Conductive Hearing Loss


February 27th, 2009 - February 27th, 2012
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours

Description

According to the American Speech, Language and Hearing association, Conductive hearing loss occurs when sound is not conducted efficiently through the outer ear canal to the eardrum and the tiny bones, or ossicles, of the middle ear. Conductive hearing loss usually involves a reduction in sound level, or the ability to hear faint sounds. This type of hearing loss can often be medically or surgically corrected. This activity is supported in part by educational grants from Merck and Astellas.
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Dates and Times

End Date: 2/27/2012

Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, the participant will be able to: 1.) Review the functional anatomy of the ear. 2.) Describe components of a comprehensive audiogram and define conductive hearing loss by audiometric and physical exam parameters. 3.) Recall the common causes of conductive hearing loss and appreciate their medical/surgical management. 4.) Describe options for aural rehabilitation in patients with conductive hearing loss.

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Accreditation

The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians

The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University designates this webcasts for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.