The relationship between hearing loss, hearing aids, and cognitive impairment has been the subject of much discussion over the past decade or so. In this session, we will explore the literature surrounding hearing aids and cognitive impairment and apply it to clinical practice.
Course created on July 29, 2022
- After this course, participants will be able to define cognitive impairment and explain the relationship between hearing loss and cognitive impairment.
- After this course, participants will be able to summarize current literature surrounding the role of hearing aids in individuals with cognitive impairment.
- After this course, participants will be able to discuss literature surrounding cognitive impairment and hearing loss.
|5-10 Minutes||Defining Cognitive Impairment|
|10-15 Minutes||Theories connecting Hearing Loss to Cognitive Impairment|
|15-25 Minutes||The 2020 Lancet Commission|
|25-35 Minutes||Hearing Aids as a Prevention Measure for those with Cognitive Impairment|
|35-45 Minutes||Hearing Aid Considerations for those with Cognitive Impairment|
|45-55 Minutes||Critiquing Literature Surrounding Hearing Loss and Cognitive Impairment|
Aaron M. Roman is an Assistant Professor at Salus University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He received his B.A., M.A., and Au.D. from the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Roman’s has clinical expertise in hearing loss assessment in adult and geriatric populations, cognitive screening protocols, and aural rehabilitation for individuals with cochlear implants. His research interests include assessing the impact of hearing loss on cognitive impairment as well as evaluating hearing loss assessment programs, including newborn hearing screening programs. His work as been disseminated through peer-reviewed publications and local, national, and international presentations.
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