This session provides guidelines for constructing an individualized audiological test battery with the goal of enhancing efficiency and accuracy of the diagnostic process and improving patient management and outcomes. Examples of diagnostic test batteries are presented for selected pediatric and adult patient populations with an emphasis on maximizing diagnostic value and minimizing test time.
Please note: You may earn ABA Tier 1 credits for this course if you complete it as part of the course 29608, "Audiological Test Battery Series." Course 29608 contains recordings of all three events from our 2017 series on Audiological Test Batteries. ABA Tier 1 CEUs can be earned only when all modules are completed as part of course 29608.
Course created on June 14, 2017
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- After this course learners will be able to identify strengths and weaknesses of common audiological tests.
- After this course learners will be able to describe diagnostic batteries for optimal assessment of auditory function in infants, older children, and adults.
- After this course learners will be able to describe diagnostic batteries for optimal assessment of central auditory function and tinnitus in children and adults.
|0-15 Minutes||Introduction; Review "value added tests" and "standard of care"|
|15-30 Minutes||Summary of common audiological tests including clinical advantages versus disadvantages and test times|
|30-45 Minutes||Evidence-based efficient diagnostic test battery for infants and young children|
|45-50 Minutes||Evidence-based efficient diagnostic test battery for older children and adults|
|50-55 Minutes||Evidence-based efficient diagnostic test batteries for evaluation of tinnitus and auditory processing disorder|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
James W. Hall III
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 appointments as Professor at Salus University and the University of Hawaii, and as Extraordinary Professor at the University of Pretoria South Africa. Dr. Hall is the author of over 160 peer-reviewed journal articles, monographs, or book chapters, and nine textbooks including the 2014 Introduction to Audiology Today and the 2015 eHandbook of Auditory Evoked Responses.
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