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play a vital role in the evaluation and management of individuals who have
experienced a traumatic brain injury (TBI). This webinar will discuss the
special considerations for testing and managing auditory and vestibular
concerns of adult patients with TBI. The speakers will discuss comprehensive
audiometry, auditory processing, and vestibular testing as well as share
strategies for working with adults with TBI and resources you can pass on to
be able to:
- Discuss the hearing and balance
needs of patients with TBI
- Implement testing and management
strategies to use for adults with TBI
- Identify resources to provide
patients with TBI to assist in their daily communication needs
This is one of three courses in the ASHA Audiology 2023: Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) webinar series.
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Kokx-Ryan, AuD, PhD, CCC-A, received her AuD and PhD from
Gallaudet University, with her dissertation titled “Evaluation of
Low-Gain Hearing Aids as Treatment for Auditory Processing Deficits in Service
Members with Normal Hearing Thresholds and History of mTBI.” She is
currently an audiologist at the National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE)
at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC). Her research focuses
on the study of auditory processing deficits, traumatic brain injury, hearing
aid applications, and hidden hearing loss. She was previously a research
audiologist at the National Military Audiology at Speech Pathology Center at
WRNMMC, where she continues to collaborate and remains involved in several
ongoing research protocols.
Pearson, AuD, CCC-A, is a board-certified audiologist practicing
in Bethesda, Maryland, at the National Intrepid Center of Excellence at Walter
Reed National Military Medical Center, evaluating active duty military for
hearing and balance concerns post-traumatic brain injury. Dr. Pearson has
worked with active duty military since 2018, when she began her career as a
civil servant audiologist with Naval Medical Center San Diego.
about what you learned and report on the Completion Form how you will use your
continuing education credit, you must complete and submit the learning
assessment by the end date below.
History and CE
webinar date: December 7, 2023
End date: December 9, 2028
This course is offered for 0.2 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).