Common Causes of Hearing Loss


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Course Description

You will learn the common causes of hearing loss and its treatment, and be able to differentiate inner ear, cochlear nerve and conductive deafness.

Inner Ear Causes:

  • Presbycusis
  • Ototoxicity
  • Acoustic Trauma
  • Noise induced loss
  • Genetic hearing loss
  • Meniere’s Disease

Conductive Causes:

  • Cerumen blockage
  • Perforations of the ear drum
  • Ossicular fixation or discontinuity
  • Otitis media acute or Serous
  • Superior canal dehiscence
  • Chronic Otitis media
  • Congenital Ossicular fixation

Cochlear Nerve Loss:

  • Acoustic neuroma
  • Neuronitis
  • Sudden deafness

Course Details

  • Curriculum
  • Course Number HS102
  • Price $29.00
  • CEUs earned 1
  • Language English  
  • Level Introductory

Presenter: Herbert Silverstein, MD, FACS

Herbert Silverstein, MD, FACS president and founder of Silverstein Institute and the Ear Research Foundation, has been consistently recognized since 1979 as one of the 'Best Physicians in the USA.' He has been a leader in otology for more than 25 years, developing surgical and diagnostic procedures, inventing instruments (such as the facial nerve monitor/stimulator), teaching medical students, residents and fellows, and helping people from all walks of life. [more details]

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