Kansas Hearing Society

 

Serving Audiologists and
Hearing Instrument Specialists

 

Annual Conference                                                                                    

2018 Annual Conference

Audition, The Power of Hearing ‐ Achieving
Excellence in Everyday Practice


March 8 & 9, 2018
Hotel At Old Town - Wichita, KS


FEATURED SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

Diane Durham, Ph.D. and Doug Livingston, J.D., Ph.D., Au.D. MB.A. and Doug Beck, Ph.D.

Registrations opens Thursday at 12:00 pm

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2018 Conference Registration

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2018 KHS Annual Conference and Membership Registration
Membership Renewal and Conference Registration Options: 


Members - Voting and Affiliate 
    A. Renewing and Attending Conference $325 *
    B. Renewing but Not Attending Conference $60
    C. Reactivate Membership & Attend Conference $335
    D. Joining (Includes Fee to Attend Conference $350

Members - Licensed Exempt Dispensing Audiologist (Working Only for Any Government Agency)
    E. Renewing and Attending Conference $150 *
    F. Renewing but Not Attending Conference $60
    G. Reactivate Membership & Attend Conference $185
    H. Joining (Includes Fee to Attend Conference) $200

Non-Member
    I. Conference Attendance $375 *
    J. Joining (Includes Fee to Attend Conference $350


Audiologist Students (Non-Licensed) must use the downloadable PDF form to register.
There is no cost for Student Registration.

 
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2018 Conference Agenda


March 8
THURSDAY AFTERNOON:
   
12:30 – 2:30 p.m. Dianne Durham Ph.D.., Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs & Development at UKMC: Do you hear what I hear? Recent Advances in Understanding How Hearing Loss Alters the Brain.
This course will review how hearing loss is studied in the laboratory. Participants will also learn about recent advances in how tinnitus changes brain function. Finally, Dr. Durham will share the latest advancements in lab research that demonstrate improvement in the treatment of human hearing loss.     2 Hr.
2:30—3:00 p.m. Refreshment Break

3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Doug Livingston, J.D., Ph.D., Au.D. , MB.A., Excalibur Business Consultants, LLC:
Legal Considerations For The Hearing Health Care Professional.

This course focuses on the legal responsibilities associated with the hearing profession. Legal issues & practice
management will be reviewed including laws & regulations involving people with hearing loss and the hearing industry. Some of the topics include ethics, torte, fraud & malpractice.     2Hr.

Visit the Exhibit Hall and Bid on Raffle & Auction Items

5:30—8:00 p.m. EXHIBITS, RAFFLE & COCKTAIL HOUR


                               

March 9
FRIDAY MORNING:

7:30 a.m. - Registration

8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Doug Lewis J.D. , Ph.D., Au.D., MB.A.,
Legal Considerations for the Hearing Health Care Professional.

Continuation of the Thursday presentation which focuses on the legal responsibilities associated with the hearing profession. Case Studies will also be shared.    1 Hr.

9:00 – 10:30 a.m. Leann Powers, Au.D.; Signia, Spectral
Notching of Amplification As A Treatment For Tinnitus.
Clinical evidence indicates that the sharp edges obtained by spectrally notching prescribed amplification in hearing instruments is a viable treatment for tonal tinnitus. Thiscourse will review this evidence as a treatment option.    1.5 Hr.

 

10:30 – 10:45 Refreshment Break

10:45 – 11:15 a.m. Leann Powers, Au.D.; Signia, Understanding the Integration of Bluetooth in Hearing Instruments. This course will define the different types of wireless transmission to hearing instruments for connection of media devices. Each technology type will be explored along with some universal trouble shooting techniques that apply across all manufacturer’s devices.     .5 Hr.

11:15 – 11:45 a.m. IHS Kansas Governor Presentation: Important Update for all members. .5 Hr.

12:00 – 1:15 p.m. Business Luncheon and 57th Annual Meeting.

FRIDAY AFTERNOON:

1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Moderators: John Lang, HIS & Haris Zafar, Ph.D.,

Manufacturer’s Round Table:     1 Hr.

2:30 – 4:30 p.m. Doug Beck, Au.D.; Oticon: NOISE REDUCTION: Issues & Outcomes.
This course will review types of noise reduction currently available and how to optimize this important feature for our patients.    2 Hr.


CONFERENCE ENDS & WINNERS ANNOUNCED

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