Research has linked physical health to the prevalence of hearing loss, and the prevalence of hearing loss to cognitive health. As hearing healthcare professionals, it is important to understand these relationships from the aspect of counseling patients on the impact of lifestyle on hearing and the benefit of hearing aids on listening lifestyle and satisfaction.
Course created on July 28, 2020
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- After this course, participants will identify the impact of health conditions on hearing loss.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the relationship between hearing loss and cognition.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how improving audibility with modern technology can impact overall wellbeing and satisfaction.
|0-10 Minutes||Introduction to the problem and statistics|
|10-40 Minutes||Review of the relationship between overall health and hearing, and the relationship between hearing and cognition.|
|40-60 Minutes||Overview of research on hearing aids, patient satisfaction and improvement in quality of life. Question and Answer.|
Jack Scott, Ph.D. is a Senior Audiologist at GN Hearing. His areas of interest include adult hearing health, the interplay between hearing loss and cognition, and tinnitus management. Dr. Scott is a motivational audiologist with extensive clinical, research, supervising, and training experience – his passion is inspiring clinical decision-makers in embracing innovative technology and best practices for improving patient outcomes. He received his PhD in Communication Sciences and Disorders from The University of Texas- Dallas.
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