This 2-part course is designed to provide a review of chronic diseases that are comorbid with hearing loss. Six in ten Americans live with at least one chronic disease, like heart disease, cancer, stroke, or diabetes. Audiologists must be knowledgeable of these diseases in order to practice whole-body health care for the benefit of their patients.
Part 1 of this course recording has a slight clicking sound at the beginning which resolves at 20 minutes.
Course created on February 15, 2019
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the criteria for a chronic disease and the most significant comorbid diseases in the population.
- After this course, participants will be able to utilize case history information on patients chronic, comorbid conditions in the management of auditory and vestibular disorders.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe symptoms of cognitive impairment and utilize information on cognitive status in auditory rehabilitation.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe symptoms of depressive disorders in the audiology patient, screen for depressive disorders, and as appropriate, refer for depressive disorders.
|0-90 Minutes||Chronic Diseases Comorbid with Hearing Loss I, presented in partnership with Salus University|
|90-180 Minutes||Chronic Diseases Comorbid with Hearing Loss II, presented in partnership with Salus University|
Victor Bray, PhD
Dr. Victor Bray is an Associate Professor and the former dean of Salus University Osborne College of Audiology. He received his PhD from the University of Texas at Austin, MSC in Audiology from Auburn University and BS in Biochemistry from the University of Georgia. His current research activities at Salus University include evaluating hearing instrument signal processing, the co-management of comorbidities in audiologic medicine, and the role of audiology education in the audiology professional transition process. He is a recipient of several awards including the Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA) David Goldstein Award “for promoting audiology’s transformation to a doctoral degree with the Au.D. as its distinctive designator,” ADA’s Joel Wernick Award “in recognition of an outstanding educational contribution within the fields of audiology and hearing science,” the Outstanding Alumnus Award from The University of Texas at Austin College of Communication for a career as an “audiology innovator and educator” and recipient of the HIA volunteerism award “for dedication, expertise and effort in creating a structure that ensures the substance and the science that supports hearing aid marketing and advertising in America.”
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