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20Q: Effective Counseling = Information + Feelings

David Citron III, PhD

April 9, 2018

This article is written in an engaging Q & A style and discusses relevant counseling principles and tools from psychology that may help audiologists facilitate positive patient outcomes.   Read More


Hearing Loss and Emotions

Lori Rakita, AuD

April 2, 2018

A recent research study at Phonak Audiology Research Center (PARC), along with a body of currently existing evidence on emotion, suggests significant difficulty of hearing impaired listeners to unders...   Read More

Complex versus Standard Fittings: Part 3

Don Schum, PhD

April 2, 2018

In Part 3, the discussion focuses on fitting techniques to use on cases which are out of the norm. Those difficult cases that occur when there is an increased level of distortion in the auditory syste...   Read More

Cochlear Implants: Educational Planning for School-Age Children

Debra Nussbaum, MA

March 26, 2018

This course will address the numerous planning considerations for school age children using cochlear implant technology. It will discuss the many interwoven factors that impact student outcomes, effec...   Read More


20Q: Outcome Measures in Clinical Practice

John E. Tecca, PhD

March 12, 2018

A review of the definition and purpose of outcome measures in audiology, and a discussion of a new outcome measure assessing hearing aid benefit.   Read More


BrainHearing and Bone Anchored Devices: Why More Output Matters to All Users

Marcus Holmberg, PhD

February 26, 2018

This course will present the scientific basis for BrainHearing and how that relates to the Ponto family and bone anchored hearing devices in general. We strongly believe that a higher maximum output s...   Read More

Complex versus Standard Fittings: Part 2

Don Schum, PhD

February 20, 2018

In Part 2 of this three part series, the concept of Exception Discovery is introduced. The discussion focuses on situations where hearing thresholds may drive hearing aid fittings that are not as opti...   Read More

The Rules of the Game: Contracting, Credentialing and Negotiating with Managed Care in Audiology

Kim Cavitt, AuD

February 19, 2018

This course focuses on the fundamentals of third-party payer/insurance contracting and credentialing. We will explore the steps involved in enrollment and credentialing and how to decide whether or no...   Read More


20Q: Teleaudiology - The Future is Now

Chad Gladden, AuD

February 12, 2018

An engaging Q & A discussion of teleaudiology applications and outcomes, with examples from the Veterans Administration.   Read More


Making Sports Accessible to Student Athletes with Hearing Loss

Grant Rauterkus, Catherine Palmer, PhD

February 1, 2018

Time Out! I Didn't Hear You, was published in 1996 as a resource to support the participation of student athletes with hearing loss in high school athletics. This article describes a project to update...   Read More


The Important Role of Otoacoustic Emissions (OAEs) in Preschool Hearing Screening

James W. Hall, PhD III

January 23, 2018

Otoacoustic emissions (OAEs) are essential for successful hearing screening in the preschool population. This course reviews the importance of preschool hearing screening for successful EHDI (Early He...   Read More


Why Treat Tinnitus Patients

Robert Sweetow, PhD

January 22, 2018

This course examines Widex Zen Therapy, its rationale, components, evidence, and clinical considerations, and discusses future trends in treating tinnitus.   Read More

Signia Expert Series: Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids - Opportunity or Disaster?

Catherine Palmer, PhD

January 22, 2018

The current state of regulations is reviewed to put the OTC (over-the-counter) hearing aid conversation in context. The possible impact of OTCs on consumers and audiologists as well as how OTCs could...   Read More

The Importance of Television Closed Captioning and Captioned Telephone Service for People with Hearing Loss

Teresa Shipman, AuD

January 15, 2018

How closed captioning and captioned telephone service can help people with hearing loss have a better understanding of speech on the television and telephone.   Read More

Introduction to the Naida CI All-In-One Solution

Lori Hambrick, AuD, Katie Vaden, AuD

January 8, 2018

This course on the Naída CI All-In-One Solution includes information about the system components, features, benefits, wireless accessories, and programming.   Read More

Signia Expert Series: Hearing Aid Speech Mapping Verification - Some Explanations for Puzzling Outcomes

H. Gustav Mueller, PhD

January 4, 2018

Speech mapping has become a routine method to verify prescriptive fittings. Sometimes, however, things just don't look right, and we wonder if the problem is the equipment, the hearing aid, the patien...   Read More

Hearing from the Other Side: Understanding the Candidacy for SSD and Treatment Options

Patrick Hurley, PhD

December 15, 2017

This course will provide professionals with an up-to-date overview about treatment options for patients with conductive hearing loss, mixed hearing loss and single-sided deafness.   Read More

Complex versus Standard Fittings: Part 1

Don Schum, PhD

December 11, 2017

An examination of the assumptions that underpin our field’s typical approach to fitting amplification, its limitations, and an introduction of the concept of Residual Capabilities, which maximizes t...   Read More

MED-EL Electric-Acoustic Stimulation Clinical Trial Outcomes

Allison Racey, AuD, Meg Dillon, AuD

December 4, 2017

The study design and important outcomes from the US Clinical Trial for Electric-Acoustic Stimulation. Data collected from study subjects will be presented within the context of the clinical trial as w...   Read More

Sound Quality as the Key to User Acceptance

Matthias Froehlich, PhD, Thomas A. Powers, PhD

November 27, 2017

Sound quality and speech recognition benefit are important to the long term benefit and use of hearing aids. This article examines key features of hearing aid signal processing that contribute to soun...   Read More

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