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Managing the "Earie" Canal - Cerumen Removal

Course: #33384Level: Introductory1 Hour 231 Reviews
Recorded Webinar

While there is no substitute for supervised performance, this lecture will provide participants with an overview of the information necessary to incorporate cerumen management in an audiology practice. The session will touch on important considerations such as anatomy and physiology of the ear canal, contraindications to performing cerumen removal, equipment and methods of cerumen management, as well as proper techniques including videos of the methods.

Course created on August 1, 2019

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CEUs/Hours Offered: AAA/0.1 Introductory; ASHA/0.1 Introductory, Professional; BAA/1.0; CAA/1.0; IACET/0.1; IHS/1.0; Kansas, LTS-S0035/1.0; NZAS/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe pertinent features of outer ear anatomy and physiology.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe characteristics of cerumen.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to name at least three contraindications to performing certain cerumen management methods.

Agenda

0-10 Minutes Introduction
10-20 Minutes Case History
20-30 Minutes Anatomy
30-35 Minutes Otoscopy
35-40 Minutes Cerumen
40-55 Minutes Furniture/Setup
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q & A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial disclosures: Rita Chaiken is an Adjunct Professor of Audiology at Salus University. She received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial disclosures: Rita Chaiken has served as the past president of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology and as secretary for the Board of Directors of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology. She is also involved with the Salus University Alumni Advisory Board.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Academy of Audiology

American Academy of Audiology

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional Area)


British Academy of Audiology

British Academy of Audiology

This course has been accredited with 1 CPD point/s by the British Academy of Audiology.


Canadian Academy of Audiology

Canadian Academy of Audiology

The Canadian Academy of Audiology (CAA) supports and assists its members in the attainment of continuing education towards an individual professional development plan as required by their Provincial Regulatory Colleges and Provincial Associations. Audiology Online is an approved provider of educational activities for CAA members. Each hour of activity may be counted as one Continuous Learning Activity Credit (or equivalent) as allowed by the applicable regulatory college or association.


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

continued, LLC, DBA AudiologyOnline, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.


International Hearing Society

International Hearing Society

This program is approved by the International Hearing Society and its educational committee, the International Institute for Hearing Instruments Studies. To learn more about earning IHS CE Credit, click here.


Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services

Kansas Department of Health and Environment: Approved for 1 continuing education clock hours for Kansas licensed Audiologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number LTS-S0035.


New Zealand Audiological Society

New Zealand Audiological Society

This course is offered for 1.0 Continuing Education points through the New Zealand Audiological Society.