Cerumen Management Workshop
Friday, July 20, 2018
Richmond Hearing Doctors, PLLC
7301 Forest Avenue, #202
Richmond, Virginia 23226
REGISTRATION IS LIMITED TO 20 PARTICIPANTS
SHAV Members – $145
Non-Members – $255
Cancellations will be accepted if received by July 6, 2018. A $25 processing fee will be assessed for all refunds. No refunds will be granted after July 6, 2018.
This hands-on educational workshop will cover the anatomy and physiology of the outer ear, conditions of the ear, otoscopy, properties and characteristics of cerumen, demonstration of three methods of cerumen management (including loop, irrigation and suction), and related issues such as liability, reimbursement and regulations regarding state licensure. During approximately 90 minutes of this workshop, participates will be able to use a variety of cerumen removal instruments and equipment.
At the completion of this presentation, participants will be able to describe the nature of cerumen, perform basic or more advanced cerumen management techniques and have an understanding of reimbursement and regulations regarding of cerumen management.
9:30 am – 10:00 am – Registration
10:00 am – 12:00 pm – Introduction, Case History, Anatomy Physiology, Cerumen, Lighting, Equipment and Methods of Removal
12:00 pm – 12:30 pm – Break/Box Lunch Provided
12:30 pm – 1:00pm – Conditions of the Outer Ear, Infection Control, Related Professional Issues and Virginia Regulation Requirements
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm – Interactive Sessions: 3 Protocols/30 Minutes Each
Kim Imajo, AuD
Dr. Imajo received her bachelor’s degree from James Madison University and spent several years teaching kindergarten before making a career change to audiology. She went back to school at the University of Virginia where she obtained her master’s degree in audiology. She then obtained her doctorate degree from Salus University in Pennsylvania. Kim has been practicing audiology in Richmond since 2000 and has a special interest in advanced hearing aid technology. After working in an ear, nose and throat office, she joined a private practice for several years. In 2011, Kim decided to become a business owner herself with Richmond Hearing Doctors because she wanted the flexibility to best fit and treat her patients as needed instead of having someone else or a large corporation tell her how to manage patients. Kim is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology. She has lived in Richmond for over 30 years and enjoys spending her free time at the river with her husband, son and daughter.
Debra Ogilvie, AuD
Dr. Ogilvie is a native of Virginia, growing up in Hampton. She received her bachelor’s degree from James Madison University, her master’s degree from The George Washington University in Washington, DC and her doctorate of audiology degree from Salus University in Pennsylvania. Debra has been practicing audiology since 1995. After spending several years in the northern Virginia area, Debra and her husband moved to Richmond in 1999 and spent 12 years working in a local private practice until deciding to become an owner herself. She has always appreciated both the technology side and personal sides to audiology – finding the best hearing solution for each individual person. Debra is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology, a fellow of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology, and is a board member of the Virginia Board for Hearing Aid Specialists and Opticians. She and her husband enjoy spending time with their son, daughter and extended family.
Kim Fisher, MA
Mrs. Fisher is a native of upstate New York and received her master’s degree from the University at Buffalo. Kim has been practicing audiology in Richmond since 2000 and has a special interest in hearing aids and tinnitus. She is licensed by the state of Virginia as an audiologist and as a hearing aid specialist. Kim is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology. Kim is married and enjoys spending her free time with her two daughters.
This course is offered for 0.4 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate Level, Professional Area)
AAA Continuing Education
SHAV is approved by the American Academy of Audiology to offer Academy CEUs for this activity. The program is worth a maximum of 0.4 CEUs. Academy approval of this continuing education activity is based on course content only and does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedure, or adherence of the event to the Academy’s Code of Ethics. Any views that are presented are those of the presenter/CE Provider and not necessarily of the American Academy of Audiology.
Financial Disclosure: Kim Imajo will receive an honorarium from SHAV for the presentation.
Non-Financial Disclosure: Kim Imajo has no other relevant financial or non-financial relationship to disclose.
Financial Disclosure: Kim Fisher will receive an honorarium from SHAV for the presentation.
Non- Financial Disclosure: Kim Fisher has no other relevant financial or non-financial relationship to disclose.
Financial Disclosure: Debra Ogilvie will receive an honorarium from SHAV for the presentation.
Non-Financial Disclosure: Debra Ogilvie has no other relevant financial or non-financial relationship to disclose.