Audiologic Rehabilitation: Using Technology to Maximize Outcomes (0.1 AAA/Tier 1 CEUs)
Audiologic Rehabilitation: Using Technology to Maximize Outcomes
Prerecorded presentation available to view on-demand on April 17, 2021
This on-demand program is offered for FREE to all AAA 2021 Virtual Conference registrants and AAA 2021 All-Inclusive Webinar Package subscribers. Please allow one business day after registering for the AAA 2021 Virtual Conference to receive access to activate your registration.
Presenters: Kristin Dilaj, AuD, PhD; Karen Doherty, PhD and Carly C. Maldonado Alicea, AuD, PhD
Duration: 1 hour
CEUs: 0.1 AAA/Tier 1
Instructional Level: Intermediate
Program Focus: Knowledge
Learning Outcomes: Upon completion, each participant in the eAudiology Web Seminar will be able to:
- Discuss uses of “telehealth” technology in providing (re)habilitation
- Administer a Hearing Aid skills test and know how to use the results for counseling
- Discuss the importance of assessing technology options during audiologic rehabilitative sessions
Description: The Academy of Rehabilitative Audiology will present cases which demonstrate the changing role of technology in the provision of audiologic (re)habilitation services to adults and children. Cases and research will be presented which demonstrate how current technologies can impact and be utilized during aural (re)habilitation sessions and device programming visits.
Kristin Dilaj, AuD., Ph.D, is Co-Director and Audiologist at the New England Center for Hearing Rehabilitation, LLC. Her areas of clinical interest and research include cochlear implant programming strategies and outcomes, tools for evaluating functional listening in pediatrics, and pediatric aural (re)habilitation. She is a past president of the Academy of Rehabilitative Audiology, a state representative for EAA, and a member of the Connecticut EHDI Task Force.
Karen A. Doherty, Ph.D. is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Syracuse University. She is also a member of the Aging Studies Institute and Faculty Affiliate of the Integrated Learning Majors in Neuroscience at Syracuse University. Dr. Doherty’s research focus is on early intervention of age-related hearing loss and investigating ways to maximize hearing aid use considering factors such as cognitive function, hearing handicap, speech perception in noise and hearing aid handling skills.
Carly C. Maldonado Alicea, AuD, PhD
Carly Maldonado Alicea, Au.D., Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor at Nazareth College and the Director of the Hearing Clinic in the York Wellness and Rehabilitation Institute. She also co-directs the Deafness Specialization Program at Nazareth College. Her clinical and research interests include aural rehabilitation for adults who use hearing aids, public health issues related to audiology, hearing screening, and expanding access to hearing healthcare for underserved populations.