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Listen to The Hearing Journal's podcast hosted by D'Anne Rudden, AuD

D'Anne Rudden, AuD, is the owner of Longmont Hearing and Tinnitus Center in Longmont, CO, and an adjunct professor at the University of Colorado. She is considered to be an industry expert in social media and marketing and she coaches other hearing professionals to build a confident presence by owning their authentic stories. To find out more, check out her website at www.dannerudden.com or connect with her on social media at @AudioDocRudden.

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Creator: The Hearing Journal
Duration: 20:11
The Hearing Journal 

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.

Read the transcript here

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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?

Read the transcript here.

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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).

Read the transcript here.

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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.

Read the transcript here.

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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.

Read the transcript here.

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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.

Read the transcript here.

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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.

Read the transcript here.

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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.

Read the transcript here.

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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.

Read the transcript here.

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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.

Read the transcript here.

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Creator: The Hearing Journal
Duration: 20:44
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Matt Hay opens up about his experience with progressive hearing loss following his diagnosis of neurofibromatosis, and shares ways in which audiologists and patients can work together and thrive during uncertain times.Read the transcript here.
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Creator: The Hearing Journal
Duration: 20:33
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Juliëtte P.M. Sterkens, AuD, suggests additional ways for audiologists and patients to advocate for hearing loops—in libraries, retirement communities, etc.

Here are additional resources to share with patients:

Connect with Dr. Sterkens at [email protected] or visit LoopWisconsin.com.

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Creator: The Hearing Journal
Duration: 21:27
The Hearing Journal 

How can audiologists empower patients using hearing loop technology? Juliëtte P.M. Sterkens, AuD, outlines ways to help patients access hearing loops via hearing aids, CIs, or other assistive devices.

Here are additional resources to share with patients:

Connect with Dr. Sterkens at [email protected] or visit LoopWisconsin.com.

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Creator: The Hearing Journal
Duration: 16:58
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Delving deeper into AI in the audiology clinic, Dr. Zeng clarifies myths and explores how new technology can be optimized to do “pushing the button” routines, thereby “liberating” clinicians to focus on complex cases and providing person-centered hearing care. Read the transcript here.
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Creator: The Hearing Journal
Duration: 17:24
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What is Artificial Intelligence (AI) as it applies to hearing science and technology? Fan-Gang Zeng, PhD, simplifies the concept and exciting potential of AI, and outlines ways that AI can revolutionize audiology care work and help patients enhance their listening experience. Read the transcript here.
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Creator: The Hearing Journal
Duration: 15:20
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What is aural rehabilitation? And why are some audiology care providers reluctant to offer rehab beyond hearing devices? Dusty Jessen, AuD, delves deep into the benefits and forms of aural rehab and providing comprehensive hearing care. Read the transcript here.
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Creator: The Hearing Journal
Duration: 22:07
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Podcaster and audiology student Mark Truong explores how volunteering and giving back to his community are contributing to his formation as a future hearing health care professional.
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Creator: The Hearing Journal
Duration: 21:12
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Podcasts are becoming increasingly popular. Podcaster and audiology student Mark Truong shares storytelling strategies and best practices in promoting engaging and relevant content to better connect with audiologists across the world.
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Creator: The Hearing Journal
Duration: 16:54
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So much can be accomplished in two minutes, including a speech-in-noise test.

Douglas L. Beck, AuD, shares how this quick, inexpensive, and reliable test can be used to help patients get the most of their hearing aids. Read the transcript here.

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Creator: The Hearing Journal
Duration: 16:25
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Research shows that the two-minute speech-in-noise test is a promising and reliable audiology tool, but why are audiologists slow to embrace this protocol?

Dr. Beck suggests how clinicians can begin to incorporate the test into their practice. Read the transcript here.

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Creator: The Hearing Journal
Duration: 19:29
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Researchers have expressed plans to use gene editing to “correct” genetic deafness. What’s the truth behind this technology and its bioethical impact? Christopher Spankovich, AuD, PhD, MPH, of the University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Medicine, sheds light on this complex issue.
Read the transcript here.
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Creator: The Hearing Journal
Duration: 16:04
The Hearing Journal 

How can audiologists better cope with the changing landscape and "disruptions in audiology"? Dr. Bankaitis Smith stresses the importance of collaboration and technology in facing change, and gives a preview of what to expect at the AAA Conference in April 2020.

Read the transcript here.

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Creator: The Hearing Journal
Duration: 17:16
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How does burnout manifest in audiology teams in the clinic? D’Anne Rudden, AuD, Carolyn Smaka, AuD, and Brian Urban, AuD get real about the culture of toxicity in the clinic, and explore management and organizational techniques to promote a healthy workplace.

Read the transcript of Episode 9 here and Episode 9.1 Bonus Interview here.

