Audiology Topics for Speech-Language Pathologists (2016)

Jerri-Lee MacKay, M.Sc. (audiology), Aud(C)
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Presented by Jerri-Lee MacKay, M.Sc. (audiology), Aud(C)

Intended audience: speech-language pathologists, communication health assistants and students

This session pertains to: pre-school aged children (0-5), school-aged children (6-17), adults (18-64) and geriatric populations (65+)

Level: Introductory (Assumes little or no familiarity with the literature and professional practice within the areas covered.)

Speech-language pathology training programs provide introductory coursework in audiology however speech-language pathologists who have been working for several years may need a refresher of their audiology training. This session will provide a review of some of the basics in audiological assessment and interpretation and will also touch on some of the latest developments in hearing aid and FM technology. The session is targeted towards any speech-language clinician who is interested in a refresher course in audiology basics.

Learning Objectives:

Participants will be able to:

  1. Read an audiogram and a tympanogram.
  2. Understand the basic clinical implications of hearing assessment results.
  3. Troubleshoot hearing aids and FM systems.
  4. Understand some of the new advances in hearing aid and FM technology.
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