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Preview of the University of Pittsburgh Teaching Vestibular Assessment and Rehabilitation across the Lifespan Conference

Course: #32520Level: Introductory1 Hour 138 Reviews
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This course will present 5 topics critical to classroom and clinical teaching in the area of vestibular assessment and rehabilitation. This is a preview to the University of Pittsburgh Teaching Conference being held June 13-15, 2019.

Course created on February 1, 2019

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

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the current accreditation standards relate to classroom and clinical instruction in the area of vestibular assessment and rehabilitation.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe two common barriers to providing instruction in the area of vestibular assessment and rehabilitation that prevent graduating students ready to practice in this area.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe three innovative teaching techniques to overcome barriers to provide education specific to vestibular topics that allow students to graduate ready to practice in this area.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction: current state of vestibular education in AuD programs, challenges, and opportunities by Dr. Palmer.
5-10 Minutes Importance of AuD education/training in Vestibular Assessment and Rehab across the lifespan by Dr. McCaslin.
10-20 Minutes Fall prevention clinic: an opportunity to integrate vestibular clinical education into an interprofessional model by Dr. Gaffney.
20-30 Minutes The role of functional assessment in clinical instruction by Dr. Jedlicka.
30-40 Minutes Vestibular education at a distance by Dr. Bittel.
40-45 Minutes Bridging classroom to clinic by Dr. Milne.
45-55 Minutes Teaching Tools by Dr. Mormer.
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q & A

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Presenter Disclosure: Catherine Palmer: Financial: Catherine Palmer is employed by the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Catherine Palmer is the editor-in-chief of Seminars in Hearing. AudiologyOnline is making a donation to the audiology program at the University of Pittsburgh for this presentation. Non-financial: Catherine Palmer has no non-financial relationships to disclose.

Devin McCaslin: Financial: Devin McCaslin is Director of the Vestibular and Balance Program at Mayo Clinic in Rochester. He has participated in research related to clinical electrophysiology, tinnitus, and vestibular assessment. He is the author of the book ENG/VNG (Plural Publishing). Non-Financial: Dr. McCaslin serves as the Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the American Academy of Audiology and is President of the American Balance Society.

Patricia Gaffney: Financial: Patricia Gaffney is emplybed by the audiology department at Nova Southeastern University and adjunct faculty for the Bachelor of Health Science program. Non-financial: Patricia Gaffney has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

David Jedlicka: Financial: David Jedlicka is employed as a staff audiologist at the Pittsburgh VA Healthcare System. He is also a clinical lab instructor at the University of Pittsburgh. Non-financial: David Jedlicka has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Sam Bittel: Financial: Sam Bittel is employed by the Hearing and Balance Specialist of Kasas City and teaches the vestibular course at the University of Kansas Medical Center, where he is also an adjunct professor in the neurology department. Non-financial: Sam Bittel has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Virginia Milne: Financial: Virginia Milne is employed by the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and the University of Pittsburgh. Non-financial: Virginia Milne has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Elaine Mormer: Financial: Elaine Morme Mormer is Associate Professor and Vice Chair for Clinical Education in the Department of Communication Science & Disorders at the University of Pittsburgh. Non-financial: Elaine Mormer has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.


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