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Managing Hyperacusis in Adults and Children

 
Location
Online
Date(s)
Wednesday 28th April (14:00) - Wednesday 19th May 2021 (17:00)
Description
Model of an ear

Listed by BAA British Academy of Audiology for CPDThis course has now started and bookings are no longer possible.

The multidisciplinary Hearing Sciences team at the University of Nottingham are clinical and research leaders in hearing related disorders. We welcome you to the first masterclass in a series of important clinical topics. Delivered in collaboration with world-leading colleagues, this masterclass will equip professionals and trainees with comprehensive, current perspectives and contemporary research evidence on the effective management of hyperacusis in adults and children.

This masterclass is approved by the British Academy of Audiology for CPD and delivered across four weekly sessions:

  • Day 1 - Definitions, prevalence of, and neurophysiological mechanisms underpinning hyperacusis for both adults and children
  • Day 2 - Hyperacusis diagnostic assessment criteria, clinical investigation and assessment, and associated syndromes
  • Day 3 - The lived experiences of adults with hyperacusis. Evidence for the effectiveness of management options for adults with hyperacusis
  • Day 4 - The lived experiences of children with hyperacusis and their parents. Evidence for the effectiveness of management options for hyperacusis in children. Patient and clinician priorities for future research. Where next for hyperacusis?

This course is suitable for:

  • Audiologists
  • Hearing Therapists
  • ENT Doctors
  • AudioVestibular Physicians
  • Industry representatives
  • Researchers, clinical trainees and postgraduate students
  • Members of professional bodies

Schedule:

Day 1, 2-4pm Wednesday 28 April 2021

Definitions: Magdalena Sereda

Epidemiology: Derek Hoare

Mechanisms: David Baguley

Medical diagnoses and associated syndromes: Don McFerran

 

Day 2, 2-4pm Wednesday 5 May 2021

Impact and lived experience: Kathryn Fackrell

Clinical investigation and Assessment of hyperacusis Audiology: David Baguley

Self-report and questionnaire measures of hyperacusis: Magdalena Margol-Gromada

Research questions: Derek Hoare

 

Day 3, 2-4pm Wednesday 12 May 2021

History taking: David Baguley

Role of sound therapy: Magdalena Sereda

Informational counselling: David Baguley

Role of psychology: Derek Hoare

 

Day 4, 3-5pm Wednesday 19 May 2021

Recap of days 1-3: David Baguley

Managing hyperacusis in children: Claire Benton

Parent and child perspectives: Derek Hoare

Where next for hyperacusis? David Baguley

 

Planned Speakers:

Prof David Baguley, Professor of Hearing Science, NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre, University of Nottingham

Mrs Claire Benton, Head of Audiology, Nottingham Audiology Service, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust 

Mr Don McFerran, British Tinnitus Association Trustee and recently retired Consultant ENT Surgeon

Dr Derek Hoare, Associate Professor of Hearing Science, NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre, University of Nottingham

Dr Magdalena Sereda, Senior Research Fellow, NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre, University of Nottingham

Dr Kathryn Fackrell, NIHR Post-Doctoral Fellow, NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre, University of Nottingham 

Ms Magdalena Margol-Gromada, Doctoral student, NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre, University of Nottingham

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University of Nottingham
Medical School
Nottingham, NG7 2UH

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