ReSound values all aspects of caring for patients with tinnitus, as well as valuing the professionals providing this care. Join us for this four-course educational series that focuses on the well-being and success of the clinician while building on the clinician’s knowledge of tinnitus practice.
Course created on October 31, 2016
- After this course learners will be able to define and make a distinction between compassion fatigue and burn-out, identify key elements of the clinician's self-care.
- After this course learners will be able to identify critical elements of a tinnitus practice including equipment, space, time, and tinnitus management devices to conduct various tinnitus-related services and determine if current clinic structure is appropriate for providing tinnitus services.
- After this course learners will be able to identify the differences between several sound sensitivity conditions, describe why people with misophonia react the way they react and describe the difference between reaction and response.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe mindfulness and identify potential blocks to habituation in the tinnitus/hyperacusis patient, describe the role that stress reduction plays in sound sensitivity disorders like tinnitus and hyperacusis.
|0-60 Minutes||ReSound's Educational Series on Successful Tinnitus and Sound Sensitivity Management Part 2 - Course 1: Compassion Fatigue: Helping a Helper (You)|
|60-120 Minutes||ReSound's Educational Series on Successful Tinnitus and Sound Sensitivity Management Part 2 - Course 2: Running a Successful Tinnitus Clinic|
|120-180 Minutes||ReSound's Educational Series on Successful Tinnitus and Sound Sensitivity Management Part 2 - Course 3: Auditory Aberrations from Aristotle to Levitan|
|180-240 Minutes||ReSound's Educational Series on Successful Tinnitus and Sound Sensitivity Management Part 2 - Course 4: Mindfulness Based Tinnitus Stress Reduction - Opening the Gates to Habituation|
Susanne Mealer, LCSW, CHT
Licensed Psychotherapist and Clinical Hypnotherapist
Susanne R. Mealer, LCSW, CHT is a Licensed Psychotherapist and Clinical Hypnotherapist in FL. Susanne earned her degree at Florida Atlantic University. Susanne worked with the Women’s Institute for Incorporation Therapy (WiiT) 2008-2011 as Assistant Director, Clinical Coordinator and Primary psychotherapist, treating trauma and abuse survivors. In the past she has also worked in Oncology, Hospice, Private Acute Psychiatric facility and as Director of Mental Health Services with a local neurologist treating depression, anxiety, trauma, grief and loss, pain and mild traumatic brain injury.
Currently Susanne, owner of South FL Center for Growth & Healing, is in private practice in Davie, FL with primary focus on treating trauma and abuse survivors, issues related to law enforcement, fire fighters, other first responders and military and sound sensitivity. She is a Best-Selling Author, International Presenter, Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist, Certified Trauma Specialist, Clinical Supervisor and holds Advanced and Trainer Certifications in Rapid Reduction Technique® and Incorporation Therapy. Susanne and her mentor and colleague developed a Certificate Course in Rapid Reduction Technique® for master and doctorate level mental health professionals. Susanne is a proud volunteer with Give an Hour to Veterans and their families and she also facilitates a women’s growing and thriving group.
Tricia Scaglione, AuD, FAAA, CCC-A
Assistant Professor and Clinical Audiologist
Dr. Tricia (Sheehan) Scaglione is an Assistant Professor, Clinical Audiologist, and Site Leader at the University of Miami Ear Institute. She received her Bachelor of Science degree (B.S.) in Communication Disorders with a minor in Psychology at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, Massachusetts and her clinical doctorate degree (Au.D.) in Audiology at Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. She is licensed to practice in the state of Florida and a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology. She is a current Board of Directors member for the Tinnitus Practitioners Association (TPA), has presented both nationally and internationally, and has been published in local media for Audiology-related articles.
Natan Bauman, EdD, MS-Eng, MS,, FAAA
Founder, Tinnitus Practitioners Association
Dr. Natan Bauman is the founder of the Tinnitus Practitioners Association and Private Practice Owner of Hearing, Balance and Speech Center and the New England Tinnitus and Hyperacusis Clinic in Hamden, CT. Throughout his career he has been an inventor of numerous products which contribute to the practice of Audiology including the popular receiver-in-the-canal design. He frequently presents at national and international conferences on a variety of Audiology topics.
Jennifer Gans, PhD
Dr. Gans is a clinical psychologist specializing in the psychological impact of deafness and hearing on well-being. She holds a Masters in Deaf Education from Gallaudet University and received a doctorate in psychology from Georgia School of Professional Psychology. She joined the UCSF Cochlear Implant Center in 2008 and has worked as the Lead Clinical Psychologist for UCSF Cochlear Implant Interconnect and Children’s Communication Center. She also holds the position of psychologist and researcher at the VA of Northern California. Dr. Gans is fluent in American Sign Language.
In her private practice in San Francisco, CA, Dr. Gans treats clients with tinnitus, hyperacusis, misophonia, and other hearing-related difficulties. She recently completed research at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) in the Department of Otolaryngology’s Audiology Clinic on Mindfulness-Based Tinnitus Stress Reduction (MBTSR), with promising results. She is the CEO/Founder of MindfulTinnitusRelief.com, the first-ever self-administered 8-week online skill-building course of its kind for learning how to live comfortably with tinnitus. Dr. Gans presents globally to audiologists on how to integrate and give support to both device fitting and tinnitus patient counseling; critical pieces of the tinnitus management puzzle.
Tricia Scaglione: Financial: Dr. Tricia Scaglione is a guest speaker with honoraria on behalf of GN Resound. Dr. Scaglione is employed by the University of Miami Ear Institute and sits on the Board of Directors for the Tinnitus Practitioners Association (TPA). Non-financial: Dr. Scaglione has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Natan Bauman: Financial: Natan Bauman is a guest speaker with honoraria on behalf of GN Resound. He is the founder of the Tinnitus Practitioners Association (501c6) and is also a member of their Board of Directors. He is owner of the Hearing, Balance and Speech Center and the New England Tinnitus and Hyperacusis Clinic. Non-financial: Natan Bauman has no non-financial relationships to disclose.
Jennifer Gans: Financial: Jennifer Gans has received a grant and/or is a named investigator on a grant and the research and/or research results will be discussed in the course. Studies discussed in the course are based on research conducted at UCSF. Dr. Gans has intellectual property rights for material presented/discussed in the course: she is the CEO & Founder of MindfulTinnitusRelief.com which has non-profit and for-profit status. She is a paid guest presenter by ReSound. Non-Financial: Jennifer Gans has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose. All content presented is the property of Dr. Jennifer Gans.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by ReSound in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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