This course focuses on cases that incorporate aspects of medical audiology and considerations for audiologists providing patient care in this population.
Course created on July 19, 2023
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the critical role of audiology in supporting differential diagnosis based on hearing and balance care provided.
- After this course, participants will be able to discuss considerations in addressing the person as a whole and their hearing/balance/communication needs.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the importance of Interprofessional Practice (IPP) in clinical care.
|5-20 Minutes||Case 1|
|20-35 Minutes||Case 2|
|35-50 Minutes||Case 3|
|50-65 Minutes||Case 4|
|65-75 Minutes||Case 5|
|75-85 Minutes||Case 6|
|85-90 Minutes||Summary & Q/A|
Gail M. Whitelaw, Ph.D., is a clinical associate professor in the AuD program and the director of the Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic at The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH. Her areas of clinical interest are tinnitus, auditory perception in children and adults, educational audiology, and working with people with HD (hearing deficits-- those with functional auditory complaints). She has consulted to many school districts throughout the county. Dr. Whitelaw has also worked with children and their families in developing educational plans and goals for children with auditory processing disorders.
Abigail Smiles, AuD (they/them) is a recent graduate of The Ohio State University. Dr. Smiles completed their 4th-year externship with the VA Puget Sound VA Healthcare System in Seattle and Tacoma, WA. Their clinical interests include audiologic rehabilitation for patients with TBI, adult auditory processing disorder, and the use of mild-gain amplification for treatment of suprathreshold listening deficits. Dr. Smiles currently resides in Victoria, BC, Canada with their husband and cat.
Breanna Langenek is a third-year AuD student at The Ohio State University. She graduated from The Ohio State University in 2021 with a BA in Speech and Hearing Science with a minor in pharmaceutical sciences. Breanna is currently completing an NIH T-35 research traineeship under the mentorship of Dr. Konrad-Martin at the National Center for Rehabilitative Auditory Research (NCRAR) in Portland, Oregon. Breanna’s professional interests include research, ototoxicity monitoring, hearing conservation, and interdisciplinary practice.
Devan Lander is a 5th year Au.D./Ph.D. student at The Ohio State University. Her interests include auditory processing deficits, cognition, subjective hearing difficulty, and hearing aids. She really enjoys working with patients who have a history of traumatic brain injury and subjective hearing difficulty, something she has personally experienced. Devan is interested in pursuing clinical research and working with students to continue to develop future clinicians.
Hailey Long is a third-year audiology student at The Ohio State University. She completed her Bachelor of Arts in speech and hearing science at Cleveland State University. Hailey is interested in tinnitus patients and pediatric audiology. She is a LEND trainee in audiology at the Nisonger Center at Ohio State for the 2023-2024 school year.
Theodora Bowman is a fourth-year Doctor of Audiology student at The Ohio State University. She is currently completing her fourth-year externship at ProMedica Audiology in Toledo, OH. She graduated from the University of Florida in 2020 with two degrees in speech & hearing science, and psychology. Her clinical interests include both pediatric and adult populations, tinnitus, interdisciplinary practice, and psychosocial impacts of hearing loss.
Financial: Abigail Smiles has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Non-financial: Abigail Smiles has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Financial: Breanna Langenek has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Non-financial: Breanna Langenek has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Financial: Devan Lander has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Non-financial: Devan Lander has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Financial: Hailey Long has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Non-financial: Hailey Long has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Financial: Theodora Bowman has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Non-financial: Theodora Bowman has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
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International Hearing Society
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Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services
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New Zealand Audiological Society
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