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Embracing Patients With Bothersome Tinnitus (PD102632)

Presenter(s): Sharon Sandridge, PhD, CCC-A
Course Description

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This recorded session from the ASHA Audiology 2022 Online Conference (Expanding Your Clinical Role track) explores assessment and management options for working with patients who self-report bothersome tinnitus, including counseling, patient/family-centered care, and giving hope to struggling patients.

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • Persuade supervisors and/or other decision-makers to offer tinnitus care to patients in your work setting
  • Outline available questionnaires and tests to include in your clinical practice to assess and manage patients with tinnitus
  • List components that should be included and those that could be included in your workplace’s tinnitus management program

Presenter Information

Sharon A. Sandridge, PhD, CCC-A, is currently retired and is Emeritus Staff at the Cleveland Clinic. Prior to retirement, she served as Director of the Audiology Clinic from 1995 to 2019 before assuming the position of Section Head, Allied Hearing, Speech and Balance Services in 2019. Her areas of expertise have included amplification, electrophysiology, hearing loss prevention, tinnitus, and precepting. She has been active in both AAA and ASHA, serving on a number of committees, convention chair for both ASHA and AAA, and most recently, as ASHA Vice President of Audiology Practice (2019-2021).

Financial Disclosures:

  • Financial compensation from ASHA for this presentation

Nonfinancial Disclosures:

  • None

Assessment Type

Self-assessment—Think about what you learned and report on the Completion Form how you will use your new knowledge.

To earn continuing education credit, you must complete the learning assessment by January 17, 2028.

Program History and CE Information

Content origination date: September 2022
End date: January 17, 2028

This course is offered for 0.15 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).

Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 1.5
ASHA CEU*: 0.15
Item #(s): PD102632
Available Through: January 17, 2028