This course provides a discussion of current treatment options for auditory processing within the DoD and VA military health care systems. A review of relevant research is provided to support implementation.
Course created on June 13, 2023
- After this course, participants will be able to identify when a patient is a candidate for treatment options for auditory processing.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify one technology, one communication strategy, one auditory training, and one cognitive training option available to patients and providers to help manage auditory processing deficits.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe one method of programming low-gain hearing aids for patients with auditory processing deficits and normal hearing sensitivity.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe one method of auditory or cognitive training available to patients.
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Melissa Kokx-Ryan received her Au.D. and Ph.D. from Gallaudet University with her dissertation titled “Evaluation of Low-Gain Hearing Aids as Treatment for Auditory Processing Deficits in Service Members with Normal Hearing Thresholds and History of mTBI.” She is currently an audiologist at the National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE) at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC). Her research focuses on the study of auditory processing deficits, traumatic brain injury, hearing aid applications, and hidden hearing loss. She was previously a research audiologist at the National Military Audiology at Speech Pathology Center at WRNMMC, where she continues to collaborate and remains involved in several ongoing research protocols.
Elizabeth Haley, AuD, CCC-A, is a clinical and research audiologist. Currently, she holds a joint position as a clinical audiologist at the UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and as a research coordinator in the Pittsburgh’s Department of Veterans Affairs Hospital. After completing her clinical doctorate in audiology at the University of Pittsburgh, Elizabeth returned to pursue a PhD in audiology. Her research interests include: pediatric speech and music perception, neurobiological correlates of language development, central auditory processing disorder, traumatic brain injury, and knowledge transfer in perceptual learning.
Financial: Elizabeth Haley is employed by the US government. Non-financial: Elizabeth Haley has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Department of Defense in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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