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Read CEU articles and transcripts from experts in audiology and industry.

Coupler Assessment of Open Canal Hearing Instruments

Anton Gebert, Oleg Saltykov

October 5, 2009

In recent years, open canal (OC) hearing instruments have become a popular style selection for individuals with mild-to-moderate downward sloping hearing loss. One of the reasons for their popularity...   Read More


Acoustic Reflex Threshold (ART) Patterns: An Interpretation Guide for Students and Supervisors

Diana C. Emanuel, PhD, CCC-A

September 14, 2009

Students studying audiological testing enter the clinic with varying degrees of competency regarding the interpretation of acoustic reflex threshold (ART) test results. If a student clinician becomes...   Read More

    


Communication Diet Theory: An Extended Foundation for Hearing Rehabilitation

Graham Weir

August 31, 2009

Discussions among audiologists on how to best work with adults with hearing loss usually revolve around pathological or technical issues; for example, how to better understand the physiological asp...   Read More

 


Unidentified and Underserved: Cochlear Implant Candidates in the Hearing Aid Dispensing Practice

Steve Huart, AuD

August 17, 2009

The vast majority of patients with hearing loss visiting a typical audiology private practice or hearing aid dispensing office can be helped with hearing aids. Conventional wisdom would suggest that v...   Read More

 


Audiologic Rehabilitation with Adults & Significant Others: Is it Really Worth It?

Jill E. Preminger, PhD

July 27, 2009

It is well understood that hearing loss reduces the audibility of speech and thus impairs communication (Revoile, 1999). It has also been clearly demonstrated that experiencing a hearing loss reduces...   Read More

 


Cost-Effective Hearing Health Care Services in Long-Term Care Facilities

Debra Busacco, PhD, CCC-A, FAAA

July 20, 2009

The demographics of the aging population in the United States are changing rapidly. In 2008, an estimated 37 million people, 13% of the U.S. population, was 65 years of age and older. By 2030, it is p...   Read More

 


Factors in the Perception of Environmental Sounds by Patients with Cochlear Implants

Valeriy Shafiro, PhD, Brian Gygi, Min-Yu Cheng, Jay Vachhani, Megan Mulvey

July 13, 2009

Valeriy Shafiro1, Brian Gygi2, Min-Yu Cheng1, Jay Vachhani1, Megan Mulvey1 1Rush University Medical Center, Communication Disorders and Sciences 2Veterans Affairs of Northern California Hearing impair...   Read More

 


An Introduction to Reflective Practice for Audiologists

Stella Ng, MSc

June 29, 2009

Picture a high, hard ground overlooking a swampy lowland. This landscape represents your practice. As audiologists, we are most frequently found working on what reflective practice theorist Donald Sch...   Read More


Advanced Technology Fittings - Customizing Features

Donald J. Schum, PhD

June 22, 2009

Editor's Note: This is part of a series of six expert seminar presentations and articles on the human side of the fitting process. This series is being presented throughout 2009, and is designed to wa...   Read More


A Montage of Outstanding Questions and Clinical Applications of Otoacoustic Emissions

Jill B. Meltzer, AuD, Sumitrajit Dhar, PhD

June 8, 2009

Jill B. Meltzer, Au.D., North Shore Audio-Vestibular Lab, Highland Park, Illinois Sumitrajit Dhar, Ph.D., The Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwester...   Read More


Measuring Quality in Your Practice: First Rate Clinical Practices = Unsurpassed Business Success

Brian Taylor, AuD

June 1, 2009

Quality can be difficult to define, but to paraphrase a U.S. Supreme Court justice's ruling on a far more tawdry subject; most people know it when they see it. This rather loose definition of quali...   Read More


"Consumer Connection" is theme at HIA

Hearing Journal

April 28, 2009

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Managing Patient Expectations

Donald J. Schum, PhD

April 13, 2009

Editor's Note: This is part of a series of six expert seminar presentations and articles on the human side of the fitting process. This series is being presented throughout 2009, and is designed to wa...   Read More

 


Adults with Severe Hearing Losses: Practical Approaches to Making Hearing Aid Selection Decisions

Brian Taylor, AuD

March 30, 2009

Patients with severe and profound hearing loss can be challenging to fit with amplification. Furthermore, our experience tells us that many of the advanced features implemented in modern hearing aids...   Read More

 


Resume Redux - Tips for Tough Times

Martie Ormsby, Carolyn Smaka

March 23, 2009

Redux is Latin for 'brought back' or 'revisited'. During these challenging economic times, whether you're actively seeking a new job, biding your time waiting for the economy to turn in order to make...   Read More

 


The Performance Perceptual Test (PPT): Clinical Applications

Gabrielle H. Saunders, PhD

March 2, 2009

It is not uncommon for audiologists to encounter patients whose reported hearing difficulties seem misaligned with his or her measured hearing difficulties. For instance, there are those patients who...   Read More

 


Subjective and Objective Measures of Hearing Aid Outcome

Lisa Lucks Mendel, PhD, CCC-A

February 9, 2009

It is well documented that individuals who have hearing loss often complain of considerable difficulty understanding speech, especially in a background of noise. Recent advancements and improvements i...   Read More


Motivating the Older Patient to Take Action

Donald J. Schum, PhD

February 9, 2009

Editor's Note: This is part of a series of six expert seminar presentations and articles on the human side of the fitting process. This series is being presented throughout 2009, and is designed to wa...   Read More

 


Discovery/Fulfillment: A Consultative Selling System for Audiologists

Brian Taylor, AuD

January 26, 2009

In many respects, communication skills may be the most important asset of an effective audiologist. In fact, one of the hallmarks of a successful audiologist is the ability to be a great listener and...   Read More

 


Severe Hearing Loss - Recommendations for Fitting Amplification

Pamela Souza, PhD

January 19, 2009

As audiologists, we are accustomed to categorizing hearing loss from mild to profound. Is severe loss just a point on a continuum, somewhere between moderate and profound, or are patients with severe...   Read More


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