Cochlear implant candidacy continues to evolve as we learn more about patient needs, and as technology advances. This presentation will address considerations for pediatric implant recipients, utilizing several case study examples. Cases will include those who may not be considered traditional implant candidates as well as those with a variety of special needs. Presenters will discuss the hurdles and possible solutions with each case. This course is presented in partnership with Cincinnati Children's.
This course will provide participants with an overview of the Hybrid(tm) L24 FDA clinical trial results. Specifically, the presenter will review the clinical trial criteria, the study results, current patient performance and programming considerations.
OpenSound Navigator is a new feature that was introduced in Genie 2 and in the new Opn technology. This course will demonstrate how to use this feature to assist your patients when having difficulty hearing in noise.
Sound files are a great tool for hearing aid evaluations, hearing aid fittings and patient counseling. Sound Studio from Sonic brings sound files to a new level for Hearing Care Professionals. Please join us in this Sonic Spotlight to learn how Sound Studio can create a virtual sound scene, consisting of one or more sound source, to support fitting and counseling patients.
This presentation will provide an overview of Phonak's fitting software: Target 5.0.1 and will demonstrate how to navigate through the software to create a successful first fit. Recent updates to Phonak fitting software will also be explained, and participants will gain an understanding of why these updates were made as well as how to adjust certain fitting parameters during the fine tuning process.
Two studies are presented that examined changes over time and auditory training effects on performance of adults with cochlear implants. Electrophysiological and behavioral performance measures included cortical auditory and middle latency evoked potentials, speech perception and temporal and spectral auditory processing. This course is presented in partnership with Seminars in Hearing.
As part of our ongoing commitment to provide tools for enhancing your success with patients, we are excited to present some of the new features in the newest release of Unitron’s TrueFit fitting software – version 3.3. Participants will review patient insights and learn how to use the combination of data logging, Log It All and Patient Ratings to achieve a deeper understanding of their patients’ experiences and provide a higher level of patient care.
This course will provide a brief overview and pediatric modifications for video Head Impulse Testing (vHIT). Normative data and case studies will be shared. This course is presented in partnership with Cincinnati Children's.
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As audiologists, we are taught that consistent, repeatable protocols provide the most reliable results. It is the same in practice management - follow a repeatable agenda using trackable data to lead to conclusions that will guide planning and oversight. This course will help make the days of sitting at your desk and not knowing what to do first be a thing of the past and help you create a non-chaotic, organized practice that offers quality care. This course is a recording of a live session presented at the AuDACITY 2016 conference. Please note: there is some audio intermittency in the first four minutes of this course.
This course discusses trends and changes impacting audiology, and the opportunities these factors have for audiology care. Specifically, topics discussed will include: consequences of age-related hearing loss; hearing loss co-morbidities; recommendations of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine in regard to hearing care; dementia and hearing loss, including dementia screening. This 3-hour course is a recording of a session at the 2016 Academy of Doctors of Audiology 2016 AuDACITY conference.
This webinar utilizes ethical situations/scenarios to provide audiologists with a step-by-step methodology for recognizing and resolving problems with unethical behavior. By examining the legal, ethical, and moral constraints for each potential ethical violation, audiologists examine conflicts between individuals and/or institutions to determine appropriate sanctions and resolution of the problem.
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Incorporating remote solutions into your practice can result in a more efficient use of your time as well as more independence for your clients. This course will introduce strategies and services for assisting patients without requiring an office visit. This course is a recording from a session at the Academy of Doctors of Audiology 2016 AuDACITY conference.
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The future of audiology lies with the generations of professionals to come; there is a critical need for current private practitioners to lead the way in precepting today. This presentation will address ways to motivate clinical audiologists to become preceptors, by reviewing the qualifications required for preceptors; and debunking many myths, such as the supposed CCC-A preceptor requirement. Topics covered will also include the reason for the need for preceptors in multiple practice environments, and discuss the many benefits of precepting for both the audiologist and the students. The desired outcome of this presentation is to combat the current and potential growing preceptor shortage and to close the "graduation gap." This course is a recording of a session at the Academy of Doctors of Audiology's 2016 AuDACITY conference.
This course will describe how adding an assistant to your staff can increase practice productivity, efficiency and customer service/patient satisfaction. This course is a recording of a session at the Academy of Doctors of Audiology 2016 AuDACITY conference. Please note: some of the onscreen text is outside the frame, and therefore it is recommended to download the course handout and follow along while viewing.
This training course will address how to conduct a first fit in ReSound Aventa 3.10 fitting software. Additionally, we will explore how to utilize the Tinnitus Sound Generator (TSG) feature and wireless 2.4 technology as part of a tinnitus treatment plan.
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Phonak's AutoSense OS automates hearing aid behavior by performing a real time analysis of the acoustic surroundings, and adjusts the hearing aid parameters to optimize speech understanding in real time. This presentation will outline the evolution of Automatic technology in Phonak products, AutoSense OS on the Belong platform, and the outcome of the most recent study from the Phonak Audiology Research Center (PARC) that compares AutoSense OS with the automatic technologies of leading competitors in real world listening situations.
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