Bone conduction audiometry is a standard test performed in an audiologic evaluation. Bone scores help indicate the site of lesion and type of hearing loss that may be present; however, there are times when unexplainable air/bone gaps or bone thresholds poorer than air thresholds are obtained. This webinar will address some of the oddities of bone conduction audiometry and clear up some of the frustration felt by clinicians when strange results are obtained.
Course created on October 16, 2019
- After this course learners will be able to describe at least two technical variables in bone conduction audiometry.
- After this course learners will be able to describe calibration variables in bone conduction audiometry.
- After this course learners will be able to describe the difference between forehead and mastoid placement of the bone oscillator and determine the best placement for his/her patient.
|0-5 Minutes||Intro and overview of topics|
|5-25 Minutes||Overview of technical variables in bone conduction|
|25-40 Minutes||Overview of calibration variables in bone conduction|
|40-55 Minutes||Overview of transducer placement in bone conduction|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary and Q&A|
Dr. Lord is a Regional Manager of the Philadelphia office for e3 Diagnostics, a nationwide supplier of hearing and balance testing instruments providing consultative, sales, training, installation, calibration, and repair services. He also is an adjunct faculty member at Salus University in the residential and international bridge Au.D. programs. Dr. Lord earned his Master’s degree in audiology from Bloomsburg University and Au.D. from Salus University. His audiology areas of interest include electrophysiology, vestibular and balance assessment, and technical issues associated with instrumentation and calibration.
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