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Free CAA Webinar with De Wet Swanepoel, Ph.D.

Webinar: Connected Technologies for Improved Access in Global Hearing Care  Date: May 22, 2018  at 12 p.m. ET Speaker: De Wet Swanepoel, Ph.D., University of Pretoria Join us on Tuesday, May 22 at 12 p.m. ET for our first webinar with De Wet Swanepoel, Ph.D. as he presents “Connected Technologies for Improved Access in Global Hearing… 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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Since its founding in 1996, CAA has promoted the importance of audiologists at the national level and has provided its members with opportunities for collaboration, education, research, advocacy and creating awareness. For over 20 years, CAA has delivered an internationally recognized annual conference, generated a well-respected online journal and offered members significant tools to promote awareness of audiology in order… Read More

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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.

Tinnitus Care Provider Certificate Program

Vancouver, British Columbia

The Tinnitus Care Provider Certificate Program is a two-day workshop and assessment to learn how to help your patients with tinnitus. This comprehensive curriculum focuses on tinnitus patient care involving physiology, psychology, measurement, management, and practice organization.


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