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Introducing ReSound Sound Shaper: A Unique Implementation of Frequency Compression

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1 Hour  

This course will explore ReSound’s new frequency lowering feature: Sound Shaper. Sound Shaper is a new approach to frequency compression that can improve high frequency audibility with minimal effects on sound quality. The development of this feature, along with current research in the area of frequency lowering with adults and children, will be detailed in this presentation.

Course created on May 27, 2014

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CEUs/Hours Offered: AAA/0.1 Intermediate; ACAud/1.0; AHIP/1.0; BAA/1.0; CAA/1.0; IHS/1.0; Kansas DHE, LTS-S0035/1.0; NZAS/1.0; SAC/1.0
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Course Learning Outcomes

  • Learners will be able to describe the basic functionality of ReSound Sound Shaper.
  • Learners will be able to compare and contrast nonlinear and proportional frequency compression techniques in terms of sound quality.
  • Learners will be able to describe recent research findings in the area of frequency lowering with children and adults.

Time-ordered Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-15 Minutes Discuss the general need for frequency lowering, plus limitations of hearing instruments to provide high frequency amplification
15-35 Minutes Detail ReSound Sound Shaper, including its development
35-45 Minutes Recent research on frequency lowering
45-55 Minutes How to program Sound Shaper
55-60 Minutes Q & A

Course Presenter

tammy stender

Tammy Stender, AuD

Principal Audiologist

Tammara Stender, Au.D., is a Principal Audiologist in the GN ReSound Global Audiology Group. She has been with ReSound for 11 years, and her primary focus is the development of audiology-focused communications related to new product launches. In addition to her position at ReSound, she holds Adjunct Faculty appointments in Audiology at Northern Illinois University and Rush University.


Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Tammy Stender is employed by GN ReSound Global. Non-financial: Tammy Stender has no non-financial relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by ReSound in partnership with AudiologyOnline.

Content Disclosure: This learning event focuses on ReSound products and services and will not include info on other products or services.

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American Academy of Audiology

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Australian College of Audiology

AudiologyOnline courses are approved for Continuing Education Points by the Australian College of Audiology. Automatic ACAud Approval Number 20000. This course is offered for 1 CEP.


Association of Hearing Instrument Practitioners of Ontario

The Association of Hearing Instrument Practitioners of Ontario (AHIP) represents and guide its members in their practice which include, the testing and selecting, fitting and dispensing hearing instruments and associated devices in the best interest of the hard of hearing of Ontario. Audiology Online is an approved provider of approved educational activities for AHIP Members. One hour of coursework equals 1 Continuing Education Unit (CEU).


British Academy of Audiology

This course has been accredited with 1 CPD point/s by the British Academy of Audiology.


Canadian Academy of Audiology

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International Hearing Society

This program is approved by the International Hearing Society and its educational committee, the International Institute for Hearing Instruments Studies. To learn more about earning IHS CE Credit, click here.


Kansas Department of Health and Environment

Kansas Department of Health and Environment: Approved for 1 continuing education clock hours for Kansas licensed Audiologists by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. Long-Term Sponsorship number LTS-S0035.

AudiologyOnline.com is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board to provide CEUs, approval number PDP 267.


New Zealand Audiological Society

This course is offered for 1 Continuing Education points through the New Zealand Audiological Society.


Speech-Language & Audiology Canada

Clinically certified members of Speech-Language & Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with AudiologyOnline. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.