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2022 Podcast

  • Creator:   The Hearing Journal
  • Updated:   11/14/2022
  • Contains:  26 items

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Creator: The Hearing Journal
Duration: 19:12
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You brush your teeth every day to prevent cavities. Why wouldn’t you take a daily supplement to prevent hearing loss as well? The conversation with Dr. Lori Halverson on the science behind hearing preservation continues. Dr. Halverson explains the research on the effect of excess free radicals on hearing health that led to Soundbites.

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Creator: The Hearing Journal
Duration: 17:50
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Could there quite literally be a magic pill to prevent hearing loss? Dr. Rudden speaks with Dr. Lori Halverson about a breakthrough antioxidant nutritional supplement designed to support better hearing called Soundbites. Dr. Halverson is currently providing clinical research data on Soundbites.

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Creator: The Hearing Journal
Duration: 20:27
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Welcome to a special edition of The Hearing Journal Podcast! This month, Dr. Rudden explores the FDA final rule on over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids in a 4-part series.

Part 4 of our series interviews Dr. Kristin Davis on how audiologists can spring into action and look forward to a positive future with new opportunities for the profession.

Dr. Davis is the owner of Davis Audiology, which includes three successful practices throughout South Carolina. In 2017, she was co-awarded the Academy of Doctors of Audiology’s Craig W. Johnson Audiology Advocate Award. She currently serves as President of the ADA Board of Directors.

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Duration: 23:02
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Welcome to a special edition of The Hearing Journal Podcast! This month, Dr. Rudden explores the FDA final rule on over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids in a 4-part series.

Part 3 of our series interviews Stephanie Czuhajewski on the current and potential obstacles audiologists face due to the FDA final rule.

Stephanie Czuhajewski is the Executive Director of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology. She has two decades of nonprofit leadership experience, with a focus on outreach and stakeholder relations.

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Creator: The Hearing Journal
Duration: 23:19
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Welcome to a special edition of The Hearing Journal Podcast! This month, Dr. Rudden explores the FDA final rule on over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids in a 4-part series.

Part 2 of our series interviews Dr. Alicia Spoor on the creation of a new category of prescription hearing aids and the need for all states to review their licensure laws.

Dr. Spoor is the owner of Designer Audiology in Highland, Maryland. She serves as the Advocacy Chair for the Academy of Doctors of Audiology and is the Legislative Chair for the Maryland Academy of Audiology. She is also Past President of both organizations.

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Creator: The Hearing Journal
Duration: 27:39
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Welcome to a special edition of The Hearing Journal Podcast! This month, Dr. Rudden explores the FDA final rule on over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids in a 4-part series.

Part 1 of our series interviews Dr. Victor Bray and Dr. David Akbari on a review of the FDA final rule and how it defines an OTC device.

Dr. Bray is an Associate Professor of Audiology at Salus University and the Past President of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology. Dr. Ackbari is the Senior Medical Science, Clinical and Regulatory Affairs Liaison at Intricon Corporation and serves as the current Chairman of the ANSI/ASA S3 WG48 working group that develops and maintains standards for the objective measurement of hearing aids.

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Creator: The Hearing Journal
Duration: 20:10
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This month, Dr. Rudden joins Dr. Ginger Grant, for a discussion on cochlear implant (CI) candidacy guidelines. Dr. Grant, a professional education manager at Cochlear, shares the story of her entry into the cochlear specialty of audiology, the changes CI candidacy has seen over the years, and how audiologists can help patients find a CI provider.

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Creator: The Hearing Journal
Duration: 20:21
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The conversation with Dr. Heather Malyuk continues as we explore the nuances of ear plugs, how to incorporate teleaudiology into your practice, and how audiologists of different specialties can work together to provide a patient the best care possible.

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Creator: The Hearing Journal
Duration: 15:57
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The conversation with Dr. Bre Myers on audiologists’ roles in fall prevention continues. Dr. Myers shares how to screen for balance issues, utilize the proper equipment, and bill for the service. Some simple yet effective treatment strategies are offered.

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Creator: The Hearing Journal
Duration: 15:54
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Falls can be a scary reality for many older Americans. This month on the podcast, Dr. Rudden talks with Dr. Bre Myers, about why audiologists are uniquely poised to offer vestibular assessments and screen patients for balance issues. Dr. Myers is an associate professor and assistant dean in the Osborne College of Audiology at Salus University and an associate editor for Audiology Today.Sheregularly performs vestibular diagnostic evaluations at the Pennsylvania Ear Institute.

