Tinnitus is a leading chronic condition from which millions of Americans suffer. Patients with annoying or debilitating tinnitus often seek the help of hearing care professionals. This podcast provides evidence-based, real world insights from the University of Colorado Medical School’s Audiology Department and how to more effectively manage patients with tinnitus through counseling and the provision of various modern technologies.
Course created on February 28, 2023
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- After this course, participants will be able to identify common etiologies of tinnitus.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how to detect and treat the exacerbating triggers of tinnitus.
- After this course, participants will be able to discuss how to manage the impact of tinnitus with various types of modern technologies.
|0-10 Minutes||Common etiologies of tinnitus|
|10-20 Minutes||Exacerbating triggers of tinnitus – detecting and manage them|
|20-30 Minutes||Modern technologies to manage tinnitus|
Brian Taylor, AuD is currently the senior director of audiology for Signia. He serves at editor-at-large for Hearing Health and Technology Matters, a leading professional blog, and editor of Audiology Practices, the quarterly publication of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology. He is also an adjunct instructor at the University of Wisconsin. Dr. Taylor has authored numerous peer reviewed articles and books on topics ranging from hearing aids to practice management.
Cory Portnuff, AuD, PhD is a clinical audiologist at the University of Colorado Hospital, UCHealth Hearing and Balance Clinic and an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. In the clinic, he works with patients of all ages, with a focus on audiologic rehabilitation, treatment for tinnitus and services for musicians. Dr. Portnuff is board certified in audiology with a specialty certification in pediatric audiology. He also is a certified professional supervisor of audiometric monitoring programs (CPS/A) and holds certificates in tinnitus management and Audiology precepting. Dr. Portnuff’s research focuses on noise-induced hearing loss, with a particular emphasis in music-induced hearing loss and in understanding music players using health belief modeling. He also focuses on clinical and translational research within the clinical setting.
Financial: Cory Portnuff is an audiologist at the University of Colorado Hospital, UCHealth Hearing and Balance Clinic and an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Non-financial: Cory Portnuff has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Signia in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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