What Is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Tinnitus All About? (0.05 CEUs)

AAA 2021 Virtual: What Is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Tinnitus All About?

Presented at AAA 2021 Virtual

Presenter(s): Eldre W. Beukes, PhD and Vinaya Manchaiah, PhD, AuD, MBA 

Duration: 30 minutes

CEUs: 0.05 AAA CEUs

Instructional Level: Fundamental

Program Focus: Knowledge

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

  1. Discuss the evidence-base behind CBT for tinnitus
  2. Outline the different formats in which CBT for tinnitus can be presented
  3. Identify the components of CBT that are specific to tinnitus management

Description:  

Abstract: This is a practical talk discusses the need for offering evidence-based tinnitus treatments as well as the barriers to providing these treatments. It outlines the evidence-based behind CBT for tinnitus and the components included in such an intervention. The different formats in which CBT can be provided are outlined.  It is aimed at audiologists and helping them improve patient’s outcomes for individuals with tinnitus.

Summary: Despite tinnitus being a prevalent and distressing complaint accessible interventions are not always available. Barriers include the high cost, the involvement of numerous specialists often resulting in multiple appointments and sparse provision of evidence-based tinnitus interventions such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). The importance of offering interventions based on strong evidence is highlighted. During the talk, the rationale for attempting to overcome existing barriers through finding ways of delivery evidence-based care for tinnitus are sought. It outlines the rationale for using CBT for tinnitus and the existing evidence base supporting its use. It is aimed at audiologists as the components of CBT for tinnitus are outlined. It also provides insights into how to monitor progress and assess intervention outcomes.
 
This talk is intended to be thought-provoking - what alternative approaches may improve outcomes and access to care for our patients? What are the possible formats for delivery of CBT for tinnitus? What is the evidence behind different formats of CBT for tinnitus are discussed as well as the ways of encouraging intervention engagement. There will also be opportunity for questions and answers at the end of the talk to further improve understanding of CBT for tinnitus and to share ideas.


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Eldre W. Beukes, PhD

Post-doctoral Researcher, Lamar Univeristy

Eldré Beukes, PhD is a post-doctoral researcher at the Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences Lamar University. She is a clinical scientist in Audiology and was awarded the Richard May prize following her training. She received the Shapiro prize three years in concession between 2017 -2019 and the Hallpike Research Prize in 2019 for her research. Her research interest is focused around developing and running of clinical trials to assess the effectiveness of Internet-based interventions. She is the co-author of the book Cognitive behavioral Therapy for Tinnitus.

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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Vinaya Manchaiah, PhD, AuD, MBA

Jo Mayo Endowed Professor of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Lamar University

Vinaya Manchaiah, AuD, MBA, PhD, holds the Jo Mayo Endowed Professor of Speech and Hearing Sciences at the Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences at Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas. He has worked in various clinical, research, teaching, and administrative roles, although his current academic appointment centers predominantly on research. His research mainly focuses on improving the accessibility, affordability, and outcomes of hearing and balance disorders by promoting self-management and using digital technologies. He has published more than 150 peer-reviewed manuscripts and authored/edited five textbooks.

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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Recorded 06/18/2021
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