An overview of the use of devices in the management of tinnitus and sound sensitivity. Emphasis is on selection and programming of devices for the unique and specific needs of patients with tinnitus and sound sensitivity disorders. This webinar is open captioned.
Please note: You may earn ABA Tier 1 credits for this course if you complete it as part of the course 28090, "Summer Webinar Series - Tinnitus." Course 28090 contains recordings of all four events from our 2016 series on Tinnitus. ABA Tier 1 CEUs can be earned only when all modules are completed as part of course 28090.
Course created on July 13, 2016
- After this course learners will be able to define the role of sound therapy as part of the tinnitus/sound sensitivity management plan.
- After this course learners will be able to explain when each type of device (hearing aid, sound generator, combination unit) would be used as part of the management plan for patients with tinnitus and sound sensitivity.
- After this course learners will be able to describe the differences between fitting hearing aids for hearing loss and fitting hearing aids for tinnitus and sound sensitivity management.
|5-15 Minutes||Tinnitus management and sound therapy introduction|
|15-20 Minutes||Devices for tinnitus/SS management|
|20-40 Minutes||Special considerations for fitting devices for tinnitus/SS management versus hearing loss|
|40-55 Minutes||Examples of programming modifications for tinnitus/SS management|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Dr. Jennifer Martin earned her degrees at UC Santa Barbara, University of Nebraska-Lincoln and AT Still University. She currently holds a faculty position at the National University of Singapore, where she teachers master's degree students. She also works at the National University Hospital in Singapore as a senior audiologist. Previously, she worked as a senior tinnitus specialist at the Oregon Health & Science University. Her clinical interests include tinnitus evaluation and management, management of special auditory disorders, and hearing health promotion. Her research interests include the neuropharmacoloy of tinnitus, hearing health promotion in tribal communities and noise-induced hearing loss prevention in children.
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