This course is designed for Audiologists who treat hearing loss in children. The course will provide information on conductive, mixed and unilateral hearing loss in children and will describe how bone conduction is a unique treatment option.
- After this course learners will be able to describe the common etiologies for conductive and mixed hearing loss in children and list common treatment options.
- After this course learners will be able to list the considerations for treating single-sided deafness in children.
- After this course learners will be able to explain how treatment with bone conduction is uniquely suited to conductive and mixed hearing loss in children as well as single-sided deafness.
- After this course learners will be able to describe the fitting and validation of Baha bone conduction solutions in children.
|5-20 Minutes||Conductive and Mixed Hearing Loss (CMHL) in Children|
|20-30 Minutes||Single-Sided Deafness (SSD) in Children|
|30-45 Minutes||Selection and Fitting of Baha Technology for Children with CMHL and SSD|
|45-55 Minutes||Case Studies|
Lisa Christensen, AuD
Lisa Christensen, AuD, is the Audiology Program Manager at Cook Children's Medical Center in Fort Worth, Texas and currently serves as President of the American Academy of Audiology. Lisa Christensen, Au.D., was formerly a pediatric audiologist for the Outreach Support Services Program at the Arkansas School for the Deaf in Little Rock, Arkansas. Dr. Christensen’s interests include bone anchored implants in children, pediatric diagnostics and amplification, and acquired hearing loss. She is the founding president of the Arkansas Academy of Audiology. Dr. Christensen was a participant in the Inaugural Jerger Future Leaders of Audiology Conference sponsored by the American Academy of Audiology.
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Australian College of Audiology
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
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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
Kansas Department of Health and Environment: Approved for 1 continuing education clock hours for Kansas licensed Audiologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number LTS-S0035.
New Zealand Audiological Society
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Speech-Language & Audiology Canada
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