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20Q: Hearing Aid Levels of Technology—Supporting Research Evidence?

Patrick N. Plyler, PhD, CCC-A

February 1, 2023

This course addresses hearing aid technology levels. Specifically, the course explains what hearing aid technology levels are, summarizes current research regarding the evaluation of hearing aid techn...   Read More

 


20Q: Audiology - There’s an Art to this Science

Barnaby Growling

January 9, 2023

The importance of having a balance of knowledge and information in clinical practice. A review of anosognosia and how to counsel patients with this symptom is also discussed.   Read More

  


Universal Design Makes “Custom by ReSound” a Pleasure to Fit, Charge and Wear

M. Lisa Sjolander, AuD

January 3, 2023

The article discusses the importance of testing with users with different abilities. Further coverage of formative testing and universal design will be discussed.   Read More


Optimizing Patient Benefit in Acoustically Challenging Social Situations, Part 3: Product

Brian Taylor, AuD, Niels Søgaard Jensen, PhD

December 12, 2022

This article describes the factors associated with communicating in acoustically challenging social situations. Part 3 focus on room acoustics, signal-to-noise ratios and their consequences on older a...   Read More


Covid and Masking, A Catch 22

M. Lisa Sjolander, AuD, Kimi Nina Moeller, MA, Anthea Bott, PhD

December 12, 2022

This article provides insight in understanding the impact of COVID-19 on hearing impaired people. It describes changes in attitudes from 2021 to 2022.   Read More


20Q: Newborn Hearing Screening Brochures - Changes are Needed

Erin Margaret Picou, AuD, PhD

December 12, 2022

Newborn hearing screening brochures are provided to families around the time of the hearing screening and contain information about the screening, the results, and potential next steps. This article d...   Read More

   


20Q: OTC Hearing Aids - They've Arrived!

Thomas A. Powers, PhD

November 14, 2022

The ins and outs of what we now know about OTC hearing aid products, including an overview of the technology, gain and output limitations, and whether they are self-fitting or not.   Read More

  


Optimizing Patient Benefit in Acoustically Challenging Social Situations, Part 2: Person

Brian Taylor, AuD, Niels Søgaard Jensen, MSc

November 1, 2022

This article describes the factors associated with communicating in acoustically challenging social situations. Part 2 focus on individual factors such as peripheral hearing loss and SNR loss, how to...   Read More


20Q: Bone Conduction Hearing Devices - Updates and Future Directions

Marlene Bagatto, AuD, PhD

October 10, 2022

This article describes bone conduction hearing devices (BCHD), who are candidates, and how to fit and verify them using current clinical tools for both adults and children. Differences between percuta...   Read More

 


Optimizing Patient Benefit in Acoustically Challenging Social Situations, Part 1: Place

Brian Taylor, AuD, Niels Søgaard Jensen, MSc

October 3, 2022

This article describes the factors associated with communicating in acoustically challenging social situations. Part 1 focus on room acoustics, signal-to-noise ratios and their consequences on older a...   Read More


20Q: Measuring Clinical Productivity—the Hunt for the Right Metric

Derek Stiles, PhD

September 12, 2022

How do you know if you are working hard enough, or too hard? Is your clinic’s workload similar to others in your region? Productivity measures can help answer these questions. This article describes...   Read More

 


20Q: Hearing Aids, Hearables and the Future of Hearing Technology

Dave Kemp

August 8, 2022

This article covers the innovation occurring within today’s hearing aids and consumer hearables, and highlights the key differences between the two product-sets. In addition, the article explores th...   Read More

 


20Q: Adding Vestibular-Balance Neurodiagnostics to Your Audiology Practice

Richard E. Gans, PhD, CCC-A

July 11, 2022

Why audiologists should include vestibular-balance neurodiagnostics in their practices, and considerations for getting starting such as selecting a test battery, establishing referral sources, trainin...   Read More

  


What Big Data Has to Say About Individual Differences in Hearing Aid Use: Insights From GN Online Services (Gnos)

Anthea Bott, PhD, Tobias Piechowiak, Jennifer Groth, MA, Charlotte Thunberg Jespersen, MA

June 13, 2022

This article provides insight in hearing aid wear time from a large manufacturer database. It explores the contribution of some known variables such as hearing loss severity, age, gender, and others t...   Read More

 


20Q: Extended High Frequency Hearing Loss - Translating Science into Clinical Practice

Srikanta Mishra, PhD, CCC-A

June 13, 2022

Hearing impairment in the extended high frequencies (EHFs) can occur in the presence of a normal audiogram. This 20Q reviews the current knowledge on EHF hearing impairment and the usefulness of EHF a...   Read More

   


HIPAA for Allied Health Professionals

Kim Cavitt, AuD

May 13, 2022

Review the foundations of HIPAA privacy, security, breach notification, and marketing requirements and guidelines as they relate to hearing healthcare. This introductory course is intended for new hir...   Read More

 


20Q: Hearing Aid and Cochlear Implant Wear Time in Children - Eyes Open, Ears On!

Jace Wolfe, PhD, CCC-A

May 9, 2022

A review of research examining hearing technology wear time in children and its effect on outcomes, as well as clinical tips for optimizing hearing technology wear time in children with hearing loss.   Read More

    


Study Reveals Signia Split Processing Significantly Improves the Signal-to-Noise Ratio

Petri Korhonen, MSc (tech), Christopher Slugocki, PhD, Brian Taylor, AuD

May 1, 2022

A study describing acoustic measurements of the new split processing implemented in Signia AX hearing aids, and a comparison of those measures to the effect of other common processing algorithms, incl...   Read More


20Q: Occupational Stress and Audiologists

Diana C. Emanuel, PhD, CCC-A

April 11, 2022

This article reviews recent literature on occupational stress in audiology, discusses the need for additional research in this area, and describes ways in which individual audiologists and audiology p...   Read More


Covid-19 With Older Adults: An Update

Krista Covell-Pierson, OTR/L, BCB-PMD

March 21, 2022

Therapy practitioners serve an important role for older adults amidst COVID-19 as we address ADL, safety, quality of life, mental health, and other areas directly impacted by this virus. Our contribut...   Read More


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