Most “hearing tests” do not include listening and communication assessments, nor do they include speech in noise tests (SIN) despite decades-old Best Practice statements from AAA and ASHA and more recently IHS. In this course, we will discuss the benefits and rationale and value of complete audiometric assessments and adherence to “diagnosis first, treatment second.”
Course created on January 18, 2023
- After this course, participants will be able to name three cognitive screening tests.
- After this course, participants will be able to name two symptoms/complaints which overlap between cognitive disorders and listening disorders.
- After this course, participants will be able to define "minor neurocognitive disorder" versus "major neurocognitive disorder."
|5-20 Minutes||Cognitive disorders and screeners|
|20-45 Minutes||Current Research|
|45-55 Minutes||Programming and speaking points|
|55-60 Minutes||Q & A|
Lori Adams, AuD, is the Senior Manager of Customer Training and Utilization with Cognivue. Prior to joining Cognivue, she previously saw patients in private practices in Washington, DC and in the Rochester, NY area after completing her Au.D. at the University at Buffalo and her B.S. in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Nazareth College. She has always believed in the ear-to-brain connection and educating her patients as well as the community about the need for audiological care & early intervention. Dr. Adams is a former member of Board of Directors for the Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA) as well as Fellow member. Dr. Adams is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology.
AuD FAAA, CCC-A
Dr. Beck began his career in Los Angeles at the House Ear Institute in cochlear implant research and intraoperative cranial nerve monitoring. By 1988, he was Director of Audiology at Saint Louis University. In 1996 he co-founded a multi-office dispensing practice in St Louis. In 1999, he became President and Editor- In-Chief of AudiologyOnline.com, SpeechPathology.com and HealthyHearing.com.
Dr. Beck joined Oticon in 2005. From 2008 through 2015 he also served as Web Content Editor for the American Academy of Audiology (AAA). In 2016 he also became Senior Editor for Clinical Research at the Hearing Review and also, Adjunct Clinical Professor of Communication Disorders & Sciences at SUNYAB. In 2019, he was appointed Vice President of Academic Sciences at Oticon Inc. Dr. Beck is among the most prolific authors in audiology with more than 211 publications. Although he officially retired from Oticon in March, 2022, he became Vice President of Clinical Sciences for Cognivue, Inc., Victor, NY in April, 2022. Dr Beck continues to consult for a number of professional and private concerns. Hundreds of publications and videos are available for free at www.douglaslbeck.com.
Financial: Lori Adams, AuD is an employee of Cognivue. Non-financial: Lori Adams, AuD has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Cognivue in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event focuses on Cognivue products and services and will not include info on other products or services.
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Association of Hearing Instrument Practitioners of Ontario
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British Academy of Audiology
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International Hearing Society
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Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services
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New Zealand Audiological Society
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Speech-Language & Audiology Canada
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