The course describes Oticon Medical’s newest family of sound processors. Participants will learn about the cognitive processes important for BrainHearingTM and be presented with evidence about how BrainHearingTM is supported by Ponto 3.
A clinically feasible and effective protocol for infant hearing assessment with ABR is described. Research findings support all recommended stimulus and acquisition parameters. This course is open captioned.
Due to changes in birth rates and increased longevity, there are increasing numbers of people with age-associated conditions like dementia. This article is an engaging Q & A with neuropsychologist Dr. Piers Dawes regarding the relationship between hearing loss, dementia, and cognition, with implications for audiology clinical practice.
This article discusses the importance of a comprehensive management program for patients with significant tinnitus distress. It describes the results of a 12 month study of such a program, and analyzes the relative contributions of the various components of the program.
In 2014, AAO-HNS developed a comprehensive guideline for the management of patients with tinnitus. This course will provide practice guidance on how these principles can be put into practice by audiologist working in an ENT clinic.
This course, written in an engaging Q & A format, discusses how providing audiologic rehabilitation services can contribute to better outcomes and help audiologists differentiate themselves in an increasingly competitive hearing care market.
This one hour webinar will provide an overview of tinnitus and acoustic treatment protocols available. Attendees will learn about the tinnitus therapy features available in Signia hearing instruments and how to program this feature in the hearing instrument. This course is open captioned.
'I liked the pictorial explanation of how to approach tinnitus treatment'Read Reviews
The course will describe the struggles in a child’s life due to unilateral hearing loss and how a parent can help overcome. The course will also explain how the technology of the Ponto System can benefit a child with hearing loss.
Advances in hearing aid technology increases power consumption, making efficient and rechargeable battery solutions ever more important. This text reviews and compares various hearing battery solutions currently available and suggests future trends.
Notch Therapy is a new tool developed by Signia, which has been clinically proven as an effective treatment for tonal tinnitus. This paper describes the theory behind why it works, the clinical study proving its effectiveness, and how to fit it with Signia hearing aids.
'Very interesting to see the benefits coming out of studies indicating a tonal approach to tinnitus masking as opposed to a broad band approach'Read Reviews
This presentation shares the outcomes of an international seminar hosted by the Ida Institute in 2015 on the patient journey of children fitted with cochlear implants and their families. Participants will learn about parents' and professionals' needs, challenges and successes on this journey and be introduced to a new online tool, My Turn to Talk, designed to help parents better navigate their child's journey. This course is open captioned.
'This course helped me to consider the needs and feelings of the families that I work with'Read Reviews
This presentation will reveal new bone conduction solutions for treating single-sided deafness (SSD) and mixed hearing loss. Details include patient identification, programming and specifications of an off the ear and behind-the-ear sound processor, revolutionizing the Power and SuperPower category by accommodating sensorineural hearing losses up to 65dB HL.
Hearing aid fitting protocols must be efficient, and some have questioned if there is value in including speech-in-noise testing. In this course, we'll review evidence showing that indeed, the findings from this testing can be used for the selection and adjustment of special features, selection of accessories, and most importantly, patient counseling. We'll also discuss what specific speech tests easily can be implemented into a busy schedule. This course is open captioned.
This program is designed to train hearing care professionals on Celebrate, Sonics premium product line that features a mini BTE, miniRITE, Power BTE and custom hearing aids. Topics covered include Speech Variable Processing, Speech Priority Noise Reductions, Reverb reduction, Frequency Transfer, Speech Priority Volume Control, and wireless connectivity. This course will be open captioned.
'The presenter was easy to understand and incorporated videos that help to keep you attention'Read Reviews
This article is a highly technical discussion that compares and contrasts modern frequency lowering approaches for hearing aids and includes a generic protocol for determining the initial settings for fitting this technology.
This article combines contemporary consumer-based information from a 2016 Harris Poll survey commissioned by Oticon, with the audiology professional literature, to present the argument that hearing loss generally occurs in tandem with a multitude of cascading personal, familial and societal problems. A description of the benefits of Oticon Opn as well as an explanation as to how professionally-based hearing aid fitting protocols can help alleviate many of the problems associated with hearing loss follows.
'Useful information regarding hearing vs listening and how hearing loss affects cognition'Read Reviews
Learn about the ZPower Rechargeable System for Hearing Aids and how to integrate this revolutionary technology into your practice easily. Review the history of the technology, validation testing from independent labs and patients and what to expect when working with ZPower.
Learn about the two latest innovations from Unitron that are designed to improve the patient experience. Stride M is the smallest, most discreet member of the Stride product family, using our patient-centric design to make a great first impression. In addition, learn about Patient Ratings, an industry-first feature in Unitron TrueFit v3.2 that has been designed to provide clinicians with in-the-moment insights into a patient’s perceptions of their hearing experience, permitting a new level of patient-centric care.
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