This course includes presentations on unique and complex hearing aid cases by audiologists at Henry Ford Health System. The cases will include a wide range of audiological and medical diagnoses.
Please note: You may earn ABA Tier 1 credits for this course if you complete it as part of the course 32214, "Grand Rounds Series - Complex Adult Hearing Aid Cases." Course 32214 contains recordings of all three events from our 2018 Grand Rounds Series. ABA Tier 1 CEUs can be earned only when all modules are completed as part of course 32214.
Course created on July 25, 2018
- After this course, participants will be able to discuss amplification options for patients with unique audiological needs from complex medical diagnoses including semicircular canal dehiscence, usher syndrome, MELAS, etc.
- After this course, participants will be able to discuss CROS/BiCROS options for patients with traditional hearing aids as well as patients with cochlear implants.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain benefits of traditional amplification versus implantable devices and when to consider surgical intervention.
|5-15 Minutes||Case 1|
|15-30 Minutes||Case 2|
|30-45 Minutes||Case 3|
|45-60 Minutes||Case 4|
|60-70 Minutes||Case 5|
|70-85 Minutes||Case 6|
|85-90 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Brad Stach, PhD
Senior Staff Audiologist, Division Head, Henry Ford Health System
Brad A. Stach, Ph.D. is Director of the Division of Audiology, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, of the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. He also serves as a faculty member and Advisor of Audiology Clinical Education at Wayne State University Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders.Dr. Stach is the author of a number of scientific articles, books, and book chapters and is the Audiology Editor-in-Chief for Plural Publishing.
Chelsea Conrad, AuD
Audiologist, Henry Ford Health System
Chelsea Conrad, Au.D is a senior staff audiologist at Henry Ford Health System. She completed her AuD at the University of Wisconsin. Following completion of the externship at Henry Ford Health System in 2015, Dr. Conrad worked as a cochlear implant audiologist at University of Michigan Health System. Dr. Conrad rejoined the Henry Ford Health System in 2018. Her clinical areas include amplification, cochlear implants, and diagnostics. In addition to clinic, Dr. Conrad is also a part-time lecturer at Eastern Michigan University.
Erica Bennett, AuD, PhD
Senior Staff Audiologist, Clinic Coordinator, Henry Ford Health System
Erica Bennett, Au.D, Ph.D is a senior staff audiologist at Henry Ford Health System. She earned her AuD and PhD from the University of Wisconsin. She completed her externship at Henry Ford Health System and has been working as a clinical audiologist there since 2017. Her clinical areas include amplification, cochlear implants, and diagnostics. In addition to clinic, Dr. Bennett is also the research coordinator for the Audiology department and helps facilitate ongoing research projects. She is an active member of the American Academy of Audiology and is a member of their research initiatives committee.
Chelsea Conrad: Financial: Chelsea Conrad is employed by Henry Ford Health System. Non-financial: Chelsea Conrad has no non-financial relationships to disclose.
Erica Bennett: Financial: Erica Bennett is employed by Henry Ford Health System. Non-financial: Erica Bennett has no non-financial relationships to disclose.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented by Henry Ford Health System in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services
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