Joint WA ANZSOM and AFOEM Branch Meeting, Tuesday 2 April 2019
Topic: Assessing hearing loss and tinnitus.
New generation Hearing aids. Management of severe tinnitus.
Speakers: Bev Eintracht and Tennille Crooks
Date: Tuesday 2 April
Venue: The Celtic Club. 48 Ord St, West Perth.
Cost: ANZSOM members / partners $79, AFOEM members $84, non-ANZSOM/AFOEM $89 *Cost includes: dinner buffet with a variety of roasted mains, selection of salads and pasta, dessert and coffee-tea; drinks at bar prices
Bev graduated from the University of Witwatersrand Johannesburg South Africa with a BA (Speech and Hearing Therapy) Hons and is a member of Audiology Australia and Independent Audiologists Australia.
She held the position of audiologist and senior audiologist at various locations in South Africa and Australia, and was a partner in the business Lanesman and Henen Speech Therapists and Audiologists in South Africa.
For more than 12 years, Bev held the position of Senior Audiologist and Tinnitus Services Co-ordinator at one of Perth’s largest not-for-profit organisations.
During her extensive career, Bev has completed tinnitus and hyperacusis training with experts including Dr Hashir Aazh, Dr Pawel Jastreboff and Dr Margaret Jastreboff.
To provide holistic support and encouragement to her clients, Bev has also completed accredited courses in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Acceptance Commitment Therapy.
Tennille graduated from the University of Western Australia with a Masters of Clinical Audiology and is a member of Audiology Australia and Independent Audiologists Australia.
Her university research involved developing an online learning module for general practitioners on the mechanisms and management of tinnitus.
This project was completed in collaboration with Dr Rob Patuzzi and this training tool is currently being used by The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.
Tennille worked for a number of years at one of Perth’s largest not-for-profit organisations as a Clinical Audiologist and Tinnitus Specialist. She has also undertaken a master class with Dr Hashir Aazh, in tinnitus and hyperacusis therapy.
To provide holistic care and support to her clients, Tennille also completed accredited training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Acceptance Commitment Therapy.