AudiologyNOW! 2016: Ear Canal Physiology and Pathology: A Closer Look (.1 CEUs)
Recorded On: 04/15/2016
Ear Canal Physiology and Pathology: A Closer Look
Recorded April 15, 2016 at AudiologyNOW! 2016
Duration: 1 Hour
Presenter: Robert M. DiSogra, AuD
Who Should Attend: Audiologists with any level of experience
Instructional Level: Intermediate
Program Focus: Knowledge
Learner Outcomes: Upon completion, each participant in the eAudiology Web seminar will be able to:
- Recognize the cranial nerves, blood supply, and the role of cerumen in the ear canal.
- Identify various pathologies that need medical intervention.
- Describe the procedures when an ear canal is lacerated.
Description: This is a comprehensive review of the developmental anatomy and physiology of the human ear canal along with an in depth review of the pathological conditions that would result in a medical referral for intervention and management. Over a dozen pathologies are identified along with management strategy for each pathology. Also, there is a review of first aid procedures for bleeding during cerumen management. Finally, a case study is presented that involves a patient who passed out during video otoscopy.
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