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Inventis Maestro - July 2023


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

20Q: Auracast is Here - What You Need to Know

Andrew (Andy) Bellavia

July 8, 2024

This course provides an overview of the history of Bluetooth and its shortcomings in the hearing space, leading up to Bluetooth LE Audio and Auracast, and outlines the fundamental changes that these n...   Read More

Accentuating the Positive: Overcoming the Complexities of Stigma Through Thoughtful Product Design & More-Effective Person-Centered Communication

Brian Taylor, AuD, Niels Søgaard Jensen, MSc

June 17, 2024

A recent report suggests approximately 20% of hearing aid non-owners cite stigma as a barrier to pursuing hearing aids – even when lower cost, direct-to-consumer options are made available to them....   Read More

20Q: A Decade of Teleaudiology Transformation and the Road Ahead

De Wet Swanepoel, PhD

June 10, 2024

This course dives into the transformative journey of teleaudiology over the past decade, exploring its rapid growth, the impact of mobile health technologies, and lessons learned from the COVID-19 pan...   Read More


20Q: Hearing Loss, Hearing Aids and Dementia - Don’t Let the Science be Hijacked by Hype

Kevin J. Munro, PhD, MSc, Piers Dawes, PhD

May 13, 2024

There is an association between hearing loss and cognitive decline, and hearing loss is also a risk factor for dementia. This course reviews the evidence that hearing loss causes dementia and treating...   Read More


Research Quick Takes Volume 7: Useful Clinical Nuggets Mined From Recent Hearing Aid Research

Brian Taylor, AuD, H. Gustav Mueller, PhD

May 3, 2024

This course includes short summaries of recent journal articles that have direct clinical applications. Key teaching points are explained. The summaries are from articles spanning five different areas...   Read More


20Q: Auditory Processing Disorders - Is there a Gold Standard?

Andrew J. Vermiglio, AuD

April 8, 2024

This course describes the origins and current views on the auditory processing disorder (APD) construct. This course includes a discussion of the identification of the “gold” or reference standard...   Read More


20Q: Working with Medicare - Reimbursement Rules of Engagement

Anna M. Jilla, AuD, PhD

March 11, 2024

This article reviews Medicare coverage policies for audiology services. An overview of health policy statutes related to audiologist participation in the Medicare program are provided.   Read More


A Comprehensive Guide to Fitting Frequency-Lowering Hearing Aids

Joshua M. Alexander, PhD, CCC-A

March 6, 2024

This article comprehensively examines the intricacies and applications of frequency-lowering technologies in hearing aids. It delves into the various methods of different manufacturers, detailing the...   Read More

Textbook CE Course: Tinnitus: Advances in Prevention, Assessment, and Management

Aniruddha Deshpande, PhD, James W. Hall III, PhD

February 5, 2024

"Tinnitus: Advances in Prevention, Assessment, and Management addresses the widespread issue of inaccurate information on tinnitus, a condition searched over 110,000 times monthly. This resource, pres...   Read More


20Q: Changes to Auditory Processing and Cognition During Normal Aging – Should it Affect Hearing Aid Programming? Part 2 – Programming Hearing Aids for Older Adults

Richard Windle, PhD, MSc, CS

February 1, 2024

Part 1 discussed how a decline in some elements of cognition and auditory processing alters speech perception during normal aging. This course considers how hearing aids may help or hinder speech perc...   Read More


Demonstrating the Real-Life Reliability of Rexton Rugged

Jackeline Sampaio, BSc, MBA, Yana Pak, MA

January 29, 2024

This article aims to raise the awareness of the importance of the durability and reliability of hearing aids. It presents a survey, in which the durability, reliability and audiological performance of...   Read More

A Course Design Overview for Audiology Instruction

Kimberly Skinner, AuD, PhD, Danica Billingsly, AuD

January 22, 2024

This course serves as a practical start-up guide to designing a course or workshop for new instructors or those looking to polish their existing skills. With immediately-applicable steps starting from...   Read More

Textbook CE Course: Music and Hearing Aids - A Clinical Approach

Marshall Chasin, AuD

January 8, 2024

Music and Hearing Aids: A Clinical Approach is a relevant guide for hearing health professionals working with hard-of-hearing musicians and enthusiasts, offering practical strategies to optimize ampli...   Read More


20Q: Changes to Auditory Processing and Cognition During Normal Aging – Should it Affect Hearing Aid Programming? Part 1 – Changes Associated with Normal Aging

Richard Windle, PhD, MSc, CS

January 8, 2024

Many aspects of cognition and auditory processing decline with normal aging, and this makes it difficult to hear in challenging situations, even without the additional problems caused by peripheral he...   Read More


20Q: Next-Level Hearing Aid Verification

Susan Scollie, PhD

December 11, 2023

This course describes hearing aid verification procedures that use and build upon setting gain to targets. With advanced tests of specific signal processors, and headphone systems that allow real-time...   Read More


Marvel at the Possibilities: Remote Programming, CROS for Marvel CI, and Updates to Target CI

Lori Hambrick, AuD, Katie Vaden, AuD, CCC-A, Kenzi Dixon, AuD, CCC-A, Stephanie Johnson, AuD

December 4, 2023

Empower your patients for powerful hearing experiences and help them take advantage of new features for Marvel CI. Participate in this course to learn about new capabilities that are made possible thr...   Read More

Maximizing the Efficacy of the Widex Sound Assist™ Remote Microphone

Francis Kuk, PhD, Petri Korhonen, MSc (tech), Christopher Slugocki, PhD, Heidi Peeters, MA

November 13, 2023

The objective of the current study was to evaluate the efficacy of the Widex Sound Assist remote microphone when used with varying distances between the talker and remote microphone device. Understand...   Read More

20Q: Speech-in-Noise Testing - Too Useful to be Ignored!

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

November 6, 2023

This course reviews how speech-in-noise (SIN) testing can be routinely used in the clinical setting, both for identifying functional capabilities, and for the selection and fitting of hearing aids. Sp...   Read More


Textbook CE Course: Electronystagmography and Videonystagmography (ENG & VNG)

Devin L. McCaslin, PhD

November 1, 2023

The second edition of "Electronystagmography and Videonystagmography (ENG/VNG)" serves as a practical guide for conducting and interpreting ENG/VNG examinations, covering normal and impaired vestibula...   Read More


Textbook CE Course: Complex Cochlear Implant Cases: Management and Troubleshooting

Josh Sevier, AuD, LLM

November 1, 2023

Complex Cochlear Implant Cases: Management and Troubleshooting is a resource for cochlear implant audiologists, offering insights into challenging cases involving issues like mapping, equipment proble...   Read More

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