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Minimally Invasive Ponto Surgery - A New Perspective on Bone Anchored Surgery

Marcus Holmberg, PhD

February 8, 2016

Dr. Holmberg: Today’s course will focus on why we have developed minimally invasive Ponto surgery (MIPS), how it is done, the preclinical clinical results, as well as patient benefits. We’ll start...   Read More

 


From Pioneer to Modern Day: The Nucleus 22 Implant Upgrade to the Nucleus 6 System

Janet Clarke

February 8, 2016

Janet Clarke: It is my honor to speak to you today about the Nucleus 22 implant upgrade to the Nucleus 6 sound processor. There are several handouts available for you. Please make sure that you downlo...   Read More


20Q: Tinnitus and Hyperacusis - Reassessment of an Old Problem

Richard Salvi, PhD

February 8, 2016

I seem to be hearing more and more about tinnitus research. Is there really that much more to learn?It’s certainly true that tinnitus has been studied for some time, but yes, there still is much mor...   Read More

  


Advanced Management of Complex Cases: Children with Multiple Medical Conditions

Shelly Ash

February 1, 2016

Cochlear implantation was introduced in the United States as a viable treatment for hearing loss in the 1980s. Originally, the anticipated benefits were awareness of sound and enhancement of speech re...   Read More

 


2016 Coding and Reimbursement Update

Kim Cavitt, AuD

February 1, 2016

Dr. Kim Cavitt: Today’s course will cover changes related to CPT as well as to PQRS (Physician Quality Reporting System) for 2016. It is recommended that you download the course handout as a referen...   Read More

 


Vanderbilt Audiology's Journal Club: Noise Reduction, Directional Microphones, and Listening Effort

Erin Margaret Picou, AuD, PhD

January 25, 2016

Dr. Gus Mueller: Our presenter today for our Vanderbilt Journal Club is Dr. Erin Picou. We are fortunate to have someone talking about current hearing aid research who also is conducting and publish...   Read More

  


Phonak CROS II

Ashley Cantin, AuD

January 25, 2016

Editor’s Note: This text course is an edited transcript of a live webinar. Download supplemental course materials.Learning ObjectivesAt the conclusion of this course, you will be able to describ...   Read More

 


Everybody on your Feet! Introducing Cheer!

Erin Reichert, MS

January 25, 2016

This course is an introduction to the Cheer family of products. Cheer is a well-balanced line-up of Sonic products featuring impressive sound quality statistics. Anyone who has ever fit a Sonic produc...   Read More


20Q: Hearing Aids - The Future Ain't What it Used to Be!

H. Gustav Mueller, David Fabry, David H. Kirkwood, Carolyn Smaka, Karl Strom, Brian Taylor

January 11, 2016

Back in May of 1994, I wrote an article titled, Update On Programmable Hearing Aids (With An Assist From Yogi Berra). At the time, there were a lot of questions surrounding the use of programmable hea...   Read More

  


Promoting High Value, Patient-Centric Care with Alternative and Complementary Devices

Brian Taylor, AuD

December 18, 2015

Today, I want to talk about some industry challenges and opportunities that are in front us as they relate to changes in the marketplace with the aging population and the influx of baby boomers. We wi...   Read More


Parents' Perspective: The Decision Making Process for Bone Anchored Hearing Systems for Children

Melissa Tumblin, Ann Pipes

December 14, 2015

Liz Presson: At Oticon Medical, through our work with patients and their families, we understand that the decision-making process for bone anchored hearing solutions for children (and for hearing solu...   Read More

  


Making a Good (Ear) Impression: Setting Up a Successful Impression-Taking Protocol

Michele Hurley, AuD, FAAA

December 14, 2015

There is a need to be skilled at taking impressions for a number of reasons. One of those is the opportunity that lies in being able to be proficient at making ear impressions. The opportunity to prov...   Read More


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: 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