of course 24668, "Auditory Assessment of the Blast-exposed Patient; Presented in Partnership with the Defense Hearing Center of Excellence supported by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense.” Course 24668 contains recordings of the four events from this virtual conference on the topic of Blast Exposure. ABA Tier 1 CEUs can be earned only when all modules are completed as part of course 24668.
Course created on June 25, 2014
- After this course learners will be able to describe symptoms and clinical presentation of central auditory processing difficulties in blast-exposed patients.
- After this course learners will be able to indicate important considerations when evaluating and treating a blast-exposed patient for auditory processing issues.
- After this course learners will be able to describe the different types of strategies that may be used to manage auditory processing difficulties in the blast-exposed patient.
|5-10 Minutes||Background support for Auditory Processing Issues in Service Members|
|10-15 Minutes||Research that Led to Current C/APD Clinical Protocol|
|15-20 Minutes||Future Plans for Research|
|20-25 Minutes||Considerations for C/APD|
|25-30 Minutes||Case History Questions|
|30-35 Minutes||C/APD Clinical Protocol|
|35-40 Minutes||Patterns of Test Results|
|40-45 Minutes||Referrals: For and To Whom?|
|45-50 Minutes||Untying Blasts from mTBI|
|50-55 Minutes||SLP Treatment Model|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Jacquelyn Jackson, AuD
Dr. Jacquelyn Jackson is an audiologist at the National Military Audiology and Speech Pathology Center at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, where she serves as the Subject Matter Expert for Auditory Processing Disorders. She also is the audiologist representative for the hospital’s outpatient TBI and Craniofacial teams. She received both her Bachelor and Doctorate degrees from The Ohio State University and has clinical experience in private practice, ENT practice, as well as military and VA hospitals.
Linda Picon, MCD, CCC-SLP
Linda obtained her graduate degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Auburn University in 1990. She transferred earlier this month from Tampa, Florida to Silver Spring, Maryland, to serve as the VA Senior Consultant/Liaison for TBI and Polytrauma for the Defense Center of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury. For the past 22 years, she provided care for veterans and service members with TBI and Polytrauma as a Speech-Language Pathologist for the Polytrauma Rehabilitation Center (PRC) at the James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital. She was one of the pioneers of the TBI program in Tampa as it became a National TBI Lead Center and evolved into the Regional TBI and Polytrauma Rehabilitation Center it currently is. Her role in TBI and Polytrauma expanded to a national level through clinical, research, educational and program development collaborations within the VHA, the DoD and the Defense and Veterans’ Brain Injury Center (DVBIC). These clinical and research initiatives have included writing clinical practice recommendations, practice guidance and preferred practice documents, as well as protocol development for congressionally mandated TBI treatment trials such as the DVBIC/VA randomized control rehabilitation trial for moderate to severe TBI and for the Study of Cognitive Rehabilitation Effectiveness (S.C.O.R.E.) for OEF/OIF service members with mild TBI. Linda is also an adjunct professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of South Florida, and has co-authored book chapters and peer-reviewed articles, and has presented numerous lectures on the subject of TBI.
Lina Kubli, PhD
Lina R. Kubli, PhD, is a Research Audiologist at the National Military Audiology and Speech Pathology Center at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. She received her PhD degree from Gallaudet University and her Master’s degree in Audiology from The University of Maryland. Her research interests are in the areas of traumatic brain injury, noise and blast induced hearing loss, auditory and cognitive processing. She has been involved with research studies evaluating auditory function in military Service Members who are blast-exposed or have traumatic brain injury. In addition to research experience, Dr. Kubli has clinical experience with pediatric patients with sensory regulation, auditory/visual-spatial processing abilities, and language disorders. At Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Dr. Kubli evaluates and manages adult patients with brain injury and with auditory processing disorders.
Linda Picon, MCD: Financial: Linda Picon is an employee of the VA, and has participated in research regarding TBI. Non-Financial: Linda Picon has co-authored book chapters on the subject of TBI.
Lina Kubli, PhD: Financial: Lina Kubli is an employee of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Dr. Kubli has participated in funded research projects on the topics of hearing loss and CAPD associated with blast-exposure. Non-Financial: Dr. Kubli has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented by AudiologyOnline in partnership with the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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