This course will describe the language barriers often faced at an audiology practice in a major metropolitan hospital, and how these barriers are overcome to provide the best patient care. Different specialty areas of audiology will be discussed, including auditory processing disorders, adult amplification, and pediatric cochlear implantation.
Course created on July 27, 2022
- As a result of this course, participants will be able to describe the potential impact of native language on the assessment and diagnosis of APD.
- As a result of this course, participants will be able to identify the way(s) in which the role of the interpreter changes when counseling regarding hearing aids vs. cochlear implants.
- As a result of this course, participants will be able to list factors to consider when pursuing cochlear implantation for a pediatric patient.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction and Disclosures|
|10-30 Minutes||Dr. Pomponio presentation|
|30-50 Minutes||Dr. Nelson presentation|
|50-70 Minutes||Dr. Kraskin presentation|
|70-80 Minutes||Wrap Up|
Dr. Michelle Kraskin, Assistant Director, Hearing & Speech Center Weill Cornell Medicine, received her Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) degree at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree from the State University of Stonybrook and her Masters of Science in Communications Science from Hunter College, City University of New York. Dr. Kraskin is licensed in Audiology through the New York State Department of Education and holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology (CCC-A) from the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA). She maintains membership in ASHA. Dr. Kraskin has been affiliated with New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine since 2003. She is responsible for the coordination of the day-to-day activities for audiology and speech and for infant screening services as part of the Hearing and Speech Department. Her clinical expertise is in the area of pediatric assessment of hearing including audiometry, auditory brainstem response (ABR), otoacoustic emissions (OAE) testing, hearing aids and cochlear implantation.
Dr. Eric G. Nelson received his Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) degree from Hofstra University along with his Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech-Language-Hearing Science. He is a licensed Audiologist and hearing aid dispenser through the New York State Department of Education. He holds and maintains his Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology (CCC-A) from the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA). Dr. Nelson is an Audiology Supervisor at Weill Cornell Medicine, where he also completed his doctoral audiology residency. His clinical expertise includes the diagnosis of hearing loss, vestibular/balance assessment, hearing conservation, musician hearing protection, and audiological rehabilitation of adult hearing loss, including amplification evaluation, fitting, and orientation.
Dr. Maria E. Pomponio received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Loyola University Maryland and her Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) degree from Towson University. She completed her audiology externship at Stony Brook University Hospital. Dr. Pomponio is licensed in Audiology through the New York State Department of Education and holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology (CCC-A) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Dr. Pomponio’s clinical interests include the diagnosis of adult and pediatric hearing loss and auditory processing disorder, audiologic rehabilitation including the fitting and management of amplification, and vestibular/balance assessment. She presently maintains membership in ASHA and the American Academy of Audiology (AAA).
Financial: Eric Nelson is an employee of Weill Cornell Medicine. He received an honorarium for this course. Non-Financial: Eric Nelson has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Financial: Maria Pomponio is an employee of Weill Cornell Medicine. She received an honorarium for this course. Non-Financial: Maria Pomponio has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented by Weill Cornell Medical Center in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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