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CAA Annual Membership Renewal Date is March 1st

CAA annual membership renewal date is March 1st. By renewing your membership, you are supporting the only association in Canada that provides an exclusive voice for audiologists. CAA membership benefits also include: Audiology Advocacy The CAA Board of Directors and committees strive to advocate for audiologists all over Canada by providing a unified perspective on issues… Read More

CAA Clinical-Research Grant

The CAA Clinical-Research Grant aims to support individuals proposing to investigate a new and unique research question related to hearing and/or balance.  Financial support includes either one award of up to $5,000, or two awards of up to $2,500, depending on available funds and the number of applications. Applicants will be offered support by the… Read More

CAA Board Member Nominations

Get Involved! Become a CAA Board Member! CAA is looking for a strong advocate like you to become involved in providing leadership to our profession. We are looking for individuals with a strong sense of determination, energy and enthusiasm to become active in the continued success of our organization. The Board of Directors is comprised… Read More

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Nouveaux développements dans le domaine de l’évaluation audiologique de base

Université de Montréal

The purpose of this training will be to inform the participants on the latest developments (procedures, standards, interpretation, criteria for determining the suitability of tests, hygiene measures) of the tests that are part of an audiological evaluation protocol. Some additional tests (ultra high frequency audiometry, measurement of discomfort thresholds, detection of hyperacusis / misophony) will also be discussed.

Rehabilitative Audiology Masterclass

Birkbeck, University of London, London, United Kingdom 

This course is designed for those who wish to enhance their skills and knowledge in rehabilitative audiology. Students will gain a wider spectrum of theoretical knowledge and clinical skills with regard to psycho-social aspects of hearing impairment and application of advanced evidence-based psychological skills in empowering patients through the process of audiologic rehabilitation.

Website: http://tinnitustherapy.org.uk/RehabilitativeAudiologyMasterclass.html

Supersaver registration deadline: 15th December 2017  

Course director: Dr. Hashir Aazh (Royal Surrey County Hospital, UK)

Guest speakers: Professor Brian C.J. Moore (University of Cambridge), Professor Michael A Akeroyd (University of Nottingham), Dr. Marina Salorio-Corbetto (University of Cambridge), and Dr Melanie Ferguson (NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre) 

Tinnitus & Hyperacusis Therapy Masterclass

Birkbeck, University of London, London, United Kingdom  

Participants will be provided with the specialist skill, knowledge and tools which are essential for developing a Tinnitus & Hyperacusis Therapy Clinic.

Supersaver registration deadline: 15th December 2017  

Course director: Dr. Hashir Aazh (Royal Surrey County Hospital, UK)

Guest speakers: Professor Brian C.J. Moore (Cambridge University, UK), and Mr. Don McFerran (Colchester Hospital, UK)

World Congress of Audiology 2018

Cape Town Convention Centre

The World Audiology Congress due to be held at the Cape Town Convention Centre, Cape Town, South Africa is due to be held from 27  – 31 October. The congress will also feature Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery and Cochlear tracks. There will be three Round Table Plenary Sessions, one on each day of the conference chaired by Sharon Kujawa (USA), De Wet Swanepoel (South Africa) and Louise Hickson (Australia) on topics such as ” Synaptopathy Basic Sciences and Clinical Implications”; ” Equitable Access to Healthy Hearing” and “Family Centred Audiological Care for Children and Adults”. Other special sessions and workshops include ” eHealth in Audiology: Perspectives, Opportunities and Challenges” chaired by Gabriella Tognola (Italy); “eHealth II: Trends in Technology Development as well as Service Delivery from Multiple Perspectives” by Stefan Launer (Switzerland) and “Wikipedia Edit-a-thon” by Thais Morata (USA). The call for abstracts closes on 16 April 2018.


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Author Response to Sabour (2018), "Comment on Hall et al. (2017), 'How to Choose Between Measures of Tinnitus Loudness for Clinical Research? A Report on the Reliability and Validity of an Investigator-Administered Test and a Patient-Reported Measure Using Baseline Data Collected in a Phase IIa Drug Trial'".

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Comment on Hall et al. (2017), "How to Choose Between Measures of Tinnitus Loudness for Clinical Research? A Report on the Reliability and Validity of an Investigator-Administered Test and a Patient-Reported Measure Using Baseline Data Collected in a Phase IIa Drug Trial".

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