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Efficacy of the Individual Components of a Tinnitus Management Protocol

Christina T. Stocking, AuD, Nancy A. Stecker, PhD

December 5, 2016

Tinnitus is a perception of sound in the ears or head in the absence of an actual physical sound. Tinnitus represents one of the most common and distressing otologic problems, and it can cause various...   Read More

 


The Role of Audiology in an Evidence-based Tinnitus Program

Brian Taylor, AuD, Sara L. Mattson, AuD

November 28, 2016

Learning OutcomesAfter this course learners will be able to:Describe the most recent AAO-HNS guidelines and the clinical evidence supporting them.Explain how the most recent AAO-HNS tinnitus guideline...   Read More


20Q: Rehabilitative Audiology - Remaining Competitive in a Changing Hearing Healthcare Environment

Nancy Tye-Murray, PhD

November 14, 2016

1. I know you’ve talked about the importance of rehabilitative audiology for many years. Still have the same beliefs today? Nancy Tye-Murray: Even more so! This is a crucial topic. The ground is shi...   Read More

 


Helping Your Patients with Tinnitus: Signia Tinnitus Therapy Feature

Leanne Powers, AuD, Jennifer Gehlen, AuD

November 7, 2016

First, we're going to take you through the epidemiology and mechanisms of tinnitus. Then, we will explain how to adjust the Signia tinnitus therapy feature for your patients. This may be review for ma...   Read More

 


A Comparison of HyperSound and Conventional Loudspeaker Transmission Characteristics in an Anechoic Environment

Shaum Bhagat, PhD, Anusha Yellamsetty, MS, Brian Taylor, AuD

November 7, 2016

There are numerous listener benefits when listening to directional sound sources, including perceived improvements in the quality and clarity of sound. The HyperSound® Audio System uses ultrasonic te...   Read More


How to Overcome the Struggles of Pediatric Hearing Loss

Mary Humitz, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA, Melissa Tumblin

October 31, 2016

Having unilateral hearing loss is like having an invisible disability. Although the person can still hear, communicate and respond in many situations, they are often missing out on much of what is sai...   Read More

  


Hearing Aid Batteries: The Past, Present, and Future

Heike Heuermann, PhD, Rebecca Herbig, AuD

October 19, 2016

Modern digital hearing aids offer a huge variety of form factors, features, and wireless connectivity options that allow for individual hearing solutions. However, the price of functions like situatio...   Read More

 


Notch Therapy: A New Approach to Tinnitus Treatment

Leanne Powers, AuD, Gisele Munhoes dos Santos, PhD, Catherine Jons, AuD

October 13, 2016

Tinnitus affects a staggering number of individuals. Population studies conducted in six different countries reported the incidence of prolonged tinnitus varying between 4.4 and 15.1 percent for adult...   Read More

 


Successes, Gaps, and Challenges in Cochlear Implant Rehabilitation: The Cochlear Implant Journey for Children and Their Families

Ena Nielsen, PhD

October 10, 2016

Today I will discuss journey that the Ida Institute undertook about a year ago to explore the successes, gaps, and challenges in the rehabilitation of children fitted with cochlear implants (CIs). We...   Read More

 


New Treatment Options for Patients with SSD and Mixed Hearing Loss

George Cire, AuD, CCC-A

October 10, 2016

Learning ObjectivesAfter this course, participants will be able to:Identify candidates for the technologies described using the appropriate FDA indications.Explain how to counsel recipients on key fea...   Read More


20Q: Frequency Lowering Ten Years Later - Evidence for Benefit

Ryan McCreery, PhD

October 10, 2016

1. How would you describe the current state of clinical research about frequency lowering? Highly variable and changing rapidly. As highlighted in Josh Alexander’s 20Q of last month, all of the majo...   Read More

   


Signia Expert Series: Speech-in-Noise Testing for Selection and Fitting of Hearing Aids: Worth the Effort?

H. Gustav Mueller, PhD

September 30, 2016

In 2010, I conducted a survey at two audiology professional meetings, of 107 audiologists who routinely fit hearing aids. The purpose of the survey was to look at audiologists’ use of speech-in-nois...   Read More

 


Treatment of Tinnitus Using a Customized, Ultrasonic Acoustic Stimulus Delivered via the HyperSound Audio System

Ritvik P. Mehta, MD, Sara L. Mattson, AuD, Brian Kappus, PhD

September 26, 2016

Tinnitus is a condition whereby sound is heard without external acoustic stimulus. It is often described as a constant tone (ringing), hissing, or roaring. Prevalence studies in western Europe and the...   Read More


Introducing Celebrate

Erin Reichert, MS

September 26, 2016

We are excited to introduce Sonic’s Celebrate family of products. The following video provides an overview.   Read More


Selecting the Right Compression

Francis Kuk, PhD, CCC-A, FAAA

September 19, 2016

The concept of compression hasn't changed much in the last many years, but the focus on understanding compression has shifted in a significant way. If we understand the different parameters involved i...   Read More


20Q: Frequency Lowering Ten Years Later - New Technology Innovations

Joshua M. Alexander, PhD

September 12, 2016

Since all the initial hoopla, I really haven’t paid too much attention to frequency lowering in hearing aids. Has much really changed? Most certainly. You might recall that back in the 1990s, AVR So...   Read More

  


ZPower: Meeting the Demands of Patients and Providers

Sara Sable-Antry

September 6, 2016

Introduction and Overview I'm excited to talk to you today about ZPower’s complete system. It consists of silver zinc batteries, multiple battery doors to make many of today's most popular hearing a...   Read More


Two New Innovations Designed to Improve the Patient Experience

Bill Christman, AuD

September 6, 2016

First impressions are important, in both our personal and professional lives. We make all kinds of decisions daily based on our first impressions. When we meet people, dine at restaurants, visit a doc...   Read More


Issues Impacting People with Hearing and Listening Problems and Oticon's Opn Solution

Douglas L. Beck, AuD

September 6, 2016

Approximately 48 million Americans experience hearing loss, according to the Hearing Loss Association of America. Indeed, hearing loss is the third most common physical ailment, following arthritis an...   Read More

 


Wireless Technology: Where Have We Been? Where Are We Now? Where Are We Going?

Stephen A. Hallenbeck, AuD

August 22, 2016

Within the last several years, many wireless technological advances have occurred within the hearing aid industry. These advances include the concept of near field magnetic induction, followed by Blue...   Read More