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Listening Effort, Fatigue, Social Isolation, & Dementia: Correlates of Age Related Hearing Loss

Course: #8503 Level: Intermediate1 Hour 471 Reviews
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A hallmark of age related hearing loss is difficulty understanding in noisy environments. The difficulty requires significant listening effort on the listener’s part which, when prolonged, is associated with fatigue. The fatigue in combination with the listening effort and cognitive load often leads people to withdraw from social situations. Social disengagement has many downstream negative outcomes - including dementia - that will be discussed, along with simple solutions for clinical practice.

Course created on July 19, 2018

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Course Type: Video

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Intermediate, Professional; IACET/0.1; Kansas LTS-S1370/1.0; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify psychosocial consequences of age related hearing loss which may or may not relate to the audiogram and will impact clinical practice.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe how to distinguish between listening effort and fatigue; loneliness and social isolation; dementia and age related hearing loss.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to explain how to optimize communication and safety when working with persons with age related hearing loss that interferes with communication and daily function

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction and Learning Outcomes
5-15 Minutes Looking beyond the audiogram
15-25 Minutes Definition of Terms - healthy aging, cognitive reserve, dementia, loneliness, social isolation, fatigue
25-45 Minutes Downstream correlates of hearing loss and perceived hearing difficulty
45-55 Minutes Efficacy of hearing-related solutions; whom to refer
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q&A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Barbara Weinstein is a professor at CUNY and NYU. She has completed research and has numerous publications on geriatric audiology. She received an honorarium for presenting this presentation. Non-financial: Barbara Weinstein developed the Hearing Handicap Inventory for the Elderly and the Hearing Handicap Inventory for Adults.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Area)


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

continued, LLC, DBA AudiologyOnline, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.


Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services

Approved for 1 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number: LTS-S1370.

California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board: SpeechPathology.com is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board as a Continuing Professional Development Provider, approval number PDP 268. This course may meet the requirements for 1 hours of continuing education credit for SLPs as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. The responsibility for determining whether or not this specific course counts toward an individual's requirements for license renewal is up to the individual. Please refer to the CA state board rules regarding allowable topics and self-study limits: http://www.speechandhearing.ca.gov/licensees/ce_req.shtml. Live webinars on SpeechPathology.com do not count as self-study courses toward California professional development requirements.


Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Clinically certified members of Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with SpeechPathology.com. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.