This webinar will discuss the history of brief-tone bone-conduction auditory brainstem (ABR) research and its clinical applications today as an essential component of early diagnosis of hearing loss in infants. Methodology and interpretation of bone-conduction ABRs to estimate bone-conduction hearing thresholds will be discussed in detail and cases will be provided to illustrate the principles explained. This webinar will be open captioned.
Please note: You may earn ABA Tier 1 credits for this course if you complete it as part of the course 27885, "Auditory Evoked Responses for Infant Hearing Assessment Series". Course 27885 contains recordings of all three events from our 2016 series on Auditory Evoked Responses for Infant Hearing Assessment. ABA Tier 1 CEUs can be earned only when all modules are completed as part of course 27885.
Course created on June 15, 2016
- As a result of this continuing education activity, participants will be able to explain how to set-up clinical equipment to conduct brief-tone bone-conduction auditory brainstem testing in infants.
- As a result of this continuing education activity, participants will be able to estimate bone-conduction hearing thresholds in infants with normal hearing and hearing loss using bone-conduction auditory brainstem testing.
- As a result of this continuing education activity, participants will be able to explain how to isolate the test cochlea using bone-conduction brief-tone auditory brainstem testing.
|5-10 Minutes||BC ABR to brief-tones preamble|
|10-25 Minutes||Overview of methodology|
|25-35 Minutes||Estimation of infant hearing thresholds|
|35-45 Minutes||Isolation of test cochlea, effective masking levels, occlusion effect|
|45-55 Minutes||Case Study|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Susan Small, PhD
Professor of Clinical Audiology and the Director of the Pediatric Audiology Laboratory, University of British Columbia
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