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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

 


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


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


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: 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

  


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: 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

  


How AI-Driven Hearing Aid Features and Fresh Approaches to Counseling Can Promote Better Outcomes: Part 2, Towards Empowered Follow-up Care

Brian Taylor, AuD, Niels Søgaard Jensen, MSc

October 2, 2023

This article examines how AI-driven features in new generation hearing aids when combined with targeted person-centered counseling and other systematic approaches to follow-up care can speed the weare...   Read More

 


Research QuickTakes Volume 6 (Pt. 2): Hearing Aid Fitting Toolbox—Verification and Validation

Brian Taylor, AuD, H. Gustav Mueller, PhD

September 11, 2023

This course describes procedures associated with the varication and validation of the hearing aid fitting, including probe-mic assessment, sound field threshold testing and self-assessment outcome mea...   Read More

  


Research QuickTakes Volume 6 (Pt. 1): Hearing Aid Fitting Toolbox —Important Pre-Fitting Measures

Brian Taylor, AuD, H. Gustav Mueller, PhD

September 11, 2023

Prior to the actual fitting of the hearing aid, there are several pre-fitting measures that must be conducted. In this article, we review four of these measures, and provide step-by-step guidance rega...   Read More

  


Research QuickTakes Volume 5: OTC Hearing Aids—Pros, Cons, and Implementation Strategies

Brian Taylor, AuD, H. Gustav Mueller, PhD

September 5, 2023

In the past year, the long-awaited OTC hearing aid category has arrived. In this article, we review the background of the regulation, some issue to consider regarding fitting optimization, and practic...   Read More

  


Research QuickTakes Volume 4: Potential Hearing Aid Fitting Misconceptions

Brian Taylor, AuD, H. Gustav Mueller, PhD

August 25, 2023

In the everyday practice of hearing aid fitting, audiologists sometimes develop misconceptions about how hearing aids work, or different fitting practices. We reviewed a few of them in this article an...   Read More

 


Research QuickTakes Volume 3: Optimizing the Hearing Aid Fitting Process

Brian Taylor, AuD, H. Gustav Mueller, PhD

August 23, 2023

This course reviews several issues related to following best practice when fitting hearing aids. Topics discussed include patient-centered care, speech in noise testing, loudness measures, output veri...   Read More

 


Research QuickTakes Volume 2: Identification and Management of Post-Fitting Hearing Aid Issues

Brian Taylor, AuD, H. Gustav Mueller, PhD

August 21, 2023

This course reviews several issues related to patient satisfaction following the hearing aid fitting, and how the HCP can work through these problems. Discussion includes reliance on patient judgments...   Read More

 


Research QuickTakes Volume 1: Understanding and Treating the Background Noise Problem for Hearing Aid Users

Brian Taylor, AuD, H. Gustav Mueller, PhD

August 14, 2023

This course reviews the issues surrounding the understanding of speech in background noise and how hearing instruments and fitting procedures can be used to help solve this problem. New and innovative...   Read More

 


How AI-Driven Hearing Aid Features and Fresh Approaches to Counseling Can Promote Better Outcomes: Part 1, The Catch-22 of Follow-up Care

Brian Taylor, AuD, Niels Søgaard Jensen, MSc

August 1, 2023

The current state of follow-up care and its vital role in outcomes for adult hearing aid wearers is examined in this article. Ideas for making it more efficient are discussed.   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: 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

 


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