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Call for CAA Award Nominations – due date June 15th!

Every year Canadian Academy of Audiology (CAA) honours people who have made significant contributions to the profession of Audiology. We invite you to help us identify deserving candidates by submitting nominations for consideration. Nomination Procedure Nominations may be submitted by any member of the Academy and need to be seconded by a member. Nominations for… Read More

May is Speech & Hearing Awareness Month

Every year, thousands of professionals involved with the treatment of speech, language and hearing disorders come together to participate in a public awareness campaign that encourages early detection and prevention of communication disorders and seeks to increase the public’s sensitivity to the challenges faced by individuals experiencing them. During the month of May, we also highlight… Read More

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

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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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