Opportunities for Shaping the Future of Hearing & Balance Care

September 17, 2022
8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Hearing health care has been rather stable in terms of how we diagnose, treat and manage patients. However, rapid technological advancements coupled with legislative changes have the potential to disrupt the existing service delivery model. Despite the disruption, there is also an enormous opportunity for us to shape the future of hearing and balance care, improving accessibility, affordability and patient outcomes. This seminar presents thought-provoking and futuristic ideas on how we can play an active role in the evolution of our industry.

The event is jointly organized by the University of Colorado School of Medicine and the University of Colorado Hospital (UCHealth)

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Agenda

Time Event Speaker
7:30 am Breakfast and Registration
8:00 am – 8:30 am The Importance of Comorbidities in the Diagnosis and Management of Hearing Loss Jay W. Hall III,
PhD
8:30 am – 9:15 am Advances in Hearing Screening for Adults De Wet Swanepoel,
PhD
9:15 am – 9:45 am Coffee Break
9:45 am – 10:30 am Modern Hearing Technologies to Meet the Needs of Individuals with a Normal Audiogram Brian Taylor
AuD
10:30 am – 10:50 am On- and Off-Axis Hearing in Noise (Gold Sponsor: ReSound) Laurel Christensen
PhD
10:50 am – 11:10 am Innovations in Complete Hearing Care (Gold Sponsor: Widex) Jeff Fairlee
BS
11:10 am – 11:30 am Well Hearing is Well Being (Gold Sponsor: Phonak) Erika Porter
AuD
11:30 am – 12:30 pm Lunch
12:30 pm – 1:00 pm Developing Innovative Pathways for Pediatric Hearing Care Christie Yoshinaga-Itano
PhD
1:00 pm – 1:30 pm Modern Technologies for the Management of Tinnitus Cory Portnuff
AuD, PhD
1:30 pm – 2:00 pm Coffee Break
2:00 pm – 2:30 pm Evolving Criteria for Adult Cochlear Implant Candidacy Samuel Gubbels
MD
2:30 pm – 3:00 pm Patient Extenders Improve Accessibility, Efficiency and Outcomes of Audiologic Care Jay W. Hall III,
PhD

Gold Sponsors

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Widex logo
Phonak logo

Silver Sponsors

Fuel Medical logo
Oticon logo
Signia logo
Med El logo
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CEUs Provided By

American Academy of Audiology

.45 AAA CEUs – Intermediate level*

ASHA CE Provider

.50 ASHA CEUs – Intermediate level

* University of Colorado School of Medicine is approved by the American Academy of Audiology to offer Academy CEUs for the activity. The program is worth a maximum of .45 CEUs. Academy approval of this continuing education activity is based on course content only and does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedure, or adherence to the event to the Academy’s Code of Ethics. Any views that are presented are those of the presenter/CE provider and not necessarily of the Academy of Audiology.