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The Evolution of Cognitive Screening in Audiology: Considerations and Future Implications

Course: #36236Level: Introductory 1 Hour 195 Reviews
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Cognitive screening has been discussed and recognized as an important tool of audiologic evaluation and patient care for many years. However, its use in clinical practice has remained limited and stagnant for almost as long due to a myriad of factors, including a lack of familiarity with traditional testing methods and time constraints. Lately, with the burgeoning availability of a more accessible and practical cognitive screening option, there is a new drive to standardize and formalize the role of cognitive screening as a component of audiologic patient care.Tune in for a review of related research and recommendations, current actions underway to educate and support the audiology community, and how cognitive screening underpins a new approach to more holistic, patient-centered care.

This course is part of the 2021 Industry Innovations Summit on AudiologyOnline.

Course created on March 23, 2021

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CEUs/Hours Offered: AAA/0.1 Introductory; ACAud/1.0; BAA/1.0; CAA/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 identify key literature that supports the use of cognitive screening as a component of audiologic patient care.
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to compare cognitive screening methods and barriers to implementation.
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to discuss how cognitive screening can facilitate more individualized, patient-centered care in audiology.


0-15 Minutes Introduction; The role of cognition in hearing and communication and why screening is important in clinical patient care-Key supporting pubs (early to current)-Guidelines/recommendations
15-25 Minutes High-level review of common cognitive screening methods and barriers to widespread implementation Current efforts to support wider adoption
25-50 Minutes First-hand experience implementing Cognivue•Benefits of testing that have been experienced, patient care, help rate•Patient awareness and effective pre/post assessment counseling •Case study
50-60 Minutes Audience Q&A


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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Dr. Abigail Sweeney is a paid consultant for Cognivue, Inc. Non-financial: Dr. Abigail Sweeney 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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Australian College of Audiology

Australian College of Audiology

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British Academy of Audiology

British Academy of Audiology

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Canadian Academy of Audiology

Canadian Academy of Audiology

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International Hearing Society

International Hearing Society

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Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services

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New Zealand Audiological Society

New Zealand Audiological Society

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Speech-Language & Audiology Canada

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