This course focuses on the interdisciplinary approach to diagnosing central auditory processing disorder (CAPD)/deficits across the lifespan. Specific topics include the determination of candidacy for central auditory processing evaluations, test selection and scoring, interpretation of results, and making meaningful connections between a patient’s evaluation results to their subjectively reported auditory and communication challenges.
Please note: You may earn ABA Tier 1 credits for this course if you complete it as part of course 39077, "CAPD: An Interdisciplinary Approach, presented in partnership with Salus University." ABA Tier 1 CEUs can only be earned when completed as part of course 39077.
Course created on October 18, 2023
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the skills that underlie central auditory processing and how to evaluate them.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how to apply knowledge of neuroanatomy and neurophysiology to interpret results of central auditory processing tests.
- After this course, participants will be able to discuss how to synthesize results of the central auditory processing evaluation with patient- reported symptoms in ways that are empowering to patients and meaningful to the experience of everyday life.
|10-25 Minutes||Description of central auditory processing skills/domains|
|25-50 Minutes||How to test each central auditory processing skill/domain|
|50-65 Minutes||Connecting evaluation results to reported communication difficulties|
|65-80 Minutes||Diagnostic cases|
|80-90 Minutes||Summary & Q/A|
Jennifer Gonzalez, Au.D., Ph.D., CCC-A, is a Senior Associate Consultant in the Division of Audiology, Department of Otorhinolaryngology at Mayo Clinic in Arizona, and an Assistant Professor of Audiology at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science. Dr. Gonzalez earned her Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D. in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences) degrees from the University of Connecticut. Her research and clinical interests focus on central auditory processing; neurodiagnostic applications of auditory evoked responses, including auditory brainstem response, middle latency response, and cortical auditory evoked potentials; and traditional and non-traditional applications of amplification and assistive listening device strategies for the management of central auditory processing disorders and deficits.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented by AudiologyOnline in partnership with Salus University.
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