This course will explore the frequency and impact of combined cochleovestibular loss on children. Special focus will include screening and recognizing the signs and symptoms of vestibular impairment.
Please note: You may earn ABA Tier 1 credits for this course if you complete it as part of the course 35586, "Contemporary Concepts in Pediatric Vestibular Assessment and Management, presented in partnership with Seminars in Hearing." Course 35586 contains recordings of all five events from our 2020 series on Pediatric Vestibular Assessment and Management. ABA Tier 1 CEUs can be earned only when all modules are completed as part of course 35586.
Course created on September 2, 2020
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the reciprocal impact of cochlear implants on vestibular function and vice versa.
- After this course, participants will be able to discuss which etiologies of SNHL are most likely to have associated vestibular impairment.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the signs and symptoms as well as diagnostics tests that can facilitate a diagnosis of vestibular impairment.
|5-10 Minutes||Impact of cochlear implantation on the vestibular system|
|10-20 Minutes||Impact of vestibular impairment on the child with vestibular impairment|
|20-25 Minutes||Etiologies of deafness most likely to be associated with vestibular impairment|
|25-40 Minutes||Screening tools for recognizing vestibular impairment|
|40-50 Minutes||Functional impact of vestibular dysfunction on development|
|50-55 Minutes||Recognizing the impact of vestibular dysfunction on hearing loss rehabilitation|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Dr. Sharon Cushing is a full time pediatric otolaryngologist at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada, and an Associate Professor and Clinician Investigator in the Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Toronto. She is the Director of the Cochlear Implant Program at the Hospital for Sick Children.
Dr. Cushing has a clinical and surgical interest in disorders of the external, middle and inner ear, including hearing loss and vestibular dysfunction. Her research interest include vestibular and balance function and dysfunction in children, and its association with hearing loss and cochlear implantation.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented by Seminars in Hearing, a publication of Thieme Medical Publishers, in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
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