This course is presented by faculty and AuD students at The Ohio State University. Five challenging pediatric cases that incorporate current evidence and perspectives of patient care will be discussed. Each case provides “take-home” messages to incorporate into clinical practice.
Course created on June 16, 2021
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- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to apply current research evidence to support clinical care.
- After this course, participants will be able to list technological considerations for each case.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe specific factors that apply to each case that drive clinical decision-making.
|5-20 Minutes||Case 1|
|20-35 Minutes||Case 2|
|35-50 Minutes||Case 3|
|50-70 Minutes||Case 4|
|70-85 Minutes||Case 5|
|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). Dr. Whitelaw is a preceptor for 2nd and 3rd year AuD students and also sees patients at the OSU Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic. She also serves as the audiology faculty member on the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Other Disabilities (LEND) grant at the Nisonger Center at Ohio State. She has earned the Pediatric Audiology Specialty Certification, and has both the CH-AP and CH-TM. Dr. Whitelaw was honored as the 2019 Outstanding Educator by the American Academy of Audiology.
Christina Roup, PhD, received a BA and MA in Communicative Disorders from California State University Long Beach and completed a predoctoral fellowship at the Mt. Home VAMC in TN. She received a PhD in Communicative Disorders from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (2002). Dr. Roup worked as a Research Audiologist at the Martinez VA OPC in Martinez, CA, coordinating amplification research. She joined Ohio State University as an Assistant Professor in 2004 and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2011. Dr. Roup is the director of the Speech Recognition and Aging Laboratory and studies age-related changes in binaural speech recognition. She teaches courses on basic audiology, hearing disorders, and adult aural rehabilitation. Dr. Roup has served on the Board of the Ohio Academy of Audiology and on the planning committee for the Ohio Audiology Conference.
Jodi Baxter, AuD is an audiologist and clinical faculty member at The Ohio State University. In this role, she provides audiologic diagnostic and rehabilitation services to primarily adult patients and teaches Amplification I and II and Adult Hearing Disorders courses. Jodi volunteers for the American Academy of Audiology, the Ohio Academy of Audiology, and the Ohio Speech and Hearing Government Affairs Coalition.
Alicia Gonzalez, BS, is a current fourth-year Doctor of Audiology student at The Ohio State University. She is currently completing her fourth-year externship at the Cleveland Clinic. During her time as a LEND trainee, Alicia explored her passions for interprofessional care and collaboration, pediatric audiology, and early identification and intervention. Aside from pediatrics and interprofessional care her other passions include tinnitus management and ototoxic monitoring. Upon graduating with her Au.D. in May 2022, Alicia aspires to be a pediatric audiologist and hopes to be a member of an interdisciplinary care team.
Samantha Mogan is currently a 4th year audiology student at The Ohio State University (OSU). She completed her undergraduate degree in speech and hearing at Cleveland State University where she also ran cross country and track. She has recently started her 4th year externship at the Chalmers P. Wylie Veterans Outpatient Clinic in Columbus, Ohio. Prior to starting her 4th year externship, she was a Graduate Research Assistant in the Developmental Speech Lab at OSU and acted as the treasurer for the OSU Student Academy of Audiology (SAA) chapter. Her clinical interests are geriatrics, tinnitus and sound sensitivities, ototoxic monitoring, hearing aids, and cochlear implants. After graduation, she plans to continue working with the adult and geriatric populations at either a Veteran Affairs hospital, a general hospital facility, or in a non-profit clinical facility in the central Ohio region.
Sarah Ferguson is a 3rd year student in the audiology program at The Ohio State University. She graduated from the University of Cincinnati in 2019, where she was a student researcher at Cincinnati Children's in the Communication Sciences Research Center. During this experience is where she first learned about Auditory Processing Disorder and its impact on children. APD has continued to be an area of interest for Sarah and pursued suprathreshold deficits in firefighters as her capstone. Other areas of interest include ototoxic monitoring, electrophysiology and the vestibular system.
Financial: Christina Roup is an employee of the Ohio State University. Non-financial: Christina Roup is an Ohio Academy of Audiology representative on the Ohio Speech and Hearing Governmental Relations Coalition.
Financial: Jodi Baxter is an employee of the Ohio State University. Non-financial: Jodi Baxter volunteers for the American Academy of Audiology, the Ohio Academy of Audiology, and the Ohio Speech and Hearing Government Affairs Coalition.
Financial: Alicia Gonzalez has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Non-financial: Alicia Gonzalez has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Financial: Samantha Mogan has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Non-financial: Samantha Mogan has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Financial: Sarah Ferguson has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Non-financial: Sarah Ferguson has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
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