The evidence supporting the connection between cognitive health and hearing performance continues to expand, further supporting the need for a cognitive screening tool as part of an audiology clinical practice. This course will provide guidance on cognitive screening options, the benefits and challenges of each, evidence to support the use of each tool, and current clinical research that is underway exploring new technologies, implementation, and clinical outcomes.
This course is part of the 2022 Industry Innovations Summit on AudiologyOnline.
Course created on February 15, 2022
- After this course, participants will be able to summarize the evidence supporting the connection between audition and cognition.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe options for cognitive screenings, including the benefits and drawbacks from a clinical and implementation perspective for each, and how this information provides additional information to assess and treat a patient’s hearing loss.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify two research projects currently underway using a computerized, self-administered cognitive screening tool.
|5-25 Minutes||Evidence Supporting the Connection between Cognition and Audition|
|25-40 Minutes||Cognitive Screening Tools: Benefits, Drawbacks, Implementation and Evidence|
|40-50 Minutes||On-Going Research Projects|
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Dr. Presley has served as an audiologist within a pediatric hospital, private ENT practice and for the last 20 years, in the field of cochlear implantation. She is currently the Director of Audiology at the Presbyterian Board of Governors Cochlear Implant Center of Excellence at GBMC. In addition to clinical responsibilities, she is responsible for consumer and professional outreach to help patients and colleagues remain current on the latest cochlear implant candidacy and technology. Her research has been geared toward quality of life, use of artificial intelligence, effectiveness of new technology, and the development of a new standard of care clinical model.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Cognivue in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
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