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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

  


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

  


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

  


20Q: Optimizing Hearing Aid Processing for Listening to Music

Marshall Chasin, AuD

October 16, 2023

Music and speech have some differences which include spectral shape, intensity and “crest factors”. Most modern digital hearing aids cannot handle the more intense inputs that are characteristic o...   Read More

  


20Q: Social and Emotional Impacts of Hearing Loss—Empowering Audiologists

Bec Bennett, PhD

September 11, 2023

This course details research describing how hearing loss can affect a person's social and emotional well-being and how audiology services can better meet the social and emotional needs of their client...   Read More

  


20Q: Update on Cochlear Implants: Hearing Preservation, Single-Sided Deafness, and Personalized Fitting

Margaret Dillon, AuD, PhD, CCC-A

August 14, 2023

The course reviews new candidacy criteria for cochlear implantation, including when to consider referring for a cochlear implantation evaluation, considerations specific to new patient populations, an...   Read More

     


20Q: Auditory Biotechnologies - Finding Their Way to the Clinic

Rebecca M. Lewis, AuD, PhD

July 10, 2023

This article details the latest developments in the field of auditory biotechnologies that aim to medically treat hearing loss using a series of different approaches. The biotechnologies described in...   Read More

    


20Q: Occupational Audiometry

Deanna Meinke, PhD, CCC-A

June 12, 2023

Audiologists perform and review audiograms for many types of employers. This requires a fundamental understanding of the differences between regulatory agencies and best practices in the context of he...   Read More

  


20Q: Audiology Economics

Amyn M. Amlani, PhD

May 8, 2023

In this course, the reader is presented with a macro-economic viewpoint of the profession of audiology for both the demand- and supply-sides. The viewpoint is supported by evidence-based research and...   Read More

 


20Q: Tinnitus — Options for Clinical Evaluation and Treatment

James A. Henry, PhD

April 10, 2023

An article reviewing what an audiologist should know to provide effective tinnitus clinical services. The course is not comprehensive, but rather covers essential concepts and reviews methods of tinni...   Read More

  


20Q: Hearing Aid Adoption — What MarkeTrak Surveys are Telling Us

Lindsey E. Jorgensen, AuD, PhD

March 13, 2023

This 20Q article provides a discussion of data collected in the MarkeTrak surveys and how this impacts our patients adopting hearing aids.   Read More

  


20Q: Hearing Aid Levels of Technology—Supporting Research Evidence?

Patrick N. Plyler, PhD, CCC-A

February 1, 2023

This course addresses hearing aid technology levels. Specifically, the course explains what hearing aid technology levels are, summarizes current research regarding the evaluation of hearing aid techn...   Read More

 


20Q: Audiology - There’s an Art to this Science

Barnaby Growling

January 9, 2023

The importance of having a balance of knowledge and information in clinical practice. A review of anosognosia and how to counsel patients with this symptom is also discussed.   Read More

  


20Q: Newborn Hearing Screening Brochures - Changes are Needed

Erin Margaret Picou, AuD, PhD

December 12, 2022

Newborn hearing screening brochures are provided to families around the time of the hearing screening and contain information about the screening, the results, and potential next steps. This article d...   Read More

   


20Q: OTC Hearing Aids - They've Arrived!

Thomas A. Powers, PhD

November 14, 2022

The ins and outs of what we now know about OTC hearing aid products, including an overview of the technology, gain and output limitations, and whether they are self-fitting or not.   Read More

  


20Q: Bone Conduction Hearing Devices - Updates and Future Directions

Marlene Bagatto, AuD, PhD

October 10, 2022

This article describes bone conduction hearing devices (BCHD), who are candidates, and how to fit and verify them using current clinical tools for both adults and children. Differences between percuta...   Read More

 


20Q: Measuring Clinical Productivity—the Hunt for the Right Metric

Derek Stiles, PhD

September 12, 2022

How do you know if you are working hard enough, or too hard? Is your clinic’s workload similar to others in your region? Productivity measures can help answer these questions. This article describes...   Read More

 


20Q: Hearing Aids, Hearables and the Future of Hearing Technology

Dave Kemp

August 8, 2022

This article covers the innovation occurring within today’s hearing aids and consumer hearables, and highlights the key differences between the two product-sets. In addition, the article explores th...   Read More

 


20Q: Adding Vestibular-Balance Neurodiagnostics to Your Audiology Practice

Richard E. Gans, PhD, CCC-A

July 11, 2022

Why audiologists should include vestibular-balance neurodiagnostics in their practices, and considerations for getting starting such as selecting a test battery, establishing referral sources, trainin...   Read More

  


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