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

Sunset Laws: A Tutorial

December 31, 2001

The Principle of Shields Legislative Associates, an independent lobbying firm in Austin, Texas. Sunset laws are traditionally tools used in many states to periodically re-evaluate the need for existin...   Read More


Adapto: An Introduction to the New Generation of Digital Amplification.

Donald J. Schum, PhD

December 30, 2001

Despite important advances in hearing aid technology over the past decade, the hearing aid fitting experience still tends primarily be a problem solving process. The discipline of hearing aid fitting...   Read More


The Research of Denis Byrne at NAL: Implications for Clinicians Today

December 24, 2001

NOTE: This talk was presented as the Denis Byrne Memorial Lecture at ASHA, New Orleans, November 2001. In this talk I will review some of the research that Dr. Denis Byrne performed and some that he i...   Read More


A Patient's Guide to Tinnitus

December 10, 2001

What is tinnitus? Tinnitus, often described as ringing, buzzing or hissing sounds in the ears, is a symptom that can be related to almost every known hearing problem. Tinnitus can be temporary (acute)...   Read More


How To Hear In A Hands-Free World: Mobile and Cell Phone Safety Tips

December 3, 2001

The statistics are in. According to an Associated Press article this year, the government reports that nearly three percent of Americans behind the wheel at any given daytime moment are also talking o...   Read More


Thoughts on Growing our Profession: Are We Ready?

Anita T. Pikus

November 19, 2001

The profession of audiology is currently undergoing a long-awaited transformation. Audiology is rapidly being transfused with a critical and expanding mass of people bearing a unique, uniform, recogni...   Read More


NAFDA and the Au.D.: A Status Report

Jina Scherer

November 12, 2001

The National Association of Future Doctors of Audiology (NAFDA) was founded in October 1998 by Delbert F. Ault, an Au.D. candidate at the University of Louisville. NAFDA was founded for a variety of r...   Read More


Computerized Dynamic Posturography: Clinical Application & Contribution in Three Cases

Eric Miller, MSPA, Marcia Hall, PT

November 5, 2001

Computerized Dynamic Posturography (CDP) is well documented in the clinical and scientific literature as an objective method of differentiating sensory, motor, and central adaptive functional impairme...   Read More


Battery Life: Technical Issues and Answers

Dennis Carpenter

October 29, 2001

One of the first questions new hearing aid wearers ask is "How long will my batteries last." Of course, the answer is somewhat complex. To estimate battery life, a simple equation is used. Battery lif...   Read More


Middle Ear Implant: My Personal Experience

Lisa Evans-Smith

October 22, 2001

It has now been three years since I was implanted with the Symphonix Vibrant Soundbridge implantable hearing aid. In my first article, which was featured on AudiologyOnline, (Middle Ear Implant: An Au...   Read More

  


A Soliloquy to Software: Meeting NOAH System 3's Minimum Requirements and Beyond

Brad Ingrao, AuD, MS, CCC-A, FAAA

October 15, 2001

To buy, or not to buy, that is the question. Whether 'tis wiser in the pocket to suffer The fees and downtime of outrageous techies, Or to take arms against computer salesmen, And by out-witting, bend...   Read More


The H.E.A.R. Force Delivers Sonic Survival

Kathy Peck

October 8, 2001

H.E.A.R. (Hearing Education and Awareness for Rockers) is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness of the dangers of excessive noise. Noise exposure can lead to temporary and permanent...   Read More


Selection, Application and Integration of FM Systems

Patrick Henry, Liz Brassine, AuD

October 2, 2001

Despite the best hearing instruments, most hearing-impaired listeners notice they have difficulty hearing in certain situations. Understanding speech in the presence of noise (with or without hearing...   Read More


Can Omni-Directional Hearing Aids Improve Speech Understanding In Noise?

Victor Bray, PhD, Michael Valente, PhD

September 24, 2001

Victor Bray, Ph.D., Sonic Innovations, Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah and, Michael Valente, Ph.D., Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, Missouri Editor's Note: In response to inquiries g...   Read More


My Experience as an Army ''Audiology Assistant''

Josh Lopez

September 17, 2001

Editor's Note: Although we don't usually publish 'op/ed' pieces as articles, I thought this paper was particularly important at this time. I believe most practicing audiologists are probably not well...   Read More


Westone Tech Tips: Greatest Hits

Randy Morgan

September 10, 2001

EDITOR'S NOTE: We don't usually run articles like this! However, Randy Morgan and the good people at Westone wrote these wonderful "tech tips" over the last few years and published them in the online...   Read More


Beltone's Adaptive Fitting Algorithm: Combining Loudness Normalization and Loudness Equalization to Achieve Target Gain

Diane M. Russ, MA, CCC-A, Jennifer Robinson, MS

September 4, 2001

Over the past several years there have been many prescriptive fitting formulas developed and tested to fit hearing aids. These fitting formulas have evolved from providing a single target curve for li...   Read More


A Collaborative Approach to Fitting Amplification

Stephanie Martin, PhD, Larry G. Martin, AuD, Holly F. Pedersen, MS

August 27, 2001

As a result of effective universal newborn hearing screenings, identification of hearing loss occurs earlier and more frequently than ever before. Previously, hearing loss was typically not diagnosed...   Read More

     


OSHA Delays Recordkeeping Rule

Susan C. Megerson, MA, CCC-A

August 20, 2001

For those professionals working in occupational health and safety settings, one of their most complicated tasks has traditionally been the recording of work-related injuries and illnesses as required...   Read More


Protecting Your Database With NOAH 3 User Levels

Brad Ingrao, AuD, MS, CCC-A, FAAA

August 13, 2001

Your customer database is the single most valuable asset in your practice. Keeping it secure can, and often is, the difference between success and failure. NOAH 3 provides a secure environment for you...   Read More


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