This course will review the background and epidemiology of sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSNHL). Identifiable causes, evaluation, and medical treatment options will also be discussed during this one-hour course.
Course created on October 31, 2018
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- After this course, participants will be able to describe the background and epidemiology for SSNHL.
- After this course, participants will be able to summarize the Clinical Practice Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of SSNHL as they relate to the general practitioner and/or audiologist.
- After this course, participants will be able to list identifiable causes of SSNHL and describe the clinical and medical evaluation process of SSNHL.
|5-15 Minutes||Background & Epidemiology|
|15-30 Minutes||Identifiable Causes of SSNHL|
|30-45 Minutes||Evaluation of ISSNHL|
|45-55 Minutes||Treatment for ISSNHL|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Dr. Daniel M. Zeitler is a board certified Neurotologist & Skull Base Surgeon in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Virginia Mason Medical Center currently holds the Wilske Chair for Research at Virginia Mason. Dr. Zeitler graduated from Northwestern University and earned his M.D. with honors from New York University. He completed his Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery residency at New York University and a fellowship in Otology, Neurotology & Skull Base Surgery at the University of Miami Ear Institute. Dr. Zeitler has engaged in a variety of clinical and basic science research projects, has published over 40 articles and book chapters, and has presented his work at national and international meetings. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the American Academy of Otolaryngology, and the American Neurotology Society. Dr. Zeitler’s clinical research interests are centered on cochlear implantation for single-sided deafness in children and adults and was recently awarded grant funding for his work on the “sound quality of a cochlear implant”.
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