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

Health Insurance: Should Hearing Aids Be Included?

Alison M. Grimes, MA, Pauline Casey

May 14, 2001

Provision of hearing aids through health insurance plans is a development audiologists should welcome and encourage. Provision of hearing aids must occur in an environment of comprehensive audiologica...   Read More

Real-Ear Measurement: Basic Terminology and Procedures

John Pumford, MClSc, AUD(C), Sheila Sinclair, MClSc

May 7, 2001

The advent and clinical implementation of probe microphone real-ear measurements has introduced hearing health care professionals to a range of new terminology and procedures. Often, confusion arises...   Read More

Roles in Successful Hearing Aid Fitting: Consumers, Audiologists and Manufacturers

Julie Purdy, PhD

April 30, 2001

We've all been bombarded with concepts and ideas to help us be more effective and efficient while fitting patients with hearing aids. Some ideas, such as real-ear measurements and target formulas, as...   Read More

The American Tinnitus Association: A Resource for Enhancing Tinnitus Patient Services

Cheryl McGinnis, MBA

April 23, 2001

The American Tinnitus Association (ATA) assists healthcare providers in serving patients who have, or are learning to cope with, tinnitus. An estimated 40-50 million people in the United States experi...   Read More

Auditory Fusion Test-Revised

Robert Keith, PhD

April 16, 2001

There has been recent interest in temporal processing disorders following the ASHA Task Force on Central Auditory Processing (ASHA, 1996) and more recently, the American Academy of Audiology Consensus...   Read More

Audio Verification Environment: How to Present and Assess Real World Performance in the Office

Diane M. Russ, MA, CCC-A, Greg Olsen

April 9, 2001

Providing appropriate amplification for patients is often more art than science. Even though the tools we use when fitting amplification, such as test protocols, speech materials, and even the hearing...   Read More

Two Ears - Two Aids? Well, Yes and No!

James Jerger, PhD

April 2, 2001

In a memorable scene from 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' the Knave of Hearts is on trial for the theft of tarts. The King of Hearts asks the jury for its verdict, but the Queen of Hearts objects....   Read More


Expensive Hearing Aids: Investing in Technology And the Audiologist's Time.

Mark Ross, PhD, Douglas Beck, AuD

March 26, 2001

Many people complain about the high cost of hearing aids. For the average person, digital hearing aids represent a significant financial investment. Nonetheless, one advantage of expensive hearing aid...   Read More


Auditory Processing Disorders and Dyslexic Children.

Deborah Moncrieff, PhD

March 19, 2001

More children with learning and reading disabilities are being referred to audiologists for hearing and auditory processing evaluations. In the past, children with these problems were evaluated by edu...   Read More

Hearing Loss Associated with Aging

Julie Purdy, PhD

March 12, 2001

Zwaardemaker is credited with documenting the reduction of high-frequency hearing associated with increased age in 1891. His interest, however, involved determining the highest frequency heard at vari...   Read More

An Advanced Graphic Equalizer Hearing Aid: Going Beyond Your Home Audio System

Merritt Johns, MS, Victor Bray, PhD

March 5, 2001

M.S., Manager of Marketing Communications , Ph.D., Vice-President for Auditory Research 2795 East Cottonwood Parkway, Suite 660 Salt Lake City, Utah 84121-7036 As a consumer you desire the best sound...   Read More

The NAL-NL1 Fitting Method

Ted Venema, PhD

February 26, 2001

Audiologists have an odd job to begin with, and then, every year or so, they have to absorb and understand yet another new fitting method. Our arsenal includes a plethora of hearing aid fitting protoc...   Read More

Performance of Children with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome On Selected Tasks of Central Auditory Processing

Stephanie Martin, PhD, Bonnie M. Baxter, David R. McCormack, Cheryl Gerard

February 19, 2001

Stephanie Tarrant Martin, PhD Minot State University Minot, North Dakota Bonnie McMillan Baxter, MS Lakeland Regional Health Authority Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, Canada David R. McCormack, PhD Minot...   Read More


Digital Wireless Telephones and Hearing Aids

Linda Kozma-Spytek, MA, CCC-A, CED

February 12, 2001

The introduction of digital wireless technologies in the mid-1990s created a potential new barrier to accessible phone communication for hearing aid wearers. When digital wireless telephones are in cl...   Read More


Hearing Conservation: Is Compliance Effective?

Lee D. Hager

January 30, 2001

Noise has been with us since the beginning of the Industrial Age, but it wasn't until about World War II that programs were developed to protect workers from its' effects. A combination of research, s...   Read More

Hearing Conservation in the US: A Historical Perspective

Thomas D. Thunder, MA, FAAA

January 25, 2001

The Noise Exposure Regulation became effective in 1971.1 So OSHA has been enforcing its regulations for 30 years. Since 1983, OSHA's regulation has included an amendment to require specific components...   Read More

You Want to Put That CIC Where?? A Primer on CROS Fittings Using CICs

Donald Hayes, PhD

January 17, 2001

I have written this paper as an introduction to the use of Completely in the Canal (CIC) instruments for transcranial CROS fittings. It is intended as a set of guidelines for clinicians who have had l...   Read More

Annoyance and Hearing Aids

Donald J. Schum, PhD

January 17, 2001

Donald J. Schum, Ph.D. Vice President of Audiology & Professional Relations for Oticon, Inc Listening to amplified speech through hearing aids all day can lead to fatigue and annoyance. Although they...   Read More

An Outline of Cued Speech

Pamela Beck

January 17, 2001

Pamela Beck Manager of the National Cued Speech Association Information Services Cued Speech makes spoken languages visible. It provides cued hearing, cued speechreading, cued phonemes and cued langua...   Read More


Integrating Counseling Skills into Existing Audiology Practices.

Kris English, PhD

January 4, 2001

The distance learning Audiology Doctorate (Au.D.) program offered by Central Michigan and Vanderbilt University Bill Wilkerson Center includes a core class in counseling (CDO 853, "Psychosocial Aspect...   Read More

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