This course focuses on cases of patients that present with interesting or unique situations and information that leads to effective diagnosis and treatment. The goal is to provide insight from each case that will influence patient care.
Course created on July 20, 2022
- As a result of this course, participants will be able to describe appropriate case history questions and the role of shared decision making in guiding audiologic evaluation.
- As a result of this course, participants will be able to discuss diagnostic findings in guiding treatment options.
- As a result of this course, participants will be able to list treatment options appropriate for specific audiologic disorders and how to maximize communication outcomes.
|5-20 Minutes||Case 1|
|20-40 Minutes||Case 2|
|40-55 Minutes||Case 3|
|55-70 Minutes||Case 4|
|70-85 Minutes||Case 5|
|85-90 Minutes||Summary and Q&A|
Gail Whitelaw is a clinical associate professor, clinic director, and audiologist at The Ohio State University Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic. She is also the audiology faculty member on the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Other Disabilities (LEND) program housed at the Nisonger Center at Ohio State. She has a wide range of clinical interests including pediatric audiology, assessment and management of tinnitus and sound tolerance issues in children and adults, and auditory processing and its disorders in children and adults.
Kimberly Siegel completed her undergraduate degree in speech and hearing science at The Ohio State University. Her hometown is Avon, OH. Kim is a 3rd year graduate student in Doctor of Audiology program at The Ohio State University. Kim's interests are cognitive decline, geriatrics, and tinnitus.
Abigail Simon is a third year AuD student at The Ohio State University. She graduated from the University of Iowa in 2019 with a BA in Speech and Hearing Science and completed an honors thesis with Dr. Bob McMurray. As an AuD student, she has stayed involved in research and become involved in LEND, the Columbus Free Clinic, and as Education Chair for the National Student Academy of Audiology. Abigail completed a T-35 Traineeship with Dr. Ryan McCreery at Boys Town National Research Hospital during summer 2022. These cumulative experiences have led to broad clinical interests, but special interest in working with underserved and overlooked populations across the lifespan.
Alison Reynolds is a 3rd year Audiology student at The Ohio State University. She received her bachelor's degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders with a minor in psychology from the University of Cincinnati. She enjoys working with individuals throughout the lifespan. Her professional interests include audiologic rehabilitation, tinnitus, hearing conservation, and advocacy.
Theodora Bowman is a current third-year Doctor of Audiology student at The Ohio State University. She graduated from the University of Florida in 2020 with degrees in speech & hearing science, and psychology. At UF, she participated as a research assistant in UF's Language & Cognitive Development Lab and was actively involved in the local K-12 public school district as a mentor. She is currently the secretary and former undergraduate liaison for the OSU Student Academy of Audiology (SAA) chapter. Her clinical interests include both pediatric and adult populations, educational audiology, tinnitus, interdisciplinary practice, and psychosocial impacts of hearing loss.
Financial: Theodora Bowman has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Non-financial: Theodora Bowman has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Financial: Kim Siegel has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Non-financial: Kim Siegel has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Financial: Abigail Simon has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Non-financial: Abigail Simon has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Financial: Alison Reynolds has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Non-financial: Alison Reynolds has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
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New Zealand Audiological Society
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