This 5-day international course is designed for those who are keen to specialise in tinnitus and hyperacusis therapy and includes many practical sessions.
Participants will be provided with the specialist skill, knowledge and tools which are essential for developing or expanding their Tinnitus service.
In addition, this course provides a range of lectures on the most recent research evidence on tinnitus and hyperacusis.
Tinnitus & Hyperacusis Therapy Master Class 8 - 12 October 2012, London
Specialist training for tinnitus and hyperacusis therapy
•Participants will be provided with the specialist skill, knowledge and tools which are essential for developing a Tinnitus & Hyperacusis Therapy Clinic.
•Participants will leave this practical course with a solid grounding in tinnitus and hyperacusis therapy that can be put into practice straight away.
•At every stage of learning, theory will be constantly applied to practical examples. There will be many case studies and practical training sessions on TRT, CBT and Rogerian counselling.
•Participants will be provided with a high quality course manual including worksheets, counselling tools and forms to use with their patients.
•Participants will be provided with all documentation required for service development including templates for tinnitus clinic protocol, reports, clinical audit and service evaluation guidelines.Venue
Birkbeck College, University of London, London, UK
Hashir Aazh, NIHR Research Fellow, University of London
Brian C.J. Moore, Professor of Auditory Perception, University of Cambridge
Deepak Prasher, Professor of Audiology, Royal Surrey County Hospital
Don McFerran, Consultant Otolaryngologist , Essex County Hospital
Roland Schaette, BTA Senior Research Associate, UCL Ear Institute
Eliza M Tucker, Clinical Psychologist, Institute of Sound and Vibration Research, University of Southampton
Before 30th July 2012: £750
After 30th July 2012: £850
Student Fee :£650
Target audience: Suitable for Advanced training and refresher for experienced audiologists, hearing therapists, psychologists and otolaryngologists who work with tinnitus patients.
ABC guide for beginners who like to specialise in tinnitus and hyperacusis therapy.
Discussions and consultations on research priorities and how you can offer high quality therapy in a clinical trial in a consistent fashion. Bring research projects at any stage from initial conception to publication.
Core training by Hashir Aazh:
Application of Tinnitus Retraining Therapy (TRT) and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) in management of tinnitus and hyperacusis in adults and children
The course also covers
Neurophysiology and pathophysiology of tinnitus
Syndromic tinnitus and medical treatments
Psychoacoustics of tinnitus
Key theories regarding the mechanism of hyperacusis and their relevance to its clinical management
Assessment of tinnitus and hyperacusis based on the bio-psychosocial model of healthcare
Psychometric evaluation of anxiety, depression, insomnia, cognitive failures, hearing disability and generic health related quality of life
Tinnitus retraining therapy
Emotion, cognition and behaviour
Psychological management of tinnitus and hyperacusis
Cognitive behavioural therapy for tinnitus
CBT for tinnitus in cochlear implant users
Affective, behavioural and cognitive neuroscience
Tinnitus rehabilitation and Rogerian counselling
How to manage patients who do not get better?
How to adjust your intervention for children with tinnitus and hyperacusis?
How to provide an effective tinnitus therapy for patients with emotional disturbance?
How to enhance patient’s adherence to therapy?
Tinnitus and suicide
How to provide tinnitus therapy for patients with suicidal intentions, schizophrenia, and bereavement ?
Clinical reasoning: bridge the gap between novice and expert therapists
How to find the venue?
Birkbeck College, University of London, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7HX
For more information follow the link: http://www.bbk.ac.uk/maps
Birkbeck College is located in central London so there is easy access to public transport, airport transfer, banks, restaurants, shops and London attractions.
Lunch will be provided by Birkbeck College at the venue for all participants and guests. Coffee and tea breaks will be provided between the sessions. Vegetarian menu will be available.
Accommodation costs are not included in the course fee. A list of suitable hotels near the venue will be provided in due course.
Advice regarding UK sightseeing tours will be provided to assist overseas participants enjoy their stay in London.
Other events in London in October 2012
October promises to be an exciting month for London regardless of a traditional English weather. Earls Court & Olympia Exhibition Centres will host some great trade as well as entertainment October 2012 Events in London.
Some great exhibitions, including 'Turner Prize' at the London Tate Britain and 'The Frieze Art Fair' at the Regent Park will take place as well.
Follow the link below for more information: http://www.lth-hotels.com/london_events/october-events-london.html
Please email your registration form to firstname.lastname@example.org
Feedback from peers and tutor
Reflective writing, critical writing, and self-directed learning through extended reading outside timetable hours Assessment strategies
Essay (to be submitted by one month after the course)
Practical counselling skills