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Course: #1527

Expert Series from Siemens: Loudness Perception and OSPL90 Prescription

7 Reviews

1 Hour  

Getting loudness right can be the most critical aspect of successful hearing aid fitting. We will review the problem and discuss current ideas about addressing it to optimize patient satisfaction.

Course created on August 18, 2011

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No CEU credit available
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Course Learning Outcomes

  • Participants will be able to list four variables that must be controlled when loudness is measured.
  • Participants will be able to describe a three-step protocol for maximizing satisfaction with aided loudness.
  • Participants will be able to discuss the history and current status of problems with aided loudness.

Course Presenter

robyn cox

Robyn Cox, PhD

Professor and the Director of the Hearing Aid Research Laboratory

Robyn Cox received B.S. (1968) and M.A. (1971) degrees from Ball State University in Indiana, and Ph.D. degree in Audiology from Indiana University (1974). She has been at the University of Memphis (formerly Memphis State University) since 1977, and is currently a Professor and the Director of the Hearing Aid Research Laboratory.  Her early research was directed towards development of hearing aid fitting methods.  This work naturally evolved into her current interests in studying fitting outcomes and their predictors.  Her laboratory has developed several tests and surveys that are used to fit and evaluate hearing aids.


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