28 Apr - 19 May
14:00 - 16:00
Online

The multidisciplinary Hearing Sciences team at the University of Nottingham are clinical and research leaders in hearing related disorders. We welcome you to the first masterclass in a series of important clinical topics. Delivered in collaboration with world-leading colleagues, this masterclass will equip professionals and trainees with comprehensive, current perspectives and contemporary research evidence on the effective management of hyperacusis in adults and children.

This masterclass is delivered across four weekly sessions:

Schedule:
Day 1, 2-4pm Wednesday 28 April 2021
Definitions: Magdalena Sereda
Epidemiology: Derek Hoare
Mechanisms: David Baguley
Medical diagnoses and associated syndromes: Don McFerran

Day 2, 2-4pm Wednesday 5 May 2021
Impact and lived experience: Kathryn Fackrell
Clinical investigation and Assessment of hyperacusis Audiology: David Baguley
Self-report and questionnaire measures of hyperacusis: Magdalena Margol-Gromada
Research questions: Derek Hoare

Day 3, 2-4pm Wednesday 12 May 2021
History taking: David Baguley
Role of sound therapy: Magdalena Sereda
Informational counselling: David Baguley
Role of psychology: Derek Hoare

Day 4, 3-5pm Wednesday 19 May 2021
Recap of days 1-3: David Baguley
Managing hyperacusis in children: Claire Benton
Parent and child perspectives: Derek Hoare
Where next for hyperacusis? David Baguley

Benefit to delegate and their service:

On completion of the course, learners will understand:
• Definitions and prevalence of, and neurophysiological mechanisms underpinning hyperacusis for both adults and children
• Hyperacusis diagnostic assessment criteria, clinical investigation and assessment, and associated syndromes
• The lived experiences of adults, children and parents of children with hyperacusis
• Evidence for the effectiveness of management options for hyperacusis in adult and paediatric populations.
• Patient and clinician priorities for future research

Speakers:
Prof David Baguley, Professor of Hearing Science, NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre, University of Nottingham
Mrs Claire Benton, Head of Audiology, Nottingham Audiology Service, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
Mr Don McFerran, British Tinnitus Association Trustee and recently retired Consultant ENT Surgeon
Dr Derek Hoare, Associate Professor of Hearing Science, NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre, University of Nottingham
Dr Magdalena Sereda, Senior Research Fellow, NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre, University of Nottingham
Dr Kathryn Fackrell, NIHR Post-Doctoral Fellow, NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre, University of Nottingham
Ms Magdalena Margol-Gromada, Doctoral student, NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre, University of Nottingham

This course is suitable for:
▪ Audiologists
▪ Hearing Therapists
▪ ENT Consultants
▪ AudioVestibular Physicians
▪ Industry representatives
▪ Researchers, clinical trainees and postgraduate students
▪ Members of professional bodies