The role of cognition in evidence-based audiology practice has been a hot topic for almost a decade. And while the science continues to mount regarding the brain’s role in hearing and communication, approaching audiologic treatment from the perspective of both peripheral and central hearing has not emerged as standard practice. Join Dr. Kim Cavitt and Dr. Heidi Hill as they dive into the science of ear-to-brain and how modern audiology can incorporate evidence-based evaluations, including cognitive screening, to drive more holistic, patient-centered care.
Course created on February 2, 2021
- After this course learners will be able to discuss available evidence regarding the brain’s role in hearing and communication.
- After this course learners will be able to discuss the role of cognition in real-life communicative environments.
- After this course learners will be able to describe the value of a functional needs assessment, including cognitive screening, to enhance audiologic patient care.
|5-20 Minutes||The ear-to-brain connection, peripheral vs central auditory system, and the role of cognition in everyday listening environments|
|20-30 Minutes||What is a functional needs assessment|
|30-40 Minutes||Implementing cognitive screening in audiology|
|40-50 Minutes||Confident counseling|
Kim Cavitt, AuD was a clinical audiologist and preceptor at The Ohio State University and Northwestern University. Since 2001, Dr. Cavitt has operated her own Audiology consulting firm, Audiology Resources, Inc. Audiology Resources, Inc. provides comprehensive operational, compliance and reimbursement consulting services to hearing healthcare providers. She is a Past President of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA), serves as the Chair of the State of Illinois Speech Pathology and Audiology Licensure Board, serves on the Audiology Quality Consortium and serves on committees through ADA and ASHA. Dr. Cavitt is an Adjunct Lecturer at Northwestern University, a visiting lecturer at Western Michigan University and the Executive Director of the Think Audiology initiative.
Dr. Heidi Hill, owner of Hearing Health Clinic for the past decade, has been practicing audiology for over twenty years. A
Heidi Hill: Financial: Heidi Hill is a paid consultant of Cognivue. Non-financial: Heidi Hill has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Cognivue in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event focuses on Cognivue products and services and will not include info on other products or services.
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