This course will review forensic audiology as an area of practice. Topics include forensic audiology in general, the expectations of attorneys in hiring expert witnesses, discussions of the differences in criminal and civil cases, and the progression of civil cases as well as case examples.
Course created on April 13, 2022
- After this course, participants will be able to discuss the role of a forensic audiologist in legal cases.
- After this course, participants will be able to discuss the expectations of attorneys when they hire an audiologist as an expert witness.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the stages of civil cases and the role of the forensic audiologist at various stages.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction and Definition of Forensic Audiology|
|5-10 Minutes||Perspective of Forensic Audiology, Witness Types|
|10-20 Minutes||Types of Legal Cases seen by Forensic Audiologists|
|20-25 Minutes||Expectations of Attorneys, Expectations of the Forensic Audiologist|
|25-30 Minutes||Expectations of the Forensic Audiologist|
|30-35 Minutes||Civil v Criminal Cases|
|35-55 Minutes||Stages of Civil Cases|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Robert M. Traynor
EdD, MBA, FNAP
Robert M. Traynor is a board-certified audiologist with 46 years of clinical practice in audiology. He is a hearing industry consultant, trainer, professor, conference speaker, practice manager and author. He has 45 years of experience teaching courses and training clinicians within the field of audiology with a specific emphasis on hearing and tinnitus rehabilitation. He serves as adjunct Faculty in Audiology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Salus University, and Rush University.
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