Audiologists have an opportunity to prevent or mitigate hearing loss in children and adults. This webinar (Part 1) focuses on the importance of applying sensitive and value-added tests in the diagnosis of hearing loss and related disorders (e g., auditory processing disorders and tinnitus).
Course created on July 21, 2021
- After this course, participants will be able to describe what is meant by the term “value-added tests.”
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how a patient’s chief complaint is related to an appropriate diagnostic audiological test battery.
- After this course, participants will be able to list objective auditory tests that are sensitive to middle ear and cochlear dysfunction.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify three distinct clinical advantages of efficient and effective diagnostic assessment of hearing loss and related disorders.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction: A historical perspective on diagnostic audiology|
|5-20 Minutes||Limitations of traditional tests for diagnosis of auditory dysfunction|
|20-30 Minutes||The concept of value-added tests|
|30-45 Minutes||Selecting diagnostic tests based on patient history and chief complaints|
|45-55 Minutes||Clinical advantages of efficient and effective diagnostic assessment of hearing loss and related disorders|
|55-60 Minutes||Questions and answers|
James W. Hall III, PhD is an internationally recognized audiologist with 40-years of clinical, teaching, research, and administrative experience. He received his Ph.D. in audiology from Baylor College of Medicine under the direction of James Jerger. During his career, Dr. Hall has held clinical and academic audiology positions at major medical centers. Dr. Hall now holds academic appointments as Professor (part-time) at the University of Hawaii and Salus University in the USA plus numerous adjunct and visiting professor positions. Dr. Hall’s major clinical, research, and teaching interests are clinical electrophysiology, auditory processing disorders, tinnitus, hyperacusis, and audiology applications of tele-health. He is the author of over 150 peer-reviewed journal articles, monographs, or book chapters, and nine textbooks including the 2014 Introduction to Audiology Today and the 2015 eHandbook.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Grason-Stadler (GSI) in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
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Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services
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New Zealand Audiological Society
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