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Creator: The Hearing Journal
Duration: 20:26
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Dr. Kathleen Wallace and Dr. D’Anne Rudden continue their discussion of gender equity in audiology. How can women navigate the “glass labyrinth” of twists and turns on their career journey? How has an older patient demographic and public perception of female clinicians affected the treatment of women in audiology?

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Creator: The Hearing Journal
Duration: 20:11
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Dr. Kathleen Wallace, a licensed New York audiologist and hearing aid dispenser, as well as an adjunct professor, joins the podcast this month to discuss the nuances of gender parity in audiology. How has social conditioning and the “confidence gap” impacted elements of the profession today, including salary negotiation? Audiology has only evolved into a female-dominated profession in recent decades; Dr. Wallace shares a history lesson on how this change in demographics came to be.

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Creator: The Hearing Journal
Duration: 20:11
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You hear a lot about treating hearing loss, and as important as that is, living a full, enjoyable life with hearing loss is perhaps just as important. Noted advocates Shari Eberts and Gael Hannan are hearing to help with the latter, having banded together to write the book Hear and Beyond: Live Skillfully with Hearing Loss (out this month).

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Creator: The Hearing Journal
Duration: 17:02
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Many people live with auditory processing disorder, but audiologists often run into barriers when trying to implement services for APD into their practices. Tom Goyne, AuD, is here to talk about how to overcome those barriers and successfully incorporate ADP treatment and management.

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Creator: The Hearing Journal
Duration: 23:24
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Dr. Laura Pratesi shares her own journey with progressive hearing loss and bilateral hearing aids before diving into the benefits of electroacoustic analysis (EAA). Dr. Pratesi advocates that all audiologists should incorporate EAA into their clinical setting much more often to obtain more concrete answers on the functionality of patients’ hearing aids. She covers the different scenarios for which she recommends turning to EAA for data.

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Creator: The Hearing Journal
Duration: 19:04
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Despite having access to additional data through electroacoustic analysis (EAA), many audiologists are still reluctant to use EAA for its full potential. Dr. Laura Pratesi covers the most important tests to perform with EAA, what the test results really mean, and why we should all be using EAA a lot more.

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Creator: The Hearing Journal
Duration: 19:36
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How do audiologists begin the process of unbundling? Dr. Erica Person shares tips for success for audiology practices interested in implementing a fee-for-service business model.

Listen as she unravels the mysteries of unbundling.

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Creator: The Hearing Journal
Duration: 16:07
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The business practices of bundling and unbundling have always existed in some capacity, but how can audiologists apply these concepts to their practice? Dr. Erica Person, podcast host of “The Unbundled Audiologist,” discusses her own unbundling journey and how audiologists can successfully adopt this business model.

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Creator: The Hearing Journal
Duration: 21:49
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Dr. Emily McMahan and Dr. Patricia Gaffney from the Audiology Practice Standards Organization explore the consequences of a medical career without practice standards, share how adopting practice standards can contribute to the future growth of audiology, and address how you can help implement audiology standards of care.

Visit https://www.audiologystandards.org/ to learn more and get involved.

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Creator: The Hearing Journal
Duration: 16:57
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Imaging a world without standardized safety regulations for healthcare procedures. How safe would you feel seeking medical care? Dr. Emily McMahan and Dr. Patricia Gaffney from the Audiology Practice Standards Organization discuss why standards are important, why we need them, what they are, and why we don’t already have them for the field of audiology.

Visit https://www.audiologystandards.org/ to learn more and get involved.

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Creator: The Hearing Journal
Duration: 21:49
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Dr. Emily McMahan and Dr. Patricia Gaffney from the Audiology Practice Standards Organization explore the consequences of a medical career without practice standards, share how adopting practice standards can contribute to the future growth of audiology, and address how you can help implement audiology standards of care.

Visit https://www.audiologystandards.org/ to learn more and get involved.

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Creator: The Hearing Journal
Duration: 16:57
The Hearing Journal 

Imaging a world without standardized safety regulations for healthcare procedures. How safe would you feel seeking medical care? Dr. Emily McMahan and Dr. Patricia Gaffney from the Audiology Practice Standards Organization discuss why standards are important, why we need them, what they are, and why we don’t already have them for the field of audiology.

Visit https://www.audiologystandards.org/ to learn more and get involved.

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