AuDacity 2017



September 25-27, 2017
Mohegan Sun Resort
Uncasville, Connecticut




AuDacity Exhibitors

AHAA
Allegro Credit: AllWell Financing
American Institute of Balance
Audigy
Audiology Awareness Campgain
Audioscan
Audit Data
Black and Black Surgical
Bose
CaptionCall
CareCredit
clEAR
Clear Digital Media
Cochlear Americas
CounselEAR
Doppler Labs
EarQ
Ear Technology Corporation
earVenture
Entheos Audiology Cooperative
Etymotic Research, Inc.
Fuel
FYZICAL Therapy and Balance Centers
Grason-Stadler
Hal-Hen Company, Inc
Hamilton CapTel
Hearing Healthcare News
JedMed
Listen Technologies
Med-EL Corporation
MG Development
MiraCell
Nuheara
Nupur Technologies LLC
Oaktree Products
Otometrics/Audiology Systems
Phonak
Results Only Consulting and Advertising
Sonic
Spectrum Brands / Rayovac
Sprint CapTel
Unitron
Wells Fargo
Wolters Kluwer



The Academy of Doctors of Audiology is approved by the American Academy of Audiology to offer Academy CEUs for this activity. This program has been approved for 2.05 CEUs / 1.25 Tier 1 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.



Schedule At-A-Glance

Sunday, September 24, 2017
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Pre-Conference Session: Boot Camp Event
Most Requested Topics in Coding, Reimbursement, Managed Care and Pricing
Separate Registration Required - Click Here
Kim Cavitt, Au.D.

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Pre-Conference Session: Bringing Balance Back: The Seven Rules of a Successful Balance Practice (Part 1)
Separate Registration Required - Click Here
Richard E. Gans, Ph.D, Darren Kurtzer, Au.D., and Sara Jagger, Au.D.

Monday, September 25, 2017
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Pre-Conference Session: Bringing Balance Back: The Seven Rules of a Successful Balance Practice (Part 2)
Separate Registration Required - Click Here
Richard E. Gans, Ph.D, Darren Kurtzer, Au.D., and Sara Jagger, Au.D.

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Pre-Conference Session: OTC Symposium
Separate Registration Required - No Charge - Select this option when registering for the conference

1:00 PM - 4:30 PM Audigy Student Session
Closed Session

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Advanced Cerumen Management Lab
Rita Chaiken, Au.D. and Jiovanne Hughart, Au.D.

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM The Legislative Landscape
Panel Discussion

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Integrating Person Centered Care into Your Practice, Part 1
Brian Taylor, A.uD., Barbara Weinstein, Ph.D., Jennifer Gilligan, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM OTC Hearing Aids: Everything Old Is New Again
Mead C. Killion, Ph.D. Sc.D.

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM Break

2:45 PM - 4:15 PM Integrating Person Centered Care into Your Practice, Part 2
Brian Taylor, A.uD., Barbara Weinstein, Ph.D., Jennifer Gilligan

2:45 PM - 4:15 PM Build Practice Success Through Real Ear Measurement
Amyn Amlani, Ph.D. and John Pumford, Au.D.

2:45 PM - 4:15 PM Innovating with Empathy to Improve Hearing Healthcare
Aaron Jones, AuD, MS, CCC-A

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Dinner in the AuDacity Marketplace
(All attendees invited)


Tuesday, September 26, 2017
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Breakfast in the AuDacity Marketplace

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM Welcome & President's Address
Angela Morris, Au.D.

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Keynote Presentation: How Leaders Maximize Emotional Intelligence and Inclusion to Inspire, Influence and Achieve Results
Sylvia Baffour

Business Plan Competition Presentation
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Break in the AuDacity Marketplace

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Featured Presentation: The Role Your Staff Plays in Patient Conversion
Randy Baldwin, Vice President of Marketing, CareCredit

Business Plan Competition Presentation
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Lunch in the AuDacity Marketplace

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM General Session: The Business of Balance
Richard Gans, Ph.D. and Sara Jagger, Au.D

Business Plan Competition Presentation
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM Break in the AuDacity Marketplace

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Panel Session: Managing Practice Change in Disruption

Business Plan Competition Wrap Up
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Reception in the AuDacity Marketplace

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Membership Meeting with Breakfast

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM Co-Managing Comorbidities in the Audiology Private Practice, Part 1
Victor Bray, Ph.D.

Clinical Grand Rounds
Various Speakers

Optimizing Third-Party Payer Reimbursements
Deb Abel, Au.D.

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM Break

9:45 AM - 11:15 AM Co-Managing Comorbidities in the Audiology Private Practice, Part 2
Victor Bray, Ph.D.
Sound-Quality Ratings of Traditional and Over-the-Counter Amplification Products Obtained Under Real-World and Laboratory-Listening Conditions
Amyn Amlani, Ph.D.

Marketing Grand Rounds
Various Speakers

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Luncheon Presentation: Using Big Data and Benchmark Metrics to Become a Best in Class Practice
Jason Mayer and Craig VanDeVelde, Phonak

12:45 PM - 1:45 PM Managing and Utilizing Patients' Post-Trauma Anxiety About Hearing Loss: A Rationale for Audiology-Psychology Collaboration, Part 1
Michael Harvey, Ph.D. and David Citron, Ph.D.

Hearables Now and Later: A Review of the Products of Today and Tomorrow from CES 2017
Dan Quall

Heroes With Hearing Loss - Treating Our Nation's Veterans
Sean Lehman MSgt, USAF, Ret.

1:45 PM - 2:00 PM Break

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Managing and Utilizing Patients' Post-Trauma Anxiety About Hearing Loss: A Rationale for Audiology-Psychology Collaboration, Part 2
Michael Harvey, Ph.D. and David Citron, Ph.D.

Today's Disruption Brings Tomorrow’s Opportunities
Rick Musselman

Drug Side Effects on Audiological and Vestibular Testing
Robert DiSogra, Au.D.

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM Break

3:15 PM - 4:15 PM Managing and Utilizing Patients' Post-Trauma Anxiety About Hearing Loss: A Rationale for Audiology-Psychology Collaboration, Part 3
Michael Harvey, Ph.D. and David Citron, Ph.D.

Diabetic Ear Disease: Moving from a Retail to Medical Model of Care
Kathy Dowd, Au.D.

Blame It on the Caves: Tinnitus, Hyperacusis, Misophonia, Phonophobia
Natan Bauman, Ed.D, M.S., Eng., FAAA