The course will provide clinicians with a framework for evaluating and treating tinnitus patients, including counseling for Thoughts and Emotions, Hearing, Sleep and Concentration difficulties. It will include the application of hearing aids, and wearable and non-wearable sound therapy devices.
Course created on August 28, 2019
- After this course, participants will be able to measure and evaluate the consequences of tinnitus.
- After this course, participants will be able to provide counseling for difficulties in Thoughts and Emotions, Hearing, Sleep and Concentration.
- After this course, participants will be able to provide Sound Therapy and fit hearings to tinnitus patients.
|5-15 Minutes||Measuring Tinnitus|
|15-20 Minutes||Understanding the patient|
|20-35 Minutes||Tinnitus Activities Treatment|
|35-45 Minutes||Hearing aids for tinnitus|
|45-55 Minutes||Sound Therapy for tinnitus|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Richard S. Tyler, PhD
Dr. Tyler was trained as a clinical audiologist at The University of Western Ontario and then completed a Ph.D. in Psychoacoustics and The University of Iowa. He worked initially at the Institute of Hearing Research in the United Kingdom and is currently a Professor in both the Department of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery and in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Iowa. His scientific work includes the quantification of tinnitus, as well as the development of different treatments. Dr. Tyler sees tinnitus patients weekly, and hosts an annual Tinnitus and Hyperacusis Treatment Workshop every June. He has edited The Tinnitus Handbook (2000), Tinnitus Treatments: Clinical Protocols Tyler, R.S. (Ed.). (2006), and The Consumer Handbook on Tinnitus (2008, 2016). Dr. Tyler has served on committees for the National Science Foundation, the World Health Organization, the American Academy of Otolaryngology, and the Veterans Administration.
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