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Synergy: Made for Life

Luis F. Camacho, AuD, FAAA

April 25, 2016

Luis Camacho: I’m excited to introduce a recently released line of products and product families through the new Starkey platform, Synergy. Today’s session will be an overview of the new line. In...   Read More

HIV/AIDS Overview: Catalyst for Change in Infection Control

A.U. Bankaitis, PhD, FAAA

April 25, 2016

Editor’s note: This text-based course is a transcript of the webinar, HIV/AIDS Overview: Catalyst for Change in Infection Control, presented by A.U. Bankaitis, PhD, FAAA. This course serves as a...   Read More

ReSound's Directional Philosophy

John Nelson, PhD

April 18, 2016

Dr. John Nelson: Today I will discuss how ReSound implements directional processing in our hearing aids. We know that directional hearing aids provide a significant benefit in laboratory settings. Whe...   Read More

20Q: Predicting the Future of Audiology

Ian M. Windmill, PhD

April 11, 2016

So can we forecast the future of audiology? We certainly can try. In this case, we take what we know or understand about the past and current state of the profession, and then consider what will happe...   Read More


What's in a Fitting? An Examination of Real World Fitting Protocols

Stephen A. Hallenbeck, AuD, Wendy Switalski, AuD

March 28, 2016

Professional organizations such as the American Academy of Audiology, the Independent Hearing Aid Fitting Forum and others have provided hearing care practitioners with protocols to standardize the he...   Read More

Helping Patients Find Their Stride

Bill Christman, AuD

March 28, 2016

Unitron launched the North platform in Spring of 2015. We now have double the processing power and physical memory, which drives new, sophisticated features and a new approach to the automatic program...   Read More

Building a Sustainable Private Practice

Chelsea Diles Treseder, Bill Diles

March 28, 2016

Chelsea Treseder: Welcome to today’s course, Building a Sustainable Private Practice. I have spent most of my life in the hearing industry. My parents have run a private practice here in North...   Read More

Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potentials (VEMP): How Do I Get Started?

Jill Craig

March 21, 2016

I would like to begin with a vocabulary review so that we are on the same page. The VEMP investigates otolith and vestibular nerve function. Dysfunction is characterized by feeling similar to being on...   Read More

Understanding the Components of a Written Infection Control Plan

A.U. Bankaitis, PhD, FAAA

March 21, 2016

During this course, we will review the written infection plan as required by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Why do we need to have a written infection control plan? While ho...   Read More


MarkeTrak 9 Points the Way in a Time of Change

Carole Rogin, Harvey B. Abrams, PhD

March 21, 2016

Carole Rogin: The Hearing Industries Association, HIA, is comprised of the companies whom you depend for the excellent technology for your patients with hearing loss. On behalf of all of the HIA membe...   Read More


20Q: Tinnitus and Hyperacusis - Beyond the Ear

Richard Salvi, PhD

March 14, 2016

As auditory neuroscientists, we are mainly concerned with the way in which the different dimensions of sound (e.g., intensity, frequency and time) activate specific regions of the peripheral or centra...   Read More


Vanderbilt Audiology's Journal Club: The Value of Cohort Studies in the Study of Vestibular System Function and Balance

Gary Jacobson, PhD, Devin L. McCaslin, PhD, Kaylee Todd, AuD

March 8, 2016

Today we are going to talk about the power of cohort studies. We know it is impossible to read everything in the literature, and we will demonstrate that there is value in paying attention to what are...   Read More


Understanding and Treating Severe and Profound Hearing Loss

Donald Schum, PhD

February 29, 2016

Oticon has a history of creating excellent solutions for patients with severe-to-profound hearing loss. With the release of Oticon Dynamo, Sensei Super Power, and the Plus Power products in our perfor...   Read More


The Influence of Cognitive Factors on Outcomes with Frequency Lowering

Jennifer Schumacher, AuD

February 29, 2016

IntroductionSince frequency lowering technology has become commercially available in modern digital hearing aids, researchers have set out to determine what benefits this technology could provide hear...   Read More

Music Lovers and Hearing Aids

Gyorgy Varallyay, PhD, Soren Vase Legarth, M.Sc.E.E., Tish Ramirez, AuD

February 26, 2016

Some people cannot imagine life without music - it relaxes, inspires, and for many, completes their lives. Music has a different meaning for each person, and there are individual preferences, but most...   Read More

Maximizing Outcomes for Children with Auditory Disorders: What are Children Hearing in the Classroom?

Jane Madell, PhD, CCC-A/SLP, LSLS Cert AVT

February 22, 2016

Why is assessing auditory functioning important? Hearing is a complex function. It is not safe to assume that a child has normal hearing or normal speech perception. A child may respond to some sounds...   Read More


Maximizing Outcomes for Children with Auditory Disorders: Auditory Brain Development - Listening for Learning

Carol Flexer, PhD, CCC-A, LSLS Cert. AVT

February 22, 2016

What is Hearing? Hearing is a first-order event for the development of spoken communication and literacy skills. Anytime the word hearing is used, we should think auditory brain development, because w...   Read More


Maximizing Outcomes for Children with Auditory Disorders: An Evidence-Based Approach to Managing Auditory Processing Disorders

Gail Whitelaw, PhD

February 22, 2016

Auditory processing disorder, or central auditory processing disorder (CAPD) is a breakdown in auditory abilities resulting in diminished learning or comprehension through hearing, even though periphe...   Read More


New RECDs and a New ANSI Standard: Revisiting RECD Basics and Applications

Susan Scollie, PhD

February 15, 2016

Dr. Susan Scollie: Verification of hearing aids is best practice, because we know that people of all ages vary in their ear canal acoustics (Bagatto et al., 2002; Saunders & Morgan, 2003). If we don't...   Read More


Introducing the New Widex UNIQUE: Because Every Situation is Unique

Janelle Shaw, AuD, Ryan Antonio, Leslie Staverman, AuD

February 15, 2016

Widex has a long legacy, for a number of reasons. Number one is sound quality and the ease of listening. Those of you who have worked with Widex know what our hearing aids sound like. If you are new t...   Read More

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