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HCE Sponsored Educational Videos

The videos below are from HCE sponsored AudiologyOnline continuing education presentations of various topics. AudiologyOnline is the hearing care profession's resource for news, information, product training and continuing education. These videos are not available for continuing education (CEU, CME) credit and are for informational purposes only. The views expressed in the presentations do not represent the views of the government or its entities. Any questions regarding webinar content should be directed to the HCE Clinical Care Branch

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- 29733-Caring for Veterans and Service Members with Dual Sensory Impairment, 071917 Original Presentation: July 19, 2017 

Original Presentation: July 19, 2017 
Presented by:
Dr. David Eliason, Defense Vision Center of Excellence; Dr. Garielle Saunders, VA National Center for Rehabilitative Auditory Research
Overview: This presentation provides an overview of Dual Sensory Impairment and the challenges this population experiences. It offers and introduction to the visual system and possible diseases/disorders, thereof. It discusses the existing research that outlines how visual impairment can exacerbate the effects of hearing loss on a person’s functional abilities and daily living.

- 29820-Progressive Tinnitus Management From Research to Clinic, 080417 

Original Presentation: August 4, 2017
Presented by: Dr. James Henry, VA National Center of Rehabilitative Auditory Research (NCRAR); Dr. Tara Zaugg, NCRAR; Dr. Caroline Schmidt, VA Connecticut; Dr. Paula Myers, James A. Haley VA Hospital; Dr. LaGuinn Sherlock, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center/US Army Hearing Program; Dr. Catherine Edmonds, Bay Pines VA; Dr. Jennifer Walters, Brooke Army Medical Center
Overview: How do you respond when a patient reports bothersome tinnitus? This overview will highlight how evidence-based findings using Progressive Tinnitus Management (PTM) has translated into clinical practice in the Department of Defense (DoD) and Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

- 29849 Getting in Touch With Your Softer Side in the Workplace, 081617

Original Presentation: August 16, 2017
Presented by:  Dr. Kathy Gates, Defense Hearing Center of Excellence; Dr. Vickie Tuten, Defense Hearing Center of Excellence
Overview: Successfully navigating the workplace in the Audiology profession is often the result of effectively using soft skill which are traits that include communication, leadership, critical thinking, cognitive or emotional empathy, ability to problem solve, work in teams, or effectively use resources. This presentation will define soft skills their relevance to our profession, and ways to master soft skill important to you in the workplace.

30007 Wideband Tympanometry Overview of Research and Clinical Applications, 092217 

Original Presentation: September 22, 2017
Presented by: Dr. Patrick Feeney, VA National Center for Rehabilitative Auditory Research
Overview: Wideband tympanometry is a relatively new clinical tool that has been gaining traction as more evidence is presented that links specific features of this measurement to specific disease processes. This presentation will provide an overview of wideband tympanometry, including the features of the results obtained with this measurement, research findings with its use, and potential clinical applications of this diagnostic exam.

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