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Release of the Vestibular Assessment & Management for Canadian Audiologists: A Scoping Review, and Webinar to Non Members

Canadian Academy of Audiology (CAA) and Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) are excited to announce the release of the Vestibular Assessment & Management for Canadian Audiologists: A Scoping Review, and Webinar to Non Members. * NOTE: The scoping review document and accompanying webinar do not represent a formal clinical practice guideline or a standard of practice. A… Read More

CAA Fall Prevention Survey

November is Fall Prevention Month. To raise awareness, the Canadian Academy of Audiology (CAA) is asking Canadian Audiologists, who currently work in clinical practice, to complete this short survey to learn about current fall prevention practices across Canada. Your answers are confidential and the survey will take approximately 3-5 minutes to complete. The results will… Read More

CAA Conference Early Bird Deadline Ends June 12th, 2017!

CAA 2017 is Canada’s largest annual live event dedicated to the science and practice of audiology. Learn from world-class scientists and clinicians, engage with industry representatives in our exhibition hall and discuss hot topics with colleagues, mentors and new friends. Don’t forget to sign up for one of two great Pre-conference workshops and the full… Read More

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FYI: Hands & Voices

“Hands & Voices is a non-profit, parent-driven organization dedicated to supporting families of children who are deaf or hard of... Read More

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We want to start a national conversation about all-things-audiology, so we are starting a members’ BLOG!  Members are invited to... Read More

Events

Hyperacusis Assessment & Brief Intervention

Guildford, UK

Post-conference workshop on Hyperacusis Assessment & Brief Intervention

This event is suitable for audiologists who are involved in assessment and/or management of patients with tinnitus and hyperacusis. This conference brings together studies of audiology, mental health, neuroscience, psychoacoustic, neurology, and other areas. A wide range of plenary sessions, workshops and interactive sessions are planned which offer practical guide for improving your clinical practice in assessment and rehabilitation for tinnitus and hyperacusis patients.

3rd International Meeting on Internet & Audiology

Louisville, KY, USA

The conference will focus on four general topics: 1) Barriers and facilitators to the implementation of telepractice, 2) Methodology of implementation of internet-based research and service delivery, 3) Big data, and 4) Ethical issues related to internet-based research and service delivery.

In-person attendance is limited to 100 participants. Registration for remote attendance to a portion of the conference via live internet streaming opens on 14 April.

Tinnitus & Hyperacusis Therapy Master Class

Guildford, UK

Synopsis:

This course is designed for those who wish to pursue a career as an advanced practitioner in providing specialised care for patients experiencing troublesome tinnitus and hyperacusis. Students will gain a wider spectrum of theoretical knowledge and clinical skills with regard to tinnitus and hyperacusis rehabilitation. This course will outline psychometric assessment, appropriate referrals to ENT and mental health, evidence-based practice, application of specialist cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) in tinnitus and hyperacusis rehabilitation, and service development.

 

Traitement des acouphènes et de l’hyperacousie : cours spécialisé pour la prise en charge des acouphènes et de l’hyperacousie dans les populations pédiatrique et adulte

Ce cours est destiné à ceux qui souhaitent poursuivre une carrière de praticiens spécialisés dans la prise en charge des patients présentant un acouphène chronique invalidant et/ou une hyperacousie. Les étudiants pourront ainsi élargir le champ de leurs connaissances théoriques mais également améliorer leur pratique clinique dans le domaine de la réhabilitation des patients acouphéniques et hyperacousiques. Lors de ce cours seront en particulier abordés les points suivants : évaluation psychométrique, quand et pourquoi adresser un patient à l’ORL ou au psychiatre, pratique fondée sur les preuves, utilisation des techniques de thérapie comportementale pour acouphènes et hyperacousie, mise en œuvre et développement du service au patient.
Ce cours est essentiellement destiné aux :
Audiologistes
Audioprothésistes
Psychologues
Psychiatres
Neurologues
Otologistes
Phoniatres
Orthophonistes
Ergothérapeutes
Travailleurs sociaux
Website: http://www.tinnitustherapy.org.uk/


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