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Call for Abstracts Deadline Extended till August 15!

CAA has extended the Call for Abstracts till August 15! The Canadian Academy of Audiology (CAA) Poster and Podium Sessions invites all clinicians, students, researchers, educators, policy makers and other professional or health care providers working with hearing or balance to submit original research for presentation (by poster and/or podium) at the annual CAA conference.… Read More

Barriers and Facilitators to Cultural Competence Survey

Please complete this survey on cultural competency from the University of Ottawa and the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute. This survey is for practitioners who are providing/have provided services to caregivers of children with hearing loss in order to better understand service needs, specifically for families from minority cultures. Even if you do… 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

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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

Events

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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