Grand Rounds: Tinnitus and Sound Sensitivity (0.1 AAA/Tier 1 CEUs)

AAA 2021 Virtual: Grand Rounds: Tinnitus and Sound Sensitivity

Presented at AAA 2021 Virtual

Presenter(s): 

Christopher Spankovich, AuD, PhD, MPH
Ali A. Danesh, PhD 
Jennifer Gans, PsyD 
Lori Zitelli, AuD 

Duration: 60 minutes

CEUs: 0.1 AAA/Tier 1 CEUs

Instructional Level: Intermediate

Program Focus: Knowledge

Learning Outcomes: Upon completion, each participant in the eAudiology Web Seminar will be able to:

  1. Apply audiological techniques to the management of tinnitus.
  2. Explain how tinnitus services can be provided remotely.
  3. Describe the use of mindfulness in management of tinnitus and sound sensitivity.

Description:  

The purpose of this grand rounds is to present a series of cases to illustrate various approaches to the evaluation and management of tinnitus and sound sensitivity.

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Christopher Spankovich, AuD, PhD, MPH

Associate Professor, University of Mississippi Medical Center

Christopher Spankovich is an Associate Professor and Vice Chair of Research for the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Dr. Spankovich is a clinician-scientist with a translational research program focused on prevention of acquired forms of hearing loss, tinnitus, and sound sensitivity His research has been funded by industry, federal, and professional bodies. He has published over 70 articles and book chapters (44 in peer-reviewed journals) and has given over 60 national and international presentations. Dr. Spankovich continues to practice clinically with special interest in tinnitus, sound sensitivity, ototoxicity, hearing conservation, and advanced diagnostics. He holds Adjunct faculty status with Salus University, Nova Southeastern University, and Towson University and serves as an Associate Editor for the International Journal of Audiology. He also provides consultant services for medico-legal cases.

Disclosure: Financial Disclosures: I do not have any relevant financial relationships with anything to disclose.
Non-Financial Disclosures: I do not have any relevant non-financial relationships with anything to disclose.

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Ali A. Danesh, PhD

Professor of Communication Sciences & Professor of Clinical Biomedical Sciences, Florida Atlantic University

https://www.fau.edu/education/... Research and interest in the areas of tinnitus, hyperacusis, auditory evoked potentials, vestibular assessment, and diagnostic/rehabilitative audiology. Ali A. Danesh, Ph.D., CCC-A, FAAA, is currently a Professor at the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, and also has a Secondary appointment as Professor of College of Medicine, Florida Atlantic University (FAU), Boca Raton, Florida, where he teaches courses in neuroanatomy and neurophysiology of auditory and vestibular systems, audiology, genetics of communicative disorders, and aural rehabilitation. Dr. Danesh obtained his B.Sc. in audiology from Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, his M.S. in audiology from Idaho State University, Pocatello, Idaho, and his Ph.D. in audiology, with an emphasis on auditory electrophysiology, from the University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee. Dr. Danesh is an American Board of Audiology board certified practicing audiologist. His current clinical work concentrates on patients with tinnitus, vertigo and sound sensitivity (e.g., hyperacusis and misophonia).

Disclosure: Financial Disclosures: I do not have any relevant financial relationships with anything to disclose.
Non-Financial Disclosures: I do not have any relevant non-financial relationships with anything to disclose.

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Jennifer Gans, PsyD

Clinical Psychologist & Tinnitus Specialist, MindfulTinnitusRelief.com

Dr. Gans is a clinical psychologist specializing in the psychological impact of deafness and hearing on well-being. In her private practice in San Francisco, CA, Dr. Gans treats clients with tinnitus, hyperacusis, misophonia, and other hearing-related difficulties. She completed research at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) in the Department of Otolaryngology’s Audiology Clinic on Mindfulness-Based Tinnitus Stress Reduction (MBTSR), with promising results. She is the CEO/Founder of MindfulTinnitusRelief.com, the first-ever self-administered 8-week online skill-building course of its kind for learning how to shift tinnitus from 'bothersome' to 'non-bothersome'. Dr. Gans presents globally to audiologist, otolaryngologists, and hearing-health providers on how to integrate and give support to tinnitus patient counseling; a critical piece of the tinnitus management puzzle. Dr. Gans is fluent in American Sign Language and works closely with the Deaf community and their families.

Disclosure: Financial DisclosuresMindfulTinnitusRelief.com- Ownership Interest includes stock, stock options, patent or other intellectual property, Intellectual Property / Patents
Non-Financial Disclosures: I do not have any relevant non-financial relationships with anything to disclose.

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Lori Zitelli, AuD

Senior Audiologist / Lab Instructor, UPMC / University of Pittsburgh

Lori Zitelli is a Senior Audiologist at UPMC. She received her clinical doctorate in Audiology from the University of Pittsburgh. She is a part-time lab instructor at the University of Pittsburgh and teaches a Clinical Procedures Lab for first year AuD students. Her special interests include clinical education, tinnitus/decreased sound tolerance evaluation and treatment, clinical research, and interventional audiology. She is an active fellow and volunteer of the American Academy of Audiology and a Trustee of the American Academy of Audiology Foundation.

Disclosure: Financial Disclosures: I do not have any relevant financial relationships with anything to disclose.
Non-Financial Disclosures: AAA (member); AAAF (Trustee); ASHA (member)

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Recorded 06/03/2021
Recorded 06/03/2021
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Assessment
10 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  8/10 points to pass
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Certificate
Live Viewing: 0.00 0.1 AAA/Tier 1 CEUs credits and certificate available
Live Viewing: 0.00 0.1 AAA/Tier 1 CEUs credits and certificate available CEU Certificate