The systematic review of the efficacy and effectiveness of Auditory Training that was published in 2005 has been updated to include work through 2011. The current evidence base related to Auditory Training will be discussed and recommendations will be provided. This course is part of the Signia Expert Series.
Course created on June 3, 2011
- After this course participants will be able to list three positive findings related to auditory training in adults
- After this course participants will be able to list three shortcomings of research related to auditory training in adults
- After this course participants will be able to compare and contrast findings from auditory training research prior to 2005 and from 2005-2011
Catherine Palmer, PhD
Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Science and Disorders at the University of Pittsburgh and serves as the Director of Audiology and Hearing Aids at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Dr. Catherine Palmer is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Science and Disorders at the University of Pittsburgh and serves as the Director of Audiology and Hearing Aids at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and at UPMC Children’s Hospital. Dr. Palmer conducts research in the areas of adult auditory learning post hearing aid fitting and the relationship between hearing and cognitive health. She has published over 80 articles and book chapters in these topic areas as well as provided over 100 national and international presentations. Dr. Palmer teaches the graduate level amplification courses at the University of Pittsburgh and serves as Editor-in-Chief of Seminars in Hearing. Dr. Palmer opened the Musicians’ Hearing Center at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in 2003 and has focused a great deal of energy on community hearing health since that time. This work has included a partnership with the Pittsburgh Public Schools and the Pittsburgh Symphony that promotes hearing protection for young and professional musicians.
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