An estimated 10-17% of the entire population experiences the symptom tinnitus, yet tinnitus patients are often told nothing can be done for them, they “should just get used to it.” We can do much better than that. Tinnitus can be caused by an underlying hearing loss or another treatable condition, when severe enough, it can motivate people to suicide. You can help more of these patients with this integrative framework for allopathic and alternative healthcare providers designed to problem solve non-pulsatile tinnitus, its underlying causes and contributors, and best practices for where and when to refer.
Work through each 12-20 minute module (1.5 Continuing Education hours total) at your own pace. You must pass quizzes with score of 80% or better to receive a certificate of completion. Retain copy of powerpoint presentation and certificate of completion for your records. This course is considered category II CME by the AMA but is not pre-approved by any licensing body for CE credit. You are responsible for documenting completion of this course with your credentialing body. Hearing Ally does not submit your information or course details to any other organization.
Alexandra deGroot, AuD, F-AAA is an audiologist, not a physician or any other kind of healthcare provider. Information in Hearing Ally courses is based on a combination of selected research, clinical experience, and interview with other healthcare providers on audiologic conditions. You are responsible for the efficacy of application of information within your scope.