This course features clinicians from the University of South Dakota presenting actual case studies on adult amplification with a range of audiological and medical diagnoses represented.
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 October 17, 2018
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the difference between fitting the audiogram and fitting the patient.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the impact of hearing aid choice on patient outcomes.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe potential plans of action for clinicians who are unsure of what to do without seeming unqualified.
|5-85 Minutes||Presentation of Cases 1-6 with discussion after each case.|
|85-90 Minutes||Closing Remarks|
Lindsey E. Jorgensen
Lindsey Jorgensen is an associate professor at the University of South Dakota and is a Research Audiologist for the Department of Veterans Affairs in Sioux Falls, SD as well as in Pittsburgh, PA. She is also a clinical supervisor and has a research interest in the interaction between cognition and cognitive changes, hearing loss and hearing assistive technology.
Jessica J. Messersmith is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of South Dakota (USD). Her current line of research focuses on clinical practices in the cochlear implant clinic and improving the outcomes of children with cochlear implants through these practices. She also serves as past president of the South Dakota Speech Language Hearing Association.
Marni Johnson Martin
Agelia Stout is a clinical audiologist who serves pediatric, adult and geriatric populations at West River Ear Nose and Throat. She performs audiologic testing, hearing aid fittings, cochlear implant candidacy and programming, and osseointegrated candidacy and device fitting. In addition to diagnostics and treatment of hearing loss, a large role of her position consists of educating and counseling patients and their families. She received her AuD from the University of South Dakota in 2018.
Ashley Price is currently enrolled in the University of South Dakota AuD program. She is expected to be awarded her doctoral degree in 2020. She currently serves as a research graduate assistant and works on the Health Resources and Services Administration grant for South Dakota Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Collaborative.
Michelle Novak is currently enrolled in the AuD program at the University of South Dakota. She is expected to receive her doctoral degree in 2021.
Jessica Messersmith: Financial: Jessica Messersmith is employed by the University of South Dakota as an associate professor. AudiologyOnline has made a donation to the audiology program at the University of South Dakota for this presentation. Non-financial: Jessica Messersmith has served as past president of the South Dakota Speech Language Hearing Association.
Marni Johnson Martin: Financial: Marni Johnson Martin is employed by the University of South Dakota as an associate professor. AudiologyOnline has made a donation to the audiology program at the University of South Dakota for this presentation. Non-financial: Marni Johnson Martin has no non-financial relationships to disclose.
Agelia Stout: Financial: Agelia Stout is a clinical audiologist at West River Ear Nose and Throat. AudiologyOnline has made a donation to the audiology program at the University of South Dakota for this presentation. Non-financial: Agelia Stout is a graduate of the AuD program at the University of South Dakota.
Ashley Price: Financial: Ashley Price is a research graduate assistant at the University of South Dakota. AudiologyOnline has made a donation to the audiology program at the University of South Dakota for this presentation. Non-financial: Ashley Price is a student at the University of South Dakota AuD program.
Michelle Novak: Financial: AudiologyOnline has made a donation to the audiology program at the University of South Dakota for this presentation. Non-financial: Michelle Novak is a student at the University of South Dakota AuD program.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented by the University of South Dakota in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
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