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Tinnitus Basic Seminar with Workshop

The Academy of Hearing-Aid Acoustics offers a three-day workshop on Tinnitus and Hyperacusis.
This workshops targets hearing-aid acousticians, ENT doctors, psychologists and therapists, who want to specialize on Tinnitus treatment. It offers a compact overview on the various aspects of the retraining.
The lectures cover a wide range of related subjects. The topics vary from medical and psychological principles to a practical exchange of experience on various aspects of the rehabilitation. The rehabilitation Tinnitus/Hyperacusis requires interdisciplinary work. This also reflects in the choice of lecturers, which are not only highly qualified on a theoretical level but also have longstanding experience in in- and out-patient Tinnitus treatment.

Overview on the topics of the lectures:
  • Functional and patho-physiological basics
  • Diagnosis and therapy on the basis on the ADANO guidelines
  • Neuro-physiological model
  • Retraining
  • Physiotherapy
  • How to fit Tinnitus hearing systems
  • Communication skills
  • Audiological measurements
  • Use of scaled and non-linear hearing-systems
  • Comparison masking/retraining
  • Use of questionnaires
  • Case studies
  • Practical aspects of retraining
  • Sleep counseling