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HIPAA for Allied Health Professionals

Kim Cavitt, AuD

May 13, 2022

Review the foundations of HIPAA privacy, security, breach notification, and marketing requirements and guidelines as they relate to hearing healthcare. This introductory course is intended for new hir...   Read More

 


20Q: Hearing Aid and Cochlear Implant Wear Time in Children - Eyes Open, Ears On!

Jace Wolfe, PhD, CCC-A

May 9, 2022

A review of research examining hearing technology wear time in children and its effect on outcomes, as well as clinical tips for optimizing hearing technology wear time in children with hearing loss.   Read More

    


Study Reveals Signia Split Processing Significantly Improves the Signal-to-Noise Ratio

Petri Korhonen, MSc (tech), Christopher Slugocki, PhD, Brian Taylor, AuD

April 18, 2022

A study describing acoustic measurements of the new split processing implemented in Signia AX hearing aids, and a comparison of those measures to the effect of other common processing algorithms, incl...   Read More


20Q: Occupational Stress and Audiologists

Diana C. Emanuel, PhD, CCC-A

April 11, 2022

This article reviews recent literature on occupational stress in audiology, discusses the need for additional research in this area, and describes ways in which individual audiologists and audiology p...   Read More


Covid-19 With Older Adults: An Update

Krista Covell-Pierson, OTR/L, BCB-PMD

March 21, 2022

Therapy practitioners serve an important role for older adults amidst COVID-19 as we address ADL, safety, quality of life, mental health, and other areas directly impacted by this virus. Our contribut...   Read More


20Q: Hearing Loss and Public Health Initiatives

Nicholas Reed, AuD

March 14, 2022

How hearing loss is associated with healthcare-seeking behaviors and unmet health care needs. A new hearing loss public awareness campaign and public health training initiatives that are open to audio...   Read More

 


Keeping Hearing Aids Out of the Drawer: Emphasizing Effective Patient Education to Improve Your Practice

Frank Talarico, MClSc, Robert Koch, MESc

March 7, 2022

This course examines the age-old question: “How do I ensure patient success with their hearing aid before they leave my clinic?” Two basic educational models are used to inform and create a new in...   Read More

 


Snapshot of the Impact of Covid-19 on People with Hearing Loss in Chicago, Illinois and Copenhagen, Denmark

M. Lisa Sjolander, AuD, Kimi Nina Møller, MA, Anthea Bott, PhD

February 21, 2022

A review of a study examining the impact of COVID-19 on hearing impaired people in two different geographic regions, and how the current results compare to research on patients earlier in the COVID-19...   Read More

  


20Q: Assessing Auditory Wellness in Older Adults

Larry E. Humes, PhD

February 1, 2022

A discussion of perceived hearing difficulty in adults, including correlation with pure-tone audiometry, relationship to auditory wellness, and effect on candidacy for intervention.   Read More

  


20Q: Forensic Audiology

Robert M. Traynor, EdD, MBA, FNAP

January 4, 2022

The need for forensic audiology as well as the role and expectations of a forensic audiologist as an expert witness for a legal case. An overview of the stages of a civil legal case is also discussed.   Read More


20Q: Promoting Healthy Hearing Over the Lifespan - Considering Comorbidities

James W. Hall III, PhD

December 13, 2021

Collaborating closely with primary care physicians, audiologists can mitigate the development of hearing loss over a person's lifetime by looking at lifestyle factors such as diet and exercise, as wel...   Read More

  


Precepting: A VA Perspective

Christine Ulinski, AuD, JR McCoy, AuD

November 29, 2021

This course aims to describe the components of a preceptor program that is both fulfilling to the preceptor and results in a valuable learning experience for the resident.   Read More

 


Fostering an Inclusive Workspace

Natalie Phillips, AuD

November 22, 2021

In this course, we will spend time examining what diversity means in providing culturally competent care, as well as what we can do as hearing healthcare professionals to foster inclusive work spaces...   Read More

 


20Q: Healthy Hearing Over the Lifespan - Effective and Efficient Diagnostic Assessment

James W. Hall III, PhD

November 8, 2021

How audiologists can prevent or mitigate hearing loss over a patient's lifespan by following an assessment approach that considers an individualized selection of auditory test procedures, a careful an...   Read More

  


Third-Year AuD Clinical Externships: Strategies, Struggles, and Successes

Shannon Van Hyfte, AuD, CCC-A

October 18, 2021

Strategies to make clinical externship placements successful as well as ways to work through challenges from both a coordinator and supervisor perspective.   Read More


20Q: Developments in Pediatric Amplification – Audibility, Mild Hearing Loss and More

Ryan McCreery, PhD

October 11, 2021

This course covers aided audibility in children with hearing aids. A review of key factors such as degree of hearing loss, real-ear verification measures, prescriptive targets, and full-time use of am...   Read More

  


Audiology Assistants: The Key to Efficiency in the Audiology Practice

Nichole Kingham, AuD

October 4, 2021

When you’re busy in the clinic and can’t seem to get even the most mundane of tasks done, it seems like a “catch 22” to hire yet another person, then have to train them from scratch. But, the...   Read More


20Q: The New Hearing Aid Fitting Standard - A Roundtable Discussion

H. Gustav Mueller, PhD, John A. Coverstone, AuD, Jason Galster, PhD, Lindsey E. Jorgensen, AuD, PhD, Erin Picou, AuD, PhD

September 13, 2021

Experts in audiology dissect the key components of the new hearing aid fitting standard, and give their candid opinions regarding some of the "hows" and "whys" the standard was created.   Read More


Enhancing Real-World Listening and Quality of Life with New Split-Processing Technology

Niels Søgaard Jensen, MSc, Leanne Powers, AuD, Sascha Haag, MBA, Philippe Lantin, AuD, Erik Harry Høydal, MSc

September 1, 2021

This article reviews survey data from 37 hearing aid wearers, collected in three countries. The survey results suggest there are several wearer benefits associated with Signia AX and Augmented Focus t...   Read More


Pain Management and the Opioid Epidemic: What You Need to Know

Susan Holmes-Walker, PhD, RN

August 23, 2021

This course is intended to improve understanding on the relationship between the opioid epidemic and pain management. A brief review of the literature discussing the relationship between hearing loss...   Read More

 


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