The co-morbidities of hearing loss include social isolation and loneliness, depression, increased risk of falls, as well as cognitive decline, and related dementias. In this presentation, we will describe how digital therapeutics are changing the face of healthcare, and then present an example of how digital therapeutics may be used to treat hearing loss and its downstream effects.
Course created on June 11, 2021
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the co-morbidities of hearing loss.
- After this course, participants will be able to list the components of a digital therapeutic.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the benefits to clients and clinicians using a hearing healthcare therapeutic.
|10-20 Minutes||Digital Therapeutics|
|20-25 Minutes||Hearing Healthcare Therapeutic|
|25-30 Minutes||Clinical Applications|
Nancy Tye-Murray, Ph.D. is a professor in the Department of OtolaryngologyHead & Neck Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine, and CEO and Founder of Amplify. She completed her Ph.D. in Speech and Hearing Science at the University of Iowa. Dr. Tye-Murray received ERG funding for her project "Training the ear to listen: Comparison of an elemental, focused attention, and ecological approach." This support made it possible for Dr. Tye-Murray to go on to receive funding from the National Institutes of Health and to pursue work that remains relevant to her career today.
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