Drs. Todd Ricketts and Erin Picou from Vanderbilt University will review recent key hearing aid journal articles and discuss their implications for hearing healthcare providers.
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Course created on March 8, 2017
- After this course learners will be able to list recent key journal articles on the topic of hearing aids that have implications for audiology clinical practice.
- After this course learners will be able to describe the findings from recent key journal articles on the topic of hearing aids that have implications for audiology clinical practice.
- After this course learners will be able to explain the implications for audiology clinical practice from recent key journal articles on the topic of hearing aids.
|5-15 Minutes||Article 1: What they asked, what they did, what they found, why it matters.|
|15-30 Minutes||Article 2: What they asked, what they did, what they found, why it matters.|
|30-45 Minutes||Article 3: What they asked, what they did, what they found, why it matters.|
|45-55 Minutes||Article 4: What they asked, what they did, what they found, why it matters.|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Associate Professor at the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson center for Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences and Director of the Dan Maddox Hearing Aid Research Laboratory
Todd A. Ricketts, PhD, CCC-A is a professor in the Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He is also Vice Chair for Graduate Studies in the Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences and the Director of the Dan Maddox Hearing Aid Research Laboratory. Dr. Ricketts has published more than 100 articles and book chapters and provided over 300 presentations both nationally and internationally. He continues to pursue a very active federally- and industry-funded research program studying the interaction between hearing aids and other hearing assistive technologies, listening environment, and individual differences as they impact the listening and communication experience. He was named a Fellow of the American Speech Language and Hearing Association in 2006 and received an editor’s award from the American Journal of Audiology in 2008. He is a past editor-in-chief of the quarterly journal Trends in Amplification, a past chair of the Vanderbilt Institutional Review Board, a past associate editor for the Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research. He is currently serving on the board of directors of the American Academy of Audiology. In addition to his research and service, Todd teaches and mentors students at Vanderbilt.
Research Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Erin Picou, PhD, CCC-A, is a research assistant professor in the Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She has been working in the Dan Maddox Hearing Aid Research Laboratory since she was an AuD student. After completing her PhD (also at Vanderbilt) she was hired to a research faculty position. Her research interests are primarily related to hearing aid technologies for adults and children, with a specific focus on speech recognition, listening effort, and emotional responses to sound. This work continues to be supported through a variety of industry and federal funding sources. In addition to her research activities, Erin is involved with teaching and mentoring AuD students at Vanderbilt. In addition, Erin is currently serving as an Associate Section Editor for Ear and Hearing and is on the editorial board for the American Journal of Audiology.
Erin Picou: Financial: Erin Picou is employed by Vanderbilt University. In lieu of an honorarium, AudiologyOnline has donated to Vanderbilt University's student educational program. She has received research funding on a topic that may be discussed in this course from: GN Resound, Siemens, Starkey, Oticon, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), and the American Speech, Language Hearing Association (ASHA). Non-financial: Erin Picou is an Associate Section Editor for Ear and Hearing and is on the editorial board for the American Journal of Audiology.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented by AudiologyOnline in partnership with Vanderbilt University.
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