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The Use of Cortical Auditory Evoked Potentials to Assist in the Management of Infants with Sensorineural Hearing Loss and ANSD, presented in partnership with Seminars in Hearing

Course: #29092Level: Advanced 1 Hour 169 Reviews
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This course describes how cortical auditory evoked potentials (CAEPs) are being used in clinical practice to assist with the fitting of hearing aids in young infants. Content will include research behind the choice of test protocols, benefits and limitations, and clinical case examples, including results seen for infants with auditory neuropathy spectrum disorder, (ANSD).

Please note: You may earn ABA Tier 1 credits for this course if you complete it as part of the course 29288, "Current topics in CAEPs." Course 29288 contains recordings of all three events from our series on Cortical Auditory Evoked Potentials (CAEPs). ABA Tier 1 CEUs can be earned only when all modules are completed as part of course 29288.

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CEUs/Hours Offered: AAA/0.1 Advanced; ACAud/1.0; BAA/1.0; CAA/1.0; Calif SLPAB/1.0; IACET/0.1; IHS/1.0; Kansas, LTS-S0035/1.0; NZAS/1.0; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to describe both the benefits, limitations and complementary nature of CAEP testing when used to help manage infants with hearing loss.
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to describe the relationship between stimulus audibility and the likely presence of a cortical auditory evoked potential in infants with hearing loss.
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to describe the clinical protocols implemented in Australian Hearing for the use of cortical auditory evoked potential testing for hearing aid fitting and evaluation in young children.

Course created on March 22, 2017


0-10 Minutes Introduction: Clinical need for objective tools to manage infants with hearing loss, and how CAEPs together with functional auditory evaluations can help meet this need.
10-25 Minutes Research: Research findings on the use of CAEPs & functional auditory evaluations in infants with normal hearing, sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL), and auditory neuropathy spectrum disorder (ANSD)
25-35 Minutes Clinical applications: Clinical use & protocols in place for the use of CAEPs & functional auditory evaluations at Australian Hearing
35-50 Minutes Case studies: Clinical case studies integrating CAEP & functional auditory evaluation results in infants with SNHL, ANSD, and referral for cochlear implantation
50-60 Minutes Conclusion; Q and A


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Presenter Disclosure: Simone Punch: Financial: Simone Punch in employed by Australian Hearing. Non-financial: Simone Punch has several publications and presentations in the topic area presented in this course. She has authored an article on this topic for Seminars in Hearing.

Kirsty Gardner-Berry: Financial: Kirsty Gardner-Berry is employed by National Acoustic Laboratories (NAL) and Sydney Cochlear Implant Centre (SCIC), and is a clinical consultant in newborn hearing screening for Scanmedics. She has received HEARing CRC grant funding for research. Non-financial: Kirsty Gardner-Berry has authored an article on this topic for Seminars in Hearing.

Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented by AudiologyOnline in partnership with Seminars in Hearing, a publication of Thieme Medical Publishers.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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