This Vanderbilt Audiology Journal Club will review three key articles centered on the value of cohort studies targeting vestibular function and balance.
Course created on December 9, 2015
- After this course learners will be able to list key articles describing cohort studies looking at vestibular function and balance.
- After this course learners will be able to describe the results of key cohort studies that investigated vestibular system function and balance.
- After this course learners will be able to explain some general findings that can be applied across patients based on the results of the key cohort studies reviewed.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction Cohort studies and the vestibular system|
|5-20 Minutes||Study #1: What they asked, what they did, what they found, why it matters|
|20-35 Minutes||Study #2: What they asked, what they did, what they found, why it matters|
|35-55 Minutes||Study #3: What they asked, what they did, what they found, why it matters|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Gary Jacobson, PhD
Professor at Vanderbilt University, Director of the Division of Audiology, and Co-director of the Division of Vestibular Sciences at the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center at Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Dr. Gary Jacobson is a Professor at Vanderbilt University, Director of the Division of Audiology, and Co-director of the Division of Vestibular Sciences at the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He is past editor of the American Journal of Audiology and incoming editor of the Journal of the American Academy of Audiology. Dr. Jacobson is co-editor of the textbooks “Handbook of Balance Function Testing” and “Balance Function Assessment and Management.” He is recipient of both the Honors of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, and the Jerger Career Award for Research in Audiology from the American Academy of Audiology.
Devin L. McCaslin, PhD
Devin McCaslin completed his doctoral work at The Ohio State University and is currently the co-director of the Vanderbilt Balance Disorders Clinic and Associate Director of Adult Audiology at the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center. Dr. McCaslin’s major academic, clinical and research interests relate to clinical electrophysiology, tinnitus and vestibular assessment. He is currently the Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, and has served on the American Academy of Audiology Board of Directors. He is also the author of the book, Electronystagmography/
Kaylee Todd, AuD
Kaylee Todd, AuD, is currently doing a fellowship in the vestibular sciences at Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center at Vanderbilt University. Her primary focuses are on research and patient care in the clinic.
Devin McCaslin: Financial: Devin McCaslin is currently the co-director of the Vanderbilt Balance Disorders Clinic and Associate Director of Adult Audiology at the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center. He has participated in research related to clinical electrophysiology, tinnitus and vestibular assessment. AudiologyOnline has made a donation to Vanderbilt University's student educational program in appreciation of the presenters donating their time to the Vanderbilt Audiology Journal Club on AudiologyOnline. Non-Financial: Dr. McCaslin has no non-financial relationships to disclose.
Kaylee Todd: Financial: Kaylee Todd has no financial relationships to disclose. Non-financial: Kaylee Todd has no non-financial relationships to disclose.
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