Love was in the air – and in the ear – the day before Valentine’s Day, courtesy of the Pennsylvania Ear Institute (PEI) of Salus University, as it showed some love to the community by offering an enlightening lecture on hearing loss and how it can impact patients’ lives and relationships.
If you can’t be with your family, spending Christmas Eve at the Taj Mahal could be considered the next best thing.
That’s just what some students in the University’s Osborne College of Audiology (OCA) did on the second leg of an international clinical experience trip to India at the end of last year.
Olivia Aloisi ‘20SLP, didn’t realize how attending a conference could help her narrow the focus on what she wanted to do with her career. But that’s what happened when she attended the recent American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) conference.
In addition to a competitive four-year residential program, Salus University’s Osborne College of Audiology (OCA) is now offering a three-year track to interested and qualified students. All students complete the same courses which prepare graduates to diagnose, treat and manage patients with hearing and balance disorders.
Five-year-old Hailey Tran was born with bilateral sensorineural hearing loss, a type of hearing loss caused by damage to the inner ear or sensory organ – the cochlea and associated structures – or the vestibulocochlear nerve. It is generally permanent and can be mild, moderate, severe, profound or total. She recently received a loaner hearing aid from the Pennsylvania Ear Institute (PEI).