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Research to Reality: Pediatric Hearing Assistive Technology (HAT) Update (.15 CEUs)

Recorded On: 01/20/2016

Research to Reality: Pediatric Hearing Assistive Technology (HAT) Update

Recorded January 20, 2016

Duration: 90 minutes

Presenters: Andrea Green, AuD and Kari Morgenstein, AuD

CEUs: .15

Who Should Attend: Audiologists, parents, deaf educators, and other professionals who work with children with hearing loss

Instructional Level: Intermediate
Program Focus: Knowledge

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

  1. Describe current research about HAT in the unilateral and bilateral conditions for children with hearing aids, bone anchored hearing aids, and cochlear implants
  2. Discuss how HAT testing can be efficiently set-up and conducted in a clinical environment
  3. Identify the utility of HAT testing results in ensuring that children have the resources and technology they need to reach their full potential
  4. Review the utility of HAT in special populations

Description: This eAudiology Web seminar will cover information about the impact of hearing loss on a child's development, various intervention options available, and current assistive technologies for children. Clinical and research-based studies depicting the benefit of assistive listening devices for children with varying degrees of hearing loss will be presented. The application of assistive technology in children with hearing loss and other populations will be discussed. The mechanism to establish HAT testing in a clinical setting will be reviewed, including the University of Miami Children's Hearing Program (CHP) HAT protocol.

Green_Andrea.jpgAndrea Green, AuD, is an Assistant Professor and clinical audiologist at the University of Miami Ear Institute.She received her Bachelor of Science (B.S.) with Honors in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Oklahoma. She graduated with her Doctor of Audiology (AuD) from the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.Dr. Green is a member of the University of Miami Children's Hearing Program and specializes in pediatric diagnostics, hearing aids, and bone anchored devices. She also specializes in adult and pediatric vestibular assessment. Dr. Green is Board Certified in Audiology and active on multiple committees with the American Academy of Audiology.

Morgenstein_Kari-7833-Edit.jpgKari Morgenstein, AuD, is an Assistant Professor and clinical audiologist at the University of Miami Ear Institute. She received her Bachelor's degree from Indiana University and her Doctorate in Audiology from the University of Florida. Dr. Morgenstein is the Director of the University of Miami Children's Hearing Program. In addition, Dr. Morgenstein assists with community outreach initiatives for the Barton G. Kids Hear Now Cochlear Implant Family Resource Center. She has been published in several national and international journals and serves on various committees within the American Academy of Audiology.

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