Audiologists offer unique skills and expertise in the monitoring of patients exposed to ototoxic and/or vestibulotoxic medications and treatments. This course will discuss what role the Audiologist should play in a multi-disciplinary team and the challenges to creating such a team. In addition, the particular challenges inherent to monitoring a pediatric patient will be investigated.
Course created on June 27, 2016
- Participants will be able to describe consequences of ototoxic medications to the pediatric patient as they relate to speech and language development as well as psychosocial development.
- Participants will be able to describe benefits and limitations of current audiologic tests with pediatric patients undergoing therapy with ototoxic agents.
- Participants will be able to describe methods and benefits of implementing a ototoxic monitoring program.
|0-10 Minutes||Introduction and Discuss consequences of pediatric hearing loss|
|10-20 Minutes||Discuss ototoxic medications|
|20-40 Minutes||Discuss ototoxic monitoring protocols for pediatric patients|
|40-55 Minutes||Discuss Audiologist's role on a multi-disciplinary team|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary; Q and A|
Director of Commercial and Education Development
Kathleen Hill, Au.D., is the Director of Commercial and Education Development at Otometrics. She is responsible for overseeing the education and training program for Otometrics employees, distributors and business partners.
Dr. Hill joined Otometrics from Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago, where she worked as an audiologist. Prior to that, she was the audiology manager at Children’s Memorial Hospital (now the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital), also in Chicago. Dr. Hill relocated to Chicago from St. Louis, where she was the audiology supervisor at Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital. She has been a program professor at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida; she has also been in private practice.
Dr. Hill earned her bachelor of science degree in communication disorders/deaf education from the Texas Woman’s University and her doctor of audiology degree from Central Michigan University.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Otometrics and Audiology Systems in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
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