Rehabilitative Audiology Masterclass

Posted by phyllis on June 21, 2018

Rehabilitative Audiology Masterclass

Rehabilitative Audiology Masterclass

Dates: 21-22 June 2018

Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, London, United Kingdom

Website: http://tinnitustherapy.org.uk/RehabilitativeAudiologyMasterclass.html

Course director:

Dr. Hashir Aazh (Royal Surrey County Hospital, UK)

Guest speakers:

Professor Brian C.J. Moore (University of Cambridge), Professor Michael A Akeroyd (University of Nottingham), Dr. Marina Salorio-Corbetto (University of Cambridge), and Dr Melanie Ferguson (NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre)

This course is designed for those who wish to enhance their skills and knowledge in rehabilitative audiology. Students will gain a wider spectrum of theoretical knowledge and clinical skills with regard to psycho-social aspects of hearing impairment and application of advanced evidence-based psychological skills in empowering patients through the process of audiologic rehabilitation. This course will outline the application of cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT), motivational interviewing (MI) and general counselling skills in audiology. In addition, research lectures on technical aspects of amplification ranging from the prescription targets to frequency lowering algorithms and sound localization will be provided.

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