This course will provide an overview of research assessing relationships between noise exposure that causes a temporary injury and auditory function. Implications for hearing loss prevention programs will be discussed.
Please note: You may earn ABA Tier 1 credits for this course if you complete it as part of the course 32754, " Leisure Noise in Hearing, presented in partnership with Seminars in Hearing." Course 32754 contains recordings of all five events from our 2019 series on Leisure Noise. ABA Tier 1 CEUs can be earned only when all modules are completed as part of course 32754.
Course created on January 21, 2019
- After this course, participants will be able to define hidden hearing loss.
- After this course, participants will be able to discuss evidence of neural pathology in human samples with diverse noise exposure history.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify monitoring strategies that may be more sensitive than the audiogram.
|5-25 Minutes||Review of Literature|
|25-45 Minutes||Recent research|
|45-55 Minutes||Guidance for monitoring|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Colleen Le Prell
Dr. Colleen Le Prell is the Emilie and Phil Schepps Professor of Hearing Science at the University of Texas at Dallas, and head of the UTD Doctor of Audiology (AuD) Program. Translational research in her laboratory is directed at prevention of noise-induced hearing loss. She currently receives funding for her research from the National Institutes of Health, the Department of Defense (DoD), and 3M, Inc. She has previously received funding from several foundations and other industry sources.
AuD, PhD CCC-A
Dr. Angela Fulbright is a Major in the US Army and the deputy director of the Warfighter Performance Group at the US Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory (USAARL) in Fort Rucker, AL. Due to the lab’s unique location at the home of Army aviation, USAARL has a proud tradition and unique mission of conducting basic and applied research that addresses the needs of Army aviators who primarily fly rotary wing aircraft. Dr. Fulbright’s teams have received funding from programs under the Medical Research and Materiel Command and from industry. Dr. Fulbright serves as a reviewer and chair of Department of Defense programs that are dedicated to preventing hearing loss in Warfighters, enhancing/optimizing auditory performance and restoring hearing following exposure to blasts and operational noise.
Angela Fulbright: Financial: Angela Fulbright is employed at the US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command Joint Program, US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command Foreign Technology (and Science) Assessment Support, US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command Military Operational Medicine Research Program. Non-financial: Angela Fulbright is the US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command Joint Program Working Group Chair, Military Audiology Association membership and Joint Defense Veterans Administration Conference Education Committee Member, Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP) Hearing Restoration Research Program Panel Member, Small Projects in Rehabilitation Research (SPiREs) in the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Research and Development’s Rehabilitation Research and Development Service (RR&D) – starting in 2019.She did not receive an honorarium from AudiologyOnline for this presentation nor direct where it should be donated per her presenter agreement.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented by AudiologyOnline in partnership with Seminars in Hearing, a publication of Thieme Medical Publishers.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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