While clinical measures used for the diagnosis of hearing loss and auditory disorders in infants and children have changed and evolved over the years, the cross-check principle is as relevant today as it was back in 1976 when it was introduced to the profession by Jerger and Hayes. This webinar discusses the cross-check principle and its importance in the application of evidence-based practice.
Course created on November 2, 2015
- After this course learners will be able to define the cross-check principle and explain the history of its application to pediatric audiology.
- After this course learners will be able to explain how the application of the cross-check principle evolved over time with the development of new measures for audiology diagnoses, and its relevance today.
- After this course learners will be able to discuss how current techniques of objective response detection, click-evoked auditory brainstem response, and ipsilateral and contralateral acoustic reflexes can provide cross-checks and improve clinical pediatric audiology today.
|5-15 Minutes||Pediatric audiology 40 years ago|
|15-30 Minutes||New discoveries and the cross-check principle|
|30-40 Minutes||Application of the cross-check principle today|
|40-55 Minutes||Case examples and how we can improve|
Deborah Hayes, Ph.D is Chair, Audiology, Speech Pathology, and Learning Services, Children’s Hospital - Colorado, where she holds the Kelley Family/Schlessman Family Scottish Rite Masons Endowed Chair in Childhood Language Disorders. She is also Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine. Her primary professional interest is early identification and diagnosis of childhood hearing loss. She has served on numerous professional committees and advisory boards including the Joint Committee on Infant Hearing and the Colorado Infant Hearing Advisory Committee. Dr. Hayes holds Pediatric Audiology Specialty Certification from the American Board of Audiology.
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