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webinar discusses evaluation and treatment strategies for adults with
self-perceived hearing concerns after a head injury, despite normal (or near
normal) audiometric thresholds, with a focus on veterans. The webinar reviews
comorbid conditions associated with self-perceived hearing difficulties and how
treatment of the comorbidities can improve self-perceived hearing ability. The
presenter discusses the current gaps and debates in the literature to highlight
questions that need further exploration to provide the best, evidence-based
hearing health care.
be able to:
- Develop a comprehensive case
history for a patient with a history of head injury
- Modify your test battery for
patients who present with brain injury-related hearing difficulties
(audiological and nonaudiological)
- Recommend treatment options
based on existing literature
This is one of three courses in the ASHA Audiology 2023: Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) webinar series.
all the courses in
- Comorbid effects in this population
- Future areas of necessary research
- Development of an
appropriate case history form, test battery recommendations, and treatment
Jedlicka, AuD, CCC-A, is an advanced practice audiologist at the
VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, specializing in the assessment, diagnosis, and
treatment of auditory processing disorders in veterans. Dr. Jedlicka also has a
clinical interest in diagnostics, amplification, vestibular assessment, and
osseointegrated devices. In addition to his work at the VA, Dr. Jedlicka is an
adjunct faculty member in the University of Pittsburgh's doctor of audiology
program. Dr. Jedlicka is also currently pursuing his PhD in audiology from the
University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Jedlicka is a former president of the Association
of VA Audiologists.
- Employee of the VA Pittsburgh
Healthcare System and University of Pittsburgh
- Member of AVAA, AAA, ASHA, and
- PhD student at the University of
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History and CE
webinar date: December 5, 2023
End date: December 7, 2028
This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).