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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

 


900sync: Wireless for Today's Lifestyle

Luis F. Camacho, AuD, FAAA

August 8, 2016

Today’s course will cover Starkey’s latest 900-MHz wireless system. We’ll start from the beginning with some background on the development of wireless technology, and look at the various wireles...   Read More


20Q: CAPD - Diagnosis and Intervention

Gail Chermak, PhD

August 8, 2016

1. Thanks for joining me for another session. Do you remember exactly where we left off? Oh, yes. We were talking about services in the schools. I think you became a bit overwhelmed when within two pa...   Read More

  


Overcoming Barriers to Hearing Aid Adoption and In-Clinic Success with Flex:trial and Flex:upgrade

Steve Eagon, MA, Jason Mayer

August 1, 2016

Low hearing aid penetration in the consumer marketplace remains a hot topic, and a great deal of energy is expended via surveys, think tanks and industry associations in search of a silver bullet solu...   Read More


Continuing the Unique Journey - New Products in the Widex Unique Family

Leslie Staverman, AuD

July 29, 2016

Widex believes that every patient in every situation is absolutely unique: hence, the name Widex UNIQUE. On a daily basis, patients explain to us the settings in which they would like to hear better a...   Read More


Growing Your Business with HyperSound

Brian Taylor, AuD

July 25, 2016

Today’s course will review the new HyperSound Clear 500P technology and how it can grow your practice. My goal is to explain why HyperSound should be included in your current product portfolio and h...   Read More


20Q: CAPD - Fundamentals

Gail Chermak, PhD

July 11, 2016

Let’s start with the basics. What is your definition of a central auditory processing disorder (CAPD)? This isn’t just my definition, but one that has been agreed upon by several experts. CAPD is...   Read More

  


Attacking the Noise Problem: Current Approaches

Don Schum, PhD

July 5, 2016

At Oticon, we believe that being able to understand speech in complex listening environments is critical for people with hearing loss. Despite recent advances in technology, understanding speech in en...   Read More


Update on Auditory Evoked Responses: Value of Chirp Stimuli in ABR/ASSR Measurement

James W. Hall III, PhD

June 27, 2016

When I first heard about chirps many years ago, none of the clinical ABR systems had chirps as stimuli. As time went on, some of the manufacturers began to introduce chirps. As with any other new deve...   Read More

 


Classroom Solutions and Modifications for Children with Listening Challenges

Lisa Dyre, AuD, CCC-A

June 20, 2016

Today's world is a noisy place. The importance of a good signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) for all students cannot be overstated. Providing an acoustically beneficial environment can be a challenge, not onl...   Read More

  


Chronic Subjective Dizziness (or Persistent, Postural-Perceptual Dizziness)

Gary Jacobson, PhD

June 20, 2016

Today, I am going to discuss Chronic Subjective Dizziness (CSD). As we find out more and more about diseases and disorders, sometimes their names change. The title of this presentation is Chronic Subj...   Read More

 


20Q: Pediatric Vestibular Disorders and the Role of the Audiologist

Devin L. McCaslin, PhD

June 13, 2016

1. Pediatric assessment of dizziness? That’s something new for me. It’s new for a lot of us, but truth be told, there has never been a more exciting time to be in this area of Audiology. New resea...   Read More

  


Reducing Listening Effort via primax Hearing Technology

Rebecca Herbig, AuD, Matthias Froehlich, PhD

June 9, 2016

When listening situations become noisier or more challenging, this is even more important. However, beyond improving speech intelligibility, another indicator of the effectiveness of hearing aid fitti...   Read More


The Ponto Bone Anchored System: The Right Choice for Pediatrics

Mary Humitz, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA

May 27, 2016

Today, I will begin with the fundamentals of bone anchored technology including an overview of osseointegration, and that will give us the foundation to discuss patient candidacy as well as surgical a...   Read More


Clinical Verification of Ear Level FM Systems: Classroom & Personal Use Applications

Dave Smriga, MA

May 27, 2016

Dave Smriga: In today’s course, we’ll explore how Audioscan equipment easily facilitates the execution of the most current recommended FM verification procedures. In addition, we’ll discuss how...   Read More

 


Hearing Aid Selection and Fitting Tips Gleaned from Recent Research

Gus Mueller, PhD

May 23, 2016

The first thing I would like to talk about is the Acceptable Noise Level (ANL) test that was developed at the University of Tennessee, based on the research of Anna Nabelek dating back to 1991. For th...   Read More


Hearing Aid Directionality with Binaural Processing

Jennifer Groth, MA

May 23, 2016

The fact that two ears are better than one is well-established. The human auditory system integrates information from both ears providing benefits in terms of loudness, localization, sound quality, no...   Read More


FRESH Noise - A Fresh Approach to Pediatric Testing

Keeley Moore, MA, CCC-A, FAAA, Dawn Violetto, AuD

May 16, 2016

Keeley Moore: FRESH noise, or frequency-specific hearing assessment noise, is a narrowband noise (NBN) stimulus designed for the purpose of measuring hearing thresholds. It is frequency specific due t...   Read More


20Q: Interventional Audiology - Changing the Way We Deliver Care

Brian Taylor, AuD

May 9, 2016

Question 1: Interventional audiology? I’m not too sure exactly what that is? Answer: Well, it can be a lot of different things. In general, when we use the term interventional audiology, we are refe...   Read More

 


An Update on Modified Verification Approaches for Frequency Lowering Devices

Danielle Glista, PhD, Marianne Hawkins, MCISc, Susan Scollie, PhD

May 2, 2016

Frequency lowering (FL) devices have been around for decades, offering signal processing designed to improve audibility of sounds for listeners with high-frequency hearing loss. Within the literature,...   Read More