This course is the first in a 3-part series hosted by presenters from Michigan Medicine detailing the evaluation and management of vestibular schwannomas. In this course, we will present an overview of pre-operative diagnostic evaluations performed by audiologists to evaluate the status of auditory, vestibular and facial nerve function in patients with vestibular schwannomas.
Please note: You may earn ABA Tier 1 credits for this course if you complete it as part of course 36901, "Vestibular Schwannoma: Comprehensive Evaluation, Management, and Intraoperative Monitoring." ABA Tier 1 CEUs can only be earned when completed as part of course 36901.
Course created on August 4, 2021
- After this course, participants will be able to describe at least two suspicious findings on an audiogram for retrocochlear pathology.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify at least one test finding that may lead to a poor prognosis for hearing preservation.
- After this course, participants will be able to list at least two sub-tests in the vestibular testing battery that will give information about the compensation status of an existing vestibular weakness.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction and Overview|
|5-15 Minutes||Audiometric Testing|
|15-30 Minutes||Electrophysiological Testing|
|30-40 Minutes||Vestibular Testing|
|40-55 Minutes||Case Examples|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Crystal Pitts is a clinical audiologist from Michigan Medicine with extensive experience in vestibular evaluations, electrophysiology, and intraoperative monitoring. She is involved in the training and supervision of audiology graduate students and has served as the clinical externship coordinator at Michigan Medicine for the past 10 years. Dr. Pitts is currently an elected member of the Michigan Audiology Coalition executive board.
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