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The Audiologist's Role in Care of Hearing Loss and Vestibular Disease

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The Audiologist's Role in Care of Hearing Loss and Vestibular Disease

University of Nebraska Medical Center
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Sponsor: 
Donald W. Reynolds Foundation
POGOe Id: 
21748
Date Posted: 
01/22/2015
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
07/21/2015
Abstract: 

This resident education module was developed to educate residents on what other team members do.  The content was organized around the IM-FM geriatric competencies and IM Milestones.  The focus of this module is to identify the audiologist's role in evaluating and treating hearing or vestibular concerns and to determine appropriate referral for other professionals in the care of hearing and vestibular problems.

Educational objectives: 


    1. Identify signs and symptoms of potential hearing or vestibular/balance problems.

    2. Identify the audiologist's role in evaluating and treating hearing or vestibular concerns.

    3. Determine appropriate referral for other professionals in the care of hearing and vestibular problems.

Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

For evaluation purposes, there are pre/post test questions available from the author.

Intended learner audience: 
Other Learning Resource Type: 
Discipline/specialty: 
Estimated time to complete: 
15 minutes
Resident Level Competencies: 
Conflict of Interest Disclosure: 
No, I (we) have nothing to disclose.
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Suggested Citation:
The Audiologist's Role in Care of Hearing Loss and Vestibular Disease. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2015 Available from: https://pogoe.org/productid/21748