Learn more about the implications of the COVID-19 response on children who were born during the time when in-person health-care services were limited, focusing specifically on newborn hearing screening (NBHS) and follow-up services for infants identified with potential hearing loss.
Along with other professionals, audiologists must also be vigilant in their patient care—especially during their case history review— to counsel their patients about the extremely limited safety and efficacy information about dietary supplements as it pertains to COVID-19.
As I write this message to you, COVID-19 is increasingly disrupting your ability to take care of patients, teach students, conduct your research, and run businesses, but most importantly, it is endangering you and the people you love.
We have the privilege to operate a multi-disciplinary clinic of audiologists and physical therapists who are skilled in vestibular rehabilitation. As audiologists, we are able to benefit from the unique perspective that physical therapists bring to the table.
The goal of experiential mindfulness-based interventions is to teach participants to develop a new, more resilient relationship with thoughts, feelings, body sensations and, specifically, a new relationship with distress.
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In July 2019, the American Academy of Audiology released its Clinical Practice Guidelines for Cochlear Implants (CIs) (Messersmith et al, 2019). Cochlear implantation is a surgical procedure for the treatment of severe to profound sensorineural hearing loss in both children and adults.
For 15 years, I have walked the halls of Congress. I did not take a class or even receive any helpful tips before embarking on this endeavor, but over time, I acquired valuable experience on the protocol and inner workings of Congress.
The practice of pediatric audiology is an art and a science. Engaging young children to achieve accurate and comprehensive results requires a strong foundation of technique (science), creativity (art), and flexibility.