Technology never stands still; it keeps getting better. And, like you, using the latest technology to help people hear better is all we think about at Starkey. Starkey’s most recent advancement, the made for iPhone hearing aid, Halo, is also getting better and better. Halo was engineered from the ground up to make hearing easier and more enjoyable for your patients by truly personalizing their hearing life. This session will focus on the latest Halo products and how your patients can interact with them via the updated TruLink app. Halo delivers new standards of performance and personalization, while providing convenient control and connectivity.
Real ear verification is integral to achieving accurate hearing instrument fittings and improving patient satisfaction. Sonic now incorporates real ear verification, Real Ear Fit, into the EXPRESSfit fitting system. Learn how easy first fits can be using Sonic.
This course will review how over exposure to noise can lead to hearing loss. The industrial standards for occupational noise exposure limits will be discussed as well and selecting appropriate hearing protection devices.
This program is designed to train hearing care professionals on Journey, Sonic's newest super power BTE. Topics covered include acoustic performance, Speech Variable Processing, Speech Priority Noise Reductions, Reverb Reduction, Frequency Transfer, Smart VC, and wireless connectivity.
This presentation will focus on the coding and reimbursement changes that providers will need to be aware of in 2015. These include the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), ICD10, the use of evaluation and management codes by audiology, the Office of Inspector General work plan for audit, and anticipated changes to Medicare reimbursement.
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ReSound products are built on a foundation of audiology, design and connectivity – key elements in helping your patients hear naturally and effortlessly. We call it Smart Hearing. This presentation will cover our next generation of smart hearing products – creating a new industry standard for hearing systems.
This presentation will introduce tools that might be useful to counsel patients on realistic expectations from amplification as well as additional tools that may make it easier to explain differences in levels technology. The participant will be able to select counseling tools for explaining realistic expectations from amplification, select counseling tools for explaining differences in hearing aid technology and utilize the Speech Intelligibility Index (SII) to counsel his/her patient on the impact of hearing loss in speech understanding.
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Older adults benefit greatly from cochlear implants. However, widespread misunderstanding exists regarding when older adults should be referred for a cochlear implant and there is a tendency by our healthcare system to overlook hearing as a major health concern. In this presentation, recommendations regarding when to refer older adults for a cochlear implant evaluation will be discussed, the documented benefits and safety of hearing restoration via cochlear implants will be reviewed, results of recent studies involving expansion of candidacy that include older adults will be discussed, and the details of an ongoing study sponsored by CMS to examine expansion of candidacy will be reviewed. This course is presented in partnership with the American Cochlear Implant Alliance, www.acialliance.org.
CEUs/Hours Offered: AAA/0.1 Intermediate; ACAud/1.0; AHIP/1.0; BAA/1.0; CAA/1.0; Calif. HADB/1.0 Hearing Aid Related, Hearing Aid Related, Hearing Aid Related, Hearing Aid Related; IHS/1.0; Kansas DHE, LTS-S0035/1.0; NZAS/1.0; SAC/1.0
This course will provide a review of the newest wireless solutions available from Phonak including solutions for the phone, TV and music, conversation and control. The use of specific devices such as the Phonak EasyCall II, Phonak ComPilot Air II, the Phonak RemoteControl App and Roger Solutions for Adults among others will be reviewed.
This course will review the CROS options Widex has available including the new Fusion CROS and with which hearing aids they are compatible. We will also be looking at some CROS case studies to assist in selection and fine tuning.
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This course is presented by Oticon in partnership with the Ida Institute. This presentation aims to provide a framework for understanding patients’ readiness to act on dispensers recommendations, to empower patients to express their needs and concerns in a structured dialogue and to enable dispensers to uncover patients’ internal motivation. The presentation will introduce three tools that support the decision-making process. For more information about the Ida Institute, visit http://idainstitute.com
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Course Description: course will provide in-depth knowledge and demonstrate practical use of Ponto Plus wireless capabilities to include Oticon Medical Streamer and ConnectLine. Discussion will also present how to optimize listening benefit depending upon specific user needs.