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Addressing Hearing Aid User Needs with Binaural Strategies for Enhanced Hearing

Melissa Ruscetta, PhD, AuD

November 23, 2015

Editor’s Note: This text course is an edited transcript of a live webinar. Download supplemental course materials.Dr. Melissa Ruscetta: In this course, I will be specifically reviewing the bina...   Read More

20Q: Auditory Brainstem Implants - Continued Advancements for Both Adults and Children

William H. Shapiro, AuD

November 9, 2015

1. Auditory Brainstem Implant? Isn’t that just another name for a special cochlear implant?No, not at all. Auditory brainstems implants (ABI) are actually are quite different. A cochlear implant (CI...   Read More


The Numbers Don't Lie: Audiology Key Performance Indicators in an ENT Practice

Brian Taylor, AuD, Bryan Grant, Jesse Boyer

November 2, 2015

Historically, audiologists did not have the capability to systematically measure any part of their business. Sure, they had a general idea of their return rate, gross margin or annual revenue, but oft...   Read More

The Verifit Directional Mic Test: Evaluating Modern Directional Microphone Technologies

Dave Smriga, MA

October 30, 2015

Directional microphone technology has been available for nearly fifty years, and remains even to this day, the single most effective approach to improving signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) for certain liste...   Read More


Combined OAE and AABR Approach for Newborn Hearing Screening

James W. Hall III, PhD

October 26, 2015

Hearing screening of newborn infants with OAEs and automated ABR is not the end-all or final goal for any audiologist; it is the very beginning. We sometimes get hung up on different parts of this pro...   Read More


Advanced Management of Complex Cases: Enlarged Vestibular Aqueduct

Jennifer Wolf, AuD, CCC-A

October 26, 2015

I wanted to begin with a brief anatomy refresher as we begin talking about measurements used to define EVA. Think about the ear canal, tympanic membrane, middle ear ossicles, and the bony labyrinth of...   Read More


Evidence-Based Clinical Applications of OAEs in Children and Adults

James W. Hall III, PhD

October 19, 2015

We will be discussing evidenced-based clinical applications of otoacoustic emissions (OAEs) in children and adults. In the first lecture in this series, I made some assumptions about the audience, but...   Read More

Auditory Development Series: Factors that Impact Listening Outcomes

MaryKay Therres

October 14, 2015

This text course is an edited transcript of a live webinar. Download supplemental course materials.Learning ObjectivesBy the end of this course, you will be able to understand the intrinsic and extrin...   Read More


Auditory Development Series: Auditory Development Hierarchy

MaryKay Therres

October 14, 2015

One of the first things we need to know when we are working with children is how to play, so we should know play milestones that are appropriate for young children. The two key things we need to know...   Read More


New Wireless, Binaural Processing Reduces Problems Associated with Wind Noise in Hearing Aids

Katja Freels, Dipl.Ing., Claudia Pischel, MSc, Cecil Wilson, MSc, Patricia (Tish) Ramirez, AuD

October 12, 2015

With today’s hearing aid technology, we have become accustomed to providing significant aided benefit for our patients in a variety of listening conditions. Speech recognition in both quiet and in b...   Read More


20Q: The Cross-Check Principle in Pediatric Audiometry - Forty Years Later

Deborah Hayes, PhD

October 12, 2015

The cross-check principle, however, is not specifically unique to that time frame, as it more or less applies to all aspects of diagnostic audiology. Over time, the key measures used for the audiologi...   Read More


Turning a Nightmare into a Dream: Taking Care of Musicians and Engineers

Brian Fligor, ScD

September 21, 2015

Learning Objectives Dr. Brian Fligor: After this course, you will be able to describe the values that musicians, music enthusiasts, and audio engineers bring to the table when they come seeking audio...   Read More


Interventional Audiology: When is it Time to Move Out of the Booth?

Catherine Palmer, PhD

September 14, 2015

Interventional audiology means managing hearing loss in order to impact other primary concerns. Hearing loss is neither the person’s nor the other health care provider’s primary concern. As an aud...   Read More

The Ponto System and Benefits of Percutaneous BAHS

Jaime Leigh Westbrook, AuD

September 7, 2015

Editor’s Note: This text course is an edited transcript of a live webinar. Download supplemental course materials. Dr. Westbrook: I will start by giving a brief overview of Oticon Medical as a c...   Read More

20Q: Pediatric Speech Recognition Measures - What's Now and What's Next!

Andrea Hillock-Dunn, AuD, PhD

September 7, 2015

Pure-tone thresholds are obviously extremely important, but we gain critical information from speech recognition testing as well. For example, speech testing can: 1) Provide a cross-check for behavior...   Read More


Speech Recognition in the Sound Field: Directed Audio vs. Conventional Speakers

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

August 31, 2015

AbstractObjective: To assess whether the HyperSound® Audio System (HSS), a novel audio system using ultrasound technology, improves speech understanding compared to a conventional acoustic speaker...   Read More


A Clinician's Guide to OAE Measurement and Analysis

James W. Hall III, PhD

August 24, 2015

This is the first course in a three-part series. At the end of this course, you will be able to define criteria for normal otoacoustic emissions (OAEs). You will be able to identify three measurement...   Read More


Compliance in Audiology: The Ethical and Legal Requirements of our Profession

Kim Cavitt, AuD

August 17, 2015

Editor’s Note: This text course is an edited transcript of a live webinar. Download supplemental course materials.Learning ObjectivesDr. Kim Cavitt: After this course, participants will be able...   Read More


20Q: Instruction and Precepting in Clinical Audiology

Virginia Ramachandran, AuD, PhD

August 10, 2015

1. I guess you and I are going to talk about the supervision of audiologists and audiology students, right?Well, yes and no. Terminology is important, because it defines your role. The definition of...   Read More


Getting the YES!

Melanie Hecker, AuD

August 3, 2015

My name is Melanie Hecker, and I am a Professional Education Manager with Widex USA. Today we will talk about how we can best help patients accept treatment recommendations, thus getting the yes. Lea...   Read More