OAEs are essential for successful hearing screening in the preschool population, especially for children under 4 years. This course reviews the importance of preschool hearing screening for successful EHDI (Early Hearing Detection and Intervention) programs and a strategy for hearing screening of young children that relies heavily on the use of OAE technology.
Course created on June 27, 2017
- After this course learners will be able to list three limitations of pure tone hearing screening in young (birth to 3 years) preschool hearing children.
- After this course learners will be able to cite three factors contributing to loss-to-follow up of infants who yield a refer outcome for initial hearing screening.
- After this course learners will be able to describe three specific advantages of OAEs in preschool hearing screening.
|0-10 Minutes||Introduction to Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI)|
|10-30 Minutes||Guidelines for preschool hearing screening and limitations of pure tone screening|
|30-45 Minutes||Summary of research in support of OAEs in preschool hearing screening|
|45-55 Minutes||Evidence-based strategy for applying OAEs in preschool hearing screening|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary; Q and A|
James Hall, PhD
James W. Hall III, PhD is an internationally recognized audiologist with 40-years of clinical, teaching, research, and administrative experience. He received his Ph.D. in audiology from Baylor College of Medicine under the direction of James Jerger. During his career, Dr. Hall has held clinical and academic audiology positions at major medical centers. Dr. Hall now holds academic appointments as Professor (part-time) at the University of Hawaii and Salus University in the USA plus numerous adjunct and visiting professor positions. Dr. Hall’s major clinical, research, and teaching interests are clinical electrophysiology, auditory processing disorders, tinnitus, hyperacusis, and audiology applications of tele-health. He is the author of over 150 peer-reviewed journal articles, monographs, or book chapters, and nine textbooks including the 2014 Introduction to Audiology Today and the 2015 eHandbook
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