30 episodes

Audiology is a rapidly advancing field, and it can be challenging to keep up! Join audiologist and clinical assistant professor Dr. Dakota Sharp, Au.D., CCC-A, on his journey to interview colleagues and experts about all things audiology and communication. Together, you’ll explore the techniques, new insights, and challenges that come from the study and treatment of hearing and balance. Each episode of On the Ear is worth .1 ASHA CEU for audiology after completing the accompanying audio course, visit SpeechTherapyPD.com/Ear for more to start earning.

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Audiology is a rapidly advancing field, and it can be challenging to keep up! Join audiologist and clinical assistant professor Dr. Dakota Sharp, Au.D., CCC-A, on his journey to interview colleagues and experts about all things audiology and communication. Together, you’ll explore the techniques, new insights, and challenges that come from the study and treatment of hearing and balance. Each episode of On the Ear is worth .1 ASHA CEU for audiology after completing the accompanying audio course, visit SpeechTherapyPD.com/Ear for more to start earning.

    Episode 30: A Deep Dive into Vestibular with Liz Fuemmeler, Au.D. and Daniel J. Romero, Au.D., Ph.D.

    Episode 30: A Deep Dive into Vestibular with Liz Fuemmeler, Au.D. and Daniel J. Romero, Au.D., Ph.D.

    Dr. Liz Fuemmeler and Dr. Daniel J Romero are vestibular scientists that are involved in research and clinical work. Liz is one of a handful of private practice vestibular specialists, and Daniel is at the forefront of vestibular research. Tune in to find out how each of them became interested in the vestibular field, and what their advice is to other audiologists looking to improve their balance care. From lessons learned while collaborating with other healthcare professionals, to their favorite cases, you won’t want to miss out on this fascinating episode!

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Episode 29: Improving Outcomes of Children with Hearing Loss with Ryan McCreery, PhD

    Episode 29: Improving Outcomes of Children with Hearing Loss with Ryan McCreery, PhD

    Dr. McCreery discusses his experience transitioning from clinical audiology to research work with the Outcomes of Children with Hearing Loss (OCHL) study at Boys Town National Research Hospital. He reviews their findings, including the impact of newborn hearing screening, early intervention, and advances in hearing technology on a wide range of outcomes for children who are deaf and hard of hearing.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Episode 28: Reaching Those in Need pt 2 - TeleABR with Melanie Morris, Au.D.

    Episode 28: Reaching Those in Need pt 2 - TeleABR with Melanie Morris, Au.D.

    Dr. Melanie Morris shares her process of establishing a remote auditory brainstem response (ABR) testing program, including the training, equipment, and challenges involved. Her experience working with “TeleABRs” has improved access to care in areas where the diagnostic evaluation has limited (and sometimes no) provider options, and also where COVID-19 has further limited access.


    Free resources for establishing a TeleABR program from Melanie and her team can be found here and here.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Episode 27: Deepening Our Understanding of Interprofessional Practice (IPP) with Danika Pfeiffer, PhD, CCC-SLP

    Episode 27: Deepening Our Understanding of Interprofessional Practice (IPP) with Danika Pfeiffer, PhD, CCC-SLP

    Dr. Danika Pfeiffer’s research examines the clinical implications and expressions of inter-professional practice (IPP). Her discussion with Dr. Dakota Sharp covers the importance of IPP, the common misconceptions of practitioners, and how IPP can be utilized more effectively to improve outcomes for patients and clinicians alike. She also shares information about her new podcast, "About, From, & With: A SLP Podcast." You can check out that podcast here.

    • 56 min
    Episode 26: The Full Scope of Audiology: Research Audiologist with Emily Spitzer, Au.D.

    Episode 26: The Full Scope of Audiology: Research Audiologist with Emily Spitzer, Au.D.

    Dr. Emily Spitzer discusses the process of becoming an audiologist who primarily works in a research role. She explains what audiology students can do to prepare for a career in research, as well as connects current practicing clinicians with opportunities to conduct research of their own, including funding opportunities, and how the landscape of research is evolving.

    • 59 min
    Episode 25: Hearing Aids with a Normal Audiogram? Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) & Beyond! with Gail Whitelaw, Ph.D.

    Episode 25: Hearing Aids with a Normal Audiogram? Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) & Beyond! with Gail Whitelaw, Ph.D.

    Although the traditional hearing aid candidate has audiometric thresholds outside normal limits, research shows that nontraditional candidates can demonstrate significant benefits from the devices as well. Dr. Whitelaw explains how individuals with auditory processing disorder (APD), traumatic brain injury (TBI), and hidden hearing loss (HHL) can be fit and be successful with hearing technology.

    • 1 hr 1 min

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ashleymior ,

A new favourite!

Great podcast! As an audiology student, I’ve really enjoyed listening to Dr. Dakota Sharp and his guests dive into concepts I’m learning in the classroom. I find it helps solidify the material and gives me new strategies to use on placements.

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