Management strategies for tinnitus will be discussed in this course in the context of the adult evidence base and protocols and how these may (or may not) be applied to a pediatric population. Case studies will also be reviewed.
This course is open captioned.
Please note: You may earn ABA Tier 1 credits for this course if you complete it as part of the course 27879, "Comprehensive Overview of Tinnitus Therapies Series". Course 27879 contains recordings of all three events from our 2016 series on Tinnitus Therapies. ABA Tier 1 CEUs can be earned only when all modules are completed as part of course 27879. This course is part of the Signia Expert Series.
Course created on June 2, 2016
- Participants will be able to list the steps of tinnitus retraining therapy as they apply to an adult population.
- Participants will be able to compare and contrast an adult and pediatric tinnitus retraining therapy protocol for adults and children.
- Participants will be able to describe a protocol for treating misophonia and hyperacusis and contrast it to tinnitus retraining.
|5-20 Minutes||Overview of tinnitus, hyperacusis, and misophonia therapy|
|20-30 Minutes||Review of current literature|
|30-40 Minutes||Adjustments in protocol to provide services for pediatric patients|
|40-55 Minutes||Case presentations|
|55-60 Minutes||Q and A, Summary|
Catherine Palmer, PhD
Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Science and Disorders at the University of Pittsburgh and serves as the Director of Audiology and Hearing Aids at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Dr. Catherine Palmer is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Science and Disorders at the University of Pittsburgh and serves as the Director of Audiology and Hearing Aids at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and at UPMC Children’s Hospital. Dr. Palmer conducts research in the areas of adult auditory learning post hearing aid fitting and the relationship between hearing and cognitive health. She has published over 80 articles and book chapters in these topic areas as well as provided over 100 national and international presentations. Dr. Palmer teaches the graduate level amplification courses at the University of Pittsburgh and serves as Editor-in-Chief of Seminars in Hearing. Dr. Palmer opened the Musicians’ Hearing Center at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in 2003 and has focused a great deal of energy on community hearing health since that time. This work has included a partnership with the Pittsburgh Public Schools and the Pittsburgh Symphony that promotes hearing protection for young and professional musicians.
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