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Clinical and Research Topics in Audiology and Public Health (WEBS082089)

Course Description

These Perspectives (SIG 8) articles cover a wide range of audiology and public health research and clinical topics. There are three original research reports and one clinical review. In the first research report, Roman et al. examine the impact of reduced audibility and speaker voice on the mini-mental state examination score in a group of young adults without cognitive impairment. Next, Beamer et al. conduct a preliminary study to investigate the role of a hearing loss prevention education strategies in an active duty military population. Reavis et al. estimate the association between tinnitus and self-reported depression symptoms and between tinnitus and perceived anxiety in a nationally representative sample of U.S. adults. The final article by Henry and Manning is a review article on sound therapy approaches and clinical options for tinnitus management.

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • discuss the impact of reduced audibility on mini-mental state examination performance
  • describe the impact of hearing health education in prevention of noise-induced hearing loss
  • explain the association between tinnitus and mental distress in adults
  • describe the different sound therapyapproaches and differentiate them based on their presumed mechanisms of action
Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 4.5
ASHA CEU*: 0.45
Item #(s): WEBS082089
Available Through: July 23, 2023