This course will cover considerations for developing a multidisciplinary pediatric balance center. Specifics related to the development of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Multidisciplinary Pediatric Balance Center will be discussed.
Course created on September 9, 2020
- After this course, participants will be able to identify three key team members that make up a multidisciplinary pediatric balance center.
- After this course, participants will be able to list at least two potential referral sources for pediatric balance evaluation and treatment.
- After this course, participants will be able to justify the need and determine the realistic potential of developing a multidisciplinary pediatric balance center.
|5-15 Minutes||Knowing the Facts|
|15-20 Minutes||Key Players and Their Roles|
|20-35 Minutes||Physical Needs of a Pediatric Balance Center: Space & Equipment|
|35-40 Minutes||Referral Sources|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Katheryn Bachmann, PhD
Katheryn "Kay" Bachmann, Ph.D. has been an audiologist for 27 years and is currently the Coordinator of Research for the Pediatric Balance Center at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. She attended Miami University (Ohio) as an undergraduate and earned her M.S. from the University of Akron before earning her PhD from Vanderbilt University. Dr. Bachmann specializes in the evaluation of dizziness and balance disorders in children, both clinically and through her research at Cincinnati Children’s. She has co-authored a number of articles and book chapters in the area of pediatric hearing and balance and has given numerous presentations in her career. Dr. Bachmann is also an adjunct assistant professor at the University of Cincinnati, where she advises student capstone projects and teaches the vestibular courses to AuD candidates.
Violette Lavender, AuD
Violette Lavender: Financial: Violette Lavender in employed by the Pediatric Balance Center at Cincinnati Children’s hospital. She received an honorarium for this presentation. Non-financial: Violette Lavender is the Co-author of Standard Practice Document for Pediatric Vestibular Assessment.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented by Seminars in Hearing, a publication of Thieme Medical Publishers, in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service. The development of the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Multidisciplinary Pediatric Balance Center will be discussed.
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