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Translating VA Research to Clinical Practice: Optimizing Veteran Outcomes, presented in partnership with American Auditory Society

Course: #26625Level: Intermediate1 Hour 22 Reviews

This course will summarize the influential auditory research from Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) that shaped the profession of Audiology over the past six decades and its current delivery of clinical audiology services. Additionally it will discuss future directions in auditory research and opportunities for scientists in the field to collaborate with VA researchers.

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to describe the relevance and importance of VA research contributions to the clinical practice of audiology, and current gaps in auditory research that are important to VA and care of Veterans.
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to explain how to utilize the appropriate steps included in the Progressive Tinnitus Management model developed by VA for use by health care providers.
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to define the necessary steps for becoming involved with the VA Research and Development program with regard to pursuing affiliation with VA.


0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes Current state of VA healthcare
10-30 Minutes Historical audiology studies in VA
30-40 Minutes Audiology, TBI and Tinnitus
40-45 Minutes Gaps in audiology research
45-50 Minutes Teleaudiology and connected health
50-55 Minutes VA Research structure
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q & A


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Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented by AudiologyOnline in partnership with the American Auditory Society.

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