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SPAA 343 Intro to Audiology Week One Notes

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SPAA 343 Intro to Audiology Week One Notes SPAA 343

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Introduction to Audiology
Mr. Gregory Newman
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audiology, SPAA 343




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This 3 page Class Notes was uploaded by Janell Barker on Monday January 11, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to SPAA 343 at Ball State University taught by Mr. Gregory Newman in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 51 views. For similar materials see Introduction to Audiology in Linguistics and Speech Pathology at Ball State University.

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Date Created: 01/11/16
SPAA 343 – Intro to Audiology (Greg Newman)  Audiological evaluation – behavioral (raise hand when you hear the beep) 1/11/2016 and physiological tests ( do not require participation; look at sonar/how First book is required (Foundations of Audiology: A Practical approach) eardrum moves) of hearing/auditory function  2 is highly recommended only for  Balance testing (in inner people who want to work with children ear)/rehabilitation (help) with cochlear implants in the future  Cerumen management (earwax  Final is not cumulative, but you need to management/dig it out of people’s know a lot about audiogram ears)  4 exams and 2-3 quizzes on disorders  Administration of hearing loss  93% is an A  If you email him after 5 p.m., he will not prevention programs (a.k.a. Hearing Conservation Program) reply until the next day  Administration of newborn screening  Highly recommends reading the book…  programs  2 biggest causes of hearing loss for adults: age and noise 1/13/2016  Today, there is a massive increase in noise-induced hearing loss What is audiology? (headphones)  Wikipedia says, “terminology used by  Evaluation and rehabilitation of Tinnitus (ringing in ears; can be caused by licensing boards for various professions gunfire, concerts, age, etc.) that defines the procedures, actions, and processes that are permitted for  Hearing habilitation/rehabilitation - Fitting and verification of hearing the licensed individual” aids, cochlear implants and assistive  It is needed more and more because of baby boomers and people are living listening devices  Speech screening LONGER  Intra-operative monitoring (placing State licensing boards: electrodes to aid in surgery; someone else does the surgery)  Each state has a board that handles  Research licensure for various professions  Education  The board determines the requirements necessary for licensing and practice Where do we work?  The Indiana speech-language pathology  ENT office & audiology board of the Indiana  Clinic or hospital professional licensing agency sets the requirements in the state of Indiana  Private practice (you’re the boss)  University  Hearing aid manufacturer (a lot of Scope of practice: traveling)  School system (education audiologist) Median income for working in industry is  Industry (industrial audiologist; big companies/factories like General $80,000 Motors where employees are around a lot of noise) Most recent grads will have an AuD  Government (military or veterans ENT office – around $70,000 affairs; i.e. veteran has hearing loss from a grenade going off close by; Hospital – 77k DIFFICULT to get into because people Educational – 72k that work there love it/want to stay) Who do we work with? (affiliates) 1/15/2016  Neurotologist (crazy stuff; build ear  AuD programs canal for someone that wasn’t born - Began in the mid 1990s with it; remove tumors) rd  Otolaryngologists (ENTs) - BSU was the 3 program in nation and began in 1995 (2 oldest  Otologists existing)  Pediatricians (mainly ear infections)  Family practice physicians - The majority of AuD programs have been in existence since 2001-03  Speech-language pathologists (they - All programs, except 2, are 4 yrs in discover ear infections, for example, and send them to us) length - 3 yrs on campus and at local extern  Occupational and physical therapists sites  Medical geneticists and genetic counselors - 1 yr fulltime supervised work experienced anywhere in the  Educators (teachers who may suspect country hearing loss) BSU AuD Program requirements:  Psychologists and social workers  IUP – Individual Educational Plan (kids 100 hours of academic credit, including: that may be at risk for a number of  73 credit hrs of academic coursework reasons, genetics, etc; individualized and many occupations – teachers,  18 credit hrs of clinical practicum parents, audiologists, etc – involved to experiences decide best approach)  9 credit hr for one-year clinical externship Educational requirements:  1820 clinic hrs  Doctoral degree  Written & practical comprehensive  Degree will depend on training program exams Doctor of audiology (AuD) Requirements for STATE legislatures Doctor of Philosophy (PhD – more researched  Pass National Praxis Exam based degree) o In some programs, this is also Other Doctoral (ScD, EdD) an academic requirement (not at BSU) o All states will require this for American Board of Audiology lincensure  Pass specific state tests  Board certification in audiology o E.g. test for hearing aid dealer’s Maintaining membership in organizations license  Proof of meeting academic degree Pay annual fees (currently approx. $300/yr requirements depending on organization)  Maintenance of license fees and  Maintain continuing education hrs continuing education (you have to take o Varies with organization (~10- 36 hrs of education every two years. Ex. 15 hrs per year) You can go to a conference that’s 8 hrs long. Youre ¼ through for the two years Epidemiology of hearing loss already)  More than 31 mil people in the US have Professional Organizations hearing loss o On the increase Support the profession:  Approx. 1/3 of all cases of hearing loss are partly attributable to noise  Provides services to members  Lobbying for appropriate legislation exposure  Support research o The percentage may increase with exposure to cell phones,  Disseminate information MP3 players etc  Help establish scope of practice, best practice procedures, guidelines for  People with hearing loss are 8x as likely to get dementia, alheizmers, etc. ethical practice  This is because if you don’t treat your May provide a certification program hearing loss, there is a part of your brain that isn’t getting exercised. It  Certifies that a member has met the starts to not work as well for other organization’s requirements for things if it’s not getting used certification  Hearing loss resulting from noise  Certification is NOT necessary for a exposure is called noise-induced state license to practice hearing loss  Most states accept certification as proof o Affects of noise are cumulative of meeting their minimum over a lifetime requirements for licensing  Aging is associated with hearing loss, American speech language hearing association which is referred to as presbycusis  1 to 3 out of 1000 babies are born with (ASHA) hearing loss  Certification in Audiology (CCC-A) o 50% of congenital loss is genetic  Certification in speech-language pathology (CCC-SLP) American academy of audiology (AAA) Academy of Doctors in Audiologists (ADA)


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