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Creator: The Hearing Journal
Duration: 17:02
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How prevalent is burnout among audiologists? And how can hearing professionals proactively address chronic work stress? This group conducted an informal online survey on audiology burnout and attrition, and discuss the overwhelming responses and key survey takeaways.

Read the transcript of Episode 9 here and Episode 9.1 Bonus Interview here.

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Creator: The Hearing Journal
Duration: 22:08
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What does it mean to advocate for audiology? Alicia Spoor, AuD, shares how audiologists, professors, and AuD students have been collaborating in a dynamic and challenging process to advance the Medicare Audiologist Access and Services Act.
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Creator: The Hearing Journal
Duration: 18:50
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Fresh from the Audiology Lobby Day on Capitol Hill in Washinton, DC, D’Anne Rudden, AuD, and Alicia Spoor, AuD, discuss what the Medicare Audiologist Access and Services Act (MAASA) mean to the future of hearing care.
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Creator: The Hearing Journal
Duration: 14:57
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How can hearing care professionals highlight public health education and hearing conservation in an already-busy audiology practice? Deanna Meinke, PhD, shares how programs like Dangerous Decibels and other efforts—big or small—can go a long way in promoting safe listening habits.
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Creator: The Hearing Journal
Duration: 15:04
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Hearing protection is a MUST. But how can audiologists spread this message and promote safe listening habits without “sounding the alarm” and scaring people off? D’Anne Rudden, AuD, and Deanna Meinke, PhD, explore proactive solutions to put hearing protection at the forefront of audiology care.
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Creator: The Hearing Journal
Duration: 17:55
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We can’t get more of this podcast with D’Anne Rudden, AuD Gail M. Whitelaw, PhD! How can AuD students and hearing care professionals address recent changes in the field of audiology and transform these into opportunities for professional development and service delivery improvement?
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Creator: The Hearing Journal
Duration: 16:06
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Audiology services are so much more than just hearing aids—but how can hearing care professionals better shape the public perception of what audiologists really do? Listen to D’Anne Rudden, AuD, and Gail M. Whitelaw, PhD explore ideas—from expanding a practice’s portfolio to creating a niche in whole-patient treatment—to better help patients gain access to the gift of hearing.
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Creator: The Hearing Journal
Duration: 12:51
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How can audiologists and AuD students find and maximize opportunities in mentorship and networking to advance in their career? In this bonus interview, D’Anne Rudden, AuD, and Ram Nileshwar, AuD, president of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA), delve deeper into addressing challenges like gender pay gap and location-based employment, among others. (Aftershow content)
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Creator: The Hearing Journal
Duration: 15:18
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What are the current salary trends in audiology—and how do these impact the profitability of audiology practices and the future of the profession? D’Anne Rudden, AuD fleshes out the results of The Hearing Journal’s salary survey with Ram Nileshwar, AuD, president of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA).
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Creator: The Hearing Journal
Duration: 16:22
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How can you encourage patients to “think audiology”? Kim Cavitt, AuD makes a case for more effective communication between audiologists and patients, with a special emphasis on promoting the value of quality hearing services—which is the ultimate goal of the newly launched online resource for consumers, ThinkAudiology.org.
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Creator: The Hearing Journal
Duration: 12:56
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In this bonus interview, Gyl A. Kasewurm, AuD, emphasizes the importance of staying true to oneself and knowing one’s worth to succeed in audiology—and life in general—and supports these with interesting personal experiences.
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Duration: 12:14
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With a rapidly evolving hearing care landscape, what are the biggest challenges to today’s audiology practices? Esteemed audiology professional, entrepreneur, and speaker, Gyl A. Kasewurm, AuD, addresses this tough question head on and shares her top strategies in running a successful practice. Read the transcript here.
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Creator: The Hearing Journal
Duration: 15:37
The Hearing Journal 
In this bonus episode recorded at the 2019 American Academy of Audiology (AAA) Conference in Columbus, OH, D’Anne Rudden and Samantha Kesteloot take a deep dive into Samantha’s early struggles as a child then a teenager with hearing loss and how she overcame those struggles in her pursuit of a career in audiology. Read the transcript here.
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Creator: The Hearing Journal
Duration: 15:35
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An audiology professional with hearing loss? It’s inspiring what audiologists and AuD students with first-hand experience with hearing loss could contribute to patient care. Listen to this podcast with D’Anne Rudden and guest, Samantha Kesteloot, an outstanding third-year AuD student with hearing loss, as they explore Samantha’s the trials and triumphs in becoming an audiologist while managing her own hearing loss. Read the transcript here
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Creator: The Hearing Journal
Duration: 15:37
The Hearing Journal 

Storytelling offers a unique way of engaging with patients in their hearing care. Explore effective strategies to get started with storytelling using social media with these experts, D'Anne Rudden, AuD and Dawn Heiman, AuD. Read the podcast transcript here.

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