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Common Errors in Aural Immittance Measurement: Tympanometry and Acoustic Reflexes

Course: #29881Level: Advanced1 Hour 365 Reviews
Recorded Webinar

This course will provide the latest evidenced-based information on protocols combined with expert insight, in order to help audiologists avoid commonly encountered errors in aural immittance measurement and analysis. Errors include those associated with improper technique, inattention to factors influencing test outcome such as patient age, and the failure to apply diagnostically proven tympanometry and acoustic measures for select patient populations. This course is part of the Common Errors in Diagnostic Audiology series on AudiologyOnline - search the AudiologyOnline Course Library to browse and view the other courses in this series.



Please note: You may earn ABA Tier 1 credits for this course if you complete it as part of the course 30162, "Common Errors in Diagnostic Audiology: Tips for Improving Efficiency, Accuracy and Outcomes." Course 30162 contains recordings of all three events from our 2017 series on Common Errors in Diagnostic Audiology. ABA Tier 1 CEUs can be earned only when all modules are completed as part of course 30162.

Course created on October 25, 2017

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CEUs/Hours Offered: AAA/0.1 Advanced; ACAud/1.0; ASHA/0.1 Advanced, Professional; BAA/1.0; CAA/1.0; Calif SLPAB/1.0; IACET/0.1; IHS/1.0; Kansas, LTS-S0035/1.0; NZAS/1.0; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to list 4 common errors in the clinical measurement of aural immittance.
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to identify the importance of young age in selecting an appropriate probe tone.
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to list 3 under-utilized clinical applications of acoustic reflexes.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction & historical perspective
5-20 Minutes Review of common errors in single frequency tympanometry and analysis
20-30 Minutes Consequences of inappropriate probe tone frequency in young children
30-45 Minutes Review of common errors or deficiencies in acoustic reflex measurement and analysis
45-55 Minutes Rarely applied yet clinically valuable acoustic reflex measurements
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q & A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: James Hall is a Professor at Salus University and the University of Hawaii. He is the author of ten textbooks. Dr. Hall received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: James Hall has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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Australian College of Audiology

Australian College of Audiology

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Advanced level, Professional Area)


British Academy of Audiology

British Academy of Audiology

This course has been accredited with 1 CPD point/s by the British Academy of Audiology.


Canadian Academy of Audiology

Canadian Academy of Audiology

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California Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology Board

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International Hearing Society

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

New Zealand Audiological Society

This course is offered for 1.0 Continuing Education points through the New Zealand Audiological Society.


Speech-Language & Audiology Canada

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