17 Mar -18 Mar
09:30 -16:30
Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

You are invited to two Paediatric Audiology training days at the

Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh.


17th March – Day 1: Auditory Brainstem Response (ABR) Testing of Babies and Older Children

Led by Jason Smalley and Dr Siobhan Brennan, this day will include the principles of screening, the use of ABR as a diagnostic test for hearing and building a clinical picture of a babies hearing. We will also go through the latest ABR and other BSA guidance for the testing of Newborns including complex cases

18th March – Day 2: Behavioural Assessment and Management of Children

Led by Georgie Hill, Sam Lear and Keiran Joseph, this day will include the theory and practical basis behind the behavioural assessment of children, putting support around the child / family and effective management of children with hearing loss Wherever possible, both days will feature practical demonstrations with a strong emphasis on driving change in the clinic

This event is free for all professionals currently working within Paediatric Audiology in Scotland – regardless of membership of the BAA – thank you to Interacoustics for supporting the training days.

We are now fully booked for Friday 18th. There are a just a few places left for Thursday. Please email victoria@baaudiology.org if you wish to attend on Thursday 17th. 


Thursday 17th March

09:00  Registration and Welcome

09:30  Assessing the newborn baby

10:30  Interpretation of traces

11:15    Break

11:30   ABR Strategy + what next exercises

12:15   Practical on ABR testing + feedback

13:00  Lunch

14:00  Masking

14:15   Assessing the complex cases : ANSD and CMs

15:00  Break

15:30  Case Studies + critical thinking

16:00  Peer review – how to set up and run successfully

16:00  Finish

Friday 18th March

09:00  Registration and Welcome

09:30  Behavioural assessment of children – the background theory

10:15   Behavioural assessment of children – in practice

11:15    Break

11:30   When behavioural testing gets more challenging….

12:15   Working with the family, support around the child

13:00  Lunch

14:00  Putting it all together to see the whole picture including case studies

15:15   Fitting a hearing aid well – outcome and insitu measurements

16:30  Finish

Download: Paediatric Training Days Agenda