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Exploring Mindfulness With Tinnitus Patients: Mindfulness Based Tinnitus Stress Reduction

Course: #26026Level: Intermediate1 Hour 277 Reviews
Recorded Webinar

This presentation explores tinnitus within the framework of brain functioning and current research into mindfulness with a focus on tinnitus related to trauma and noise induced hearing loss. The talk is designed to familiarize participants with the 8-week Mindfulness Based Tinnitus Stress Reduction (MBTSR) program and the online program, MindfulTinnitusRelief.com, a course designed to make mindfulness skill-building cost-effective, non-invasive, and accessible to patients with tinnitus any time, and anywhere they have internet access.

Course created on July 29, 2015

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CEUs/Hours Offered: AAA/0.1 Intermediate; ACAud/1.0; AHIP/1.0; BAA/1.0; CAA/1.0; Calif SLPAB/1.0; IHS/1.0; Kansas, LTS-S0035/1.0; NZAS/1.0; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to evaluate research to date on mindfulness as a management tool for tinnitus (emphasizing tinnitus caused by trauma).
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe mindfulness based tinnitus stress reduction and its application to tinnitus patients with a history of trauma.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe what is happening in the brain of a person experiencing bothersome tinnitus including those with trauma induced tinnitus from noise exposure or head injury.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-15 Minutes A Brief Lesson in Mindful Awareness
15-25 Minutes The Science Behind Mindfulness
25-30 Minutes MBTSR Pilot Study: What We Know From Research
30-35 Minutes Mindfulness, Tinnitus, and Trauma: Special considerations
35-50 Minutes MindfulTinnitusRelief.com: Course Structure
50-55 Minutes The MBTSR Education Partnership Program (EPP): How Audiologists can offer Mindfulness to their patients
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q & A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Jennifer Gans is the Founder of MindfulTinnitusRelief.com, the 8-week online version of the MBTSR course, and has an equity interest in the company. She has conducted funded research regarding MBTSR. Jennifer Gans has received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: Jennifer Gans has no non-financial relationships to disclose.

Content Disclosure: This learning event focuses on services provided through MindfulTinnitusRelief.com and will not include information on other products or services.

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American Academy of Audiology

American Academy of Audiology

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Australian College of Audiology

Australian College of Audiology

AudiologyOnline courses are approved for Continuing Education Points by the Australian College of Audiology. Automatic ACAud Approval Number 20000. This course is offered for 1 CEP.


Association of Hearing Instrument Practitioners of Ontario

Association of Hearing Instrument Practitioners of Ontario

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British Academy of Audiology

British Academy of Audiology

This course has been accredited with 1 CPD point/s by the British Academy of Audiology.


Canadian Academy of Audiology

Canadian Academy of Audiology

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California Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology Board

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International Hearing Society

International Hearing Society

This program is approved by the International Hearing Society and its educational committee, the International Institute for Hearing Instruments Studies. To learn more about earning IHS CE Credit, click here.


Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services

Kansas Department of Health and Environment: Approved for 1 continuing education clock hours for Kansas licensed Audiologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number LTS-S0035.


New Zealand Audiological Society

New Zealand Audiological Society

This course is offered for 1.0 Continuing Education points through the New Zealand Audiological Society.


Speech-Language & Audiology Canada

Speech-Language & Audiology Canada

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