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Tinnitus and Hyperacusis

This three-day CPD-accredited Masterclass provides a comprehensive overview of tinnitus and hyperacusis and strategies for assessing managing these conditions in adults and children.

Dates: 21 January - 23 January 2020
Course Director: Roland Schaette & Lucy Handcomb

Overview:

This three-day CPD-accredited Masterclass provides a comprehensive overview of tinnitus and hyperacusis and strategies for assessing managing these conditions in adults and children.
You can attend for one, two or three days.
You’ll also have an opportunity to network with a range of professionals from different backgrounds.

Who this course is suitable for:

This course is suitable for:

  • audiologists
  • hearing therapists
  • ear, nose and throat (ENT) doctors
  • audiology students

Course themes:

Day 1: The 3 day course starts with a research update on the current understanding of the mechanisms of tinnitus and hyperacusis.

Day 2: Then we address the different approaches for the assessment and management of these symptoms in adults, covering counselling, cognitive behavioural therapy, mindfulness meditation and acoustic stimulation strategies in lectures and workshops.

Day 3: The third day has a paediatric focus: the available strategies for management of tinnitus and hyperacusis in children, and how these need to be adapted to the special needs of children, covered in lectures and case studies.

Topics will include:

  • Research update about tinnitus and hyperacusis.
  • Lectures and workshops on assessment and current management strategies in adults and children (counselling, CBT, mindfulness meditation, acoustic stimulation strategies)
  • The lectures and workshops in the course will be given by experts from the Ear Institute and the Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital, and by specially invited guest speakers.

Teaching and structure:

The course is taught over three consecutive days. You can attend for one, two or three days.
Lectures and workshops will be given by experts from the UCL Ear Institute and guest speakers.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the course, you'll understand:

  • theories of tinnitus generation and scientific evidence in terms of neurophysiological mechanisms giving rise to tinnitus and hyperacusis
  • evaluation of research on tinnitus and hyperacusis
  • effective assessment and verification strategies
  • therapies for tinnitus and hyperacusis
  • cohesive management of hyperacusis and tinnitus in children and special populations

Certificates and accreditation:

You'll receive a certificate of attendance for the days you attend.
This course will be accredited by the Royal College of Physicians (RCP).

Costs:

 Early BirdStandard Rate
Cost of 1 day Masterclass£200£200
Cost of 2 day Masterclass£320£360
Cost of 3 day Masterclass£390£450
  • Payment via UCL Store must be made at least 2 working days before the start of the course
  • In order to secure your place using a purchase order, these must be received at least 3 weeks before the start of the course

NB: Your place on the course is not secured until payment has cleared

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