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Basics of Pharmacology & Ototoxicity – How, Why and When Cell Death Happens (.15 CEUs)

Recorded On: 03/04/2015

Duration: 1.5 hours

Presenter: Stephanie Nagle, AuD, PhD

CEUs: .15

Who Should Attend: Audiologist wanting to learn more about pharmacology & ototoxicity

Instructional Level: Introductory

Program Focus: Knowledge

Learner Outcomes: Upon completion, each participant in the eAudiology Web seminar will beable to:

  1. Describe how medications get into and around the body
  2. Explain factors that affect medication strength in the body
  3. Describe how medications cause cell death in the cochlea

Description: This eAudiology Web seminar will briefly review fundamental concepts of pharmacology, including medication administration, distribution, metabolism, and cell death. Cell death in the cochlea will be examined as it relates tovarious ototoxic medications, and interactions between ototoxic and noise induced hearing loss. Clinical populations at increased risk for ototoxicity such as medically fragile children, cancer patients, the elderly, and those with various other comorbid conditions will also be discussed.

Recorded March 4. 2015

Stephanie Nagle, AuD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Towson University

Stephanie Nagle earned her AuD and PhD from the Universtiy of Connecticut in 2010. She is an assistant professor and clinical audiologist at Towson University. Her teaching and research interests are varied and include genetics, pharmacology, auditory processing disorders, electrophysiology, and auditory perception of weapon sounds.

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