"Tinnitus: Advances in Prevention, Assessment, and Management addresses the widespread issue of inaccurate information on tinnitus, a condition searched over 110,000 times monthly. This resource, presented in an accessible format, compiles evidence-based insights from peer-reviewed journals to serve as a practical guide for healthcare professionals, students, and individuals dealing with bothersome tinnitus, covering prevention, assessment, and management, including recent developments related to COVID-19 and social media."
Please note that to complete this course, you will need to read the textbook Tinnitus: Advances in Prevention, Assessment, and Management. If you do not already have a copy of the textbook, you can purchase it at Plural Publishing, Inc.
Course created on February 5, 2024
- After this course, participants will be able to identify 4 health determinants or risk factors for bothersome tinnitus.
- After this course, participants will be able to list 3 components or procedures in the test battery for diagnostic assessment of patients with bothersome tinnitus.
- After this course, participants will be able to cite 3 evidence-based management options for patients with bothersome tinnitus.
Aniruddha K. Deshpande, PhD, CCC-A is an Associate Professor in the Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences at Hofstra University. He completed his PhD at the University of Cincinnati and his postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Iowa. His research interests include tinnitus, hyperacusis, music induced hearing loss, and hearing conservation. His current research focuses on investigating the interplay between tinnitus and technology. Dr. Deshpande teaches doctoral courses at the Long Island Audiology Consortium in New York.
Dr. Deshpande is the director of The Hear-Ring Lab, and his research has been supported through intramural and extramural funding. Dr. Deshpande has authored several publications, presentations, and book chapters. He is the editor of the book ‘Tinnitus: Advances in Prevention, Assessment, and Management’ published by Plural Publishing Inc. He is a recipient of prestigious honors and awards such as the ASHFoundation scholarship, ASHA’s Lessons for Success and SRTA, and University of Cincinnati’s All University Honor of Exemplary Scholarship in the Life Sciences. Dr. Deshpande was nominated for the Excellence in Teaching Award for demonstrating high standards of teaching and exemplary performance in and out of the classroom.
James W. Hall III
James W. Hall III, PhD is an internationally recognized audiologist with 40-years of clinical, teaching, research, and administrative experience. During his career, Dr. Hall has held clinical and academic audiology positions at major medical centers and leadership roles in the American Academy of Audiology. He is the author of over 190 peer-reviewed publications, invited articles, book chapters and also 10 textbooks. Dr. Hall now holds academic appointments as Professor (part-time) at Salus University and the University of Hawaii. Dr. Halls clinical areas of expertise include auditory electrophysiology, tinnitus/hyperacusis, and auditory processing disorders.
Financial: James Hall holds academic appointments as a Professor (part-time) at Salus University and the University of Hawaii. Non-financial: James Hall has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented in partnership with Plural Publishing, Inc., which publishes Tinnitus: Advances in Prevention, Assessment, and Management.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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