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Widex Change is Coming - February 2020

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Read CEU articles and transcripts from experts in audiology and industry.

The Technological Evolution of Today’s Hearing Aids

Dave Kemp

February 28, 2020

This course will walk through a variety of recent technological developments, occurring in this industry and in ancillary industries, that pertain to hearing aids. We’ll then take a look at the impl...   Read More


20Q: Word Recognition Testing - Let's Just Agree to do it Right!

H. Gustav Mueller, PhD, Benjamin W.Y. Hornsby, PhD

February 17, 2020

Many common practices in conducting word recognition testing are invalid and inaccurate. This article provides explanations and practical protocols for conducting this testing accurately in all clinic...   Read More

   


User Engagement with Signia TeleCare: A Way to Facilitate Hearing Aid Acceptance

Matthias Froehlich, PhD, Eric Branda, AuD, PhD, Dirk Apel, BS

February 12, 2020

In this paper, we report on an investigation regarding the relationship between the level of TeleCare user engagement, measured by the number of interactions with some of the key features during the f...   Read More

 


Ethics in Audiology Today

James W. Hall III, PhD

February 10, 2020

This presentation provides audiologists with practical information on ethical conduct and decision making in clinical and educational settings. Specific topics include ethical concerns and considerati...   Read More


Re-Calibrating Pediatric Counseling for the Millennial Parent

Elizabeth Haley, AuD, CCC-A, Emily Jo Venskytis, AuD, FAAA

December 30, 2019

Research-based strategies for collaborating with the next generation of your patient's parents and an in-depth look at changes to your practice to meet Millennials in the middle.   Read More

 


Fall 2019-New Products on Discover Platform from Unitron

Kristina Petraitis, AuD, FAAA

December 30, 2019

Unitron’s newest products offer hands-free, direct connectivity solutions that look great, fit great and sound great right from the start! In addition, we’ll introduce you to a unique feature comi...   Read More


20Q: Ten Years of Expert Insight and Resources

Carolyn M. Smaka, AuD

December 23, 2019

This review article provides resources and clinical tips from the AudiologyOnline 20Q with Gus Mueller collection of CEU articles from the past 10 years. It is written in an engaging Q & A format.   Read More

  


Providing Some Direction – Beamformers Explained

David James Crowhen, BSc, MAud, PG Dip Bus Admin, MNZAS

December 16, 2019

Directional microphone technology in hearing aids is a common method for improving hearing in noise in the near-field. This paper describes the various possible behaviors of directional microphone and...   Read More


Dynamic Soundscape Processing: Research Supporting Patient Benefit

Matthias Froehlich, PhD, Katja Freels, Dipl.Ing., Eric Branda, AuD, PhD

December 16, 2019

This paper reviews three different studies conducted with the Signia Xperience hearing aids. Research reviewed for laboratory studies of speech understanding and listening effort, comparative speech-i...   Read More


A New Generational Approach: Integrating Psychology and Audiology Care

Michael Hoffman, PhD

December 9, 2019

This course will present a new model of integrated psychology/audiology services that facilitates collaborative, patient-centered care. This course will also review strategies on how to counsel famili...   Read More


How to Advocate for Educational Audiology

Kym Meyer, MS, CCC-A

November 25, 2019

Educational audiology is a related service stated in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (special education law), but service provision varies, depending on the area of the country. This c...   Read More

 


20Q: Embracing Change in Audiology Practice

Kevin Franck, PhD, MBA, CCC-A

November 18, 2019

A discussion of changes impacting the hearing industry and audiology care, and how audiologists may consider adapting their processes and practices.   Read More

  


Trek - Experience More

Erin Reichert, MS

November 4, 2019

Introducing Trek, Sonic’s newest Super Power and Ultra Power hearing instruments featuring the revolutionary SoundDNA platform. Join us to learn about the technology and features that make Trek a pe...   Read More


Gen What? An Audiologist's Guide to Generational Differences

Yell Inverso, AuD, PhD

October 30, 2019

This course will review research on generational differences and clarify some of the causes of generational shifts. Additionally, the course will highlight how these differences play out in Audiology...   Read More


Managing Severe Hearing Loss

Don Schum, PhD

October 28, 2019

A significant subset of patients seen in practices present with more severe hearing loss and more complex medical histories. In this seminar, the nature of severe hearing loss will be discussed along...   Read More

 


ADHEAR System by MED-EL: An Overview of the Research and Clinical Experiences from the Field

Amanda O'Donnell, AuD, Uta Stewart, AuD, Charlotte Douglas, AuD

October 21, 2019

This panel session presents an overview of the emerging clinical research on the ADHEAR System, the world’s first adhesive, pressure-free, non-surgical bone conduction system. Clinical experiences a...   Read More


Noise Reduction Systems in Complex Listening Situations

Michael Schulte, PhD, Matthias Latzel, PhD, Jan Heeren, Matthias Vormann, PhD

October 14, 2019

To investigate the everyday problems of hearing impaired people, it is important to look at more complex hearing situations. This course deals with the performance of different hearing aids with diffe...   Read More


20Q: Amplified Stethoscopes for Medical Practitioners

A.U. Bankaitis Smith, PhD, FAAA

October 14, 2019

A discussion of amplified stethoscopes and other solutions for medical practitioners with hearing loss in an engaging Q & A format.   Read More

  


The Movin' Groovin' Outer Ear

Lydia Gregoret, PhD, AuD

October 7, 2019

In this course, we’ll examine the outer ear’s compliance using data from direct ear scanning and CT scans. We’ll also discuss how compliance can inform hearing aid and earmold design and modific...   Read More


Frequency Lowering Fitting and Verification

Dave Smriga, MA

October 4, 2019

This webinar will provide an overview of frequency lowering technology and the latest fitting techniques for both determining patient candidacy and adjusting frequency lowering features for maximum ut...   Read More


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