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Will Cognitive Screenings Become a Standard Practice in Audiology Care?

Jason Galster, PhD

May 8, 2017

Do you foresee the development of a cognitive screening tool designed specifically for hearing healthcare professionals?   Read More

   


Have There Been Any New Changes to Phonak Sky V, CROS II or Roger Focus?

Angela Pelosi

March 7, 2017

Since Phonak Sky V, CROS II and Roger Focus have been available in the market for a while, are there any new changes you have made to them?   Read More

   


How Can I Access the COSI and APHAB Questionnaires in Noah?

Ann Monnens

August 26, 2013

How can I access the COSI and APHAB questionnaires in Noah?   Read More

  


How can Oticon Intiga Impact Patient Acceptance of their First Hearing Aid?

Don Schum, PhD

April 29, 2013

How can Oticon Intiga impact my patients’ experience and acceptance of first-time amplification?   Read More

 


How Can I Help Patients Who Are ‘Not Ready’ for Hearing Aids?

Anna Karlsson Lejon

April 8, 2013

I have some patients with hearing loss who, for whatever reasons, are not ready for hearing aids. I’m wondering if an assistive device could help them overcome their reluctance to use amplifica...   Read More

 


What Factors Drive Patient Success with First-time Amplification?

Donald J. Schum, PhD

March 11, 2013

I am trying to lower the hearing aid return-for-credit rate in my practice, but it seems like there are only so many aspects of the fitting that I, as the professional, can control. How can manufactu...   Read More

 


How Can I Determine Amplification Readiness?

Donald J. Schum, PhD

January 7, 2013

I have patients that come in every day, some seemingly more interested in hearing aids than others, even though the majority of them are self-referred. How can I impact their decision to move forward...   Read More

 


How Can I Assess Patient State-of-Mind for Hearing Aids?

Donald J. Schum, PhD

November 5, 2012

How can I tell which patients are really “ready” for hearing aids? Some patients who seem ready end up returning instruments, and some patients who don’t seem ready end up as succes...   Read More

 


Getting the Most out of LACE

Kevin Lindemann

October 22, 2012

Is there any way to better incorporate the LACE (Listening and Communication Enhancement) rehabilitation program into my office, or do I have to refer patients directly online to purchase it?   Read More

  


HASP Self-Assessment Inventory

Gary Jacobson, PhD

January 23, 2012

I'm looking for a new self-assessment inventory to use with my patients, and I've heard about a scale called the HASP. Could you tell me more about it, and where I can find it? Also, does it have comp...   Read More

 


What Factors Affect Patient Recall of Counseling

Brian Urban, AuD

May 9, 2011

What factors affect a patient's ability to remember information from our counseling session, and what factors can I control? It seems that I am repeating myself too often from session to session with...   Read More

 


How Do I Ensure My Patients Understand Test Results?

Brian Urban, AuD

March 28, 2011

What can I do to ensure my patients understand the results and recommendations? I provide them with a copy of their audiogram and walk them through it, but it doesn't seem to be enough.   Read More

 


Using the APHAB and HHIE/HHIA on your Practice Website

Robyn Cox, PhD, Craig W. Newman, PhD

January 24, 2011

Do we need to worry about copyright infringement if we post the APHAB or Hearing Handicap Inventory on our website? We would like to be able to have patients fill this out prior to their scheduled app...   Read More

 


When Your Patient's Grown Children are Pushing for Hearing Aids

Donald J. Schum, PhD

November 2, 2009

How do you deal with patients who don't want hearing aids, but their adult children want you to fit them with hearing aids anyway?   Read More

 


Stages of Grief as they Apply to Acceptance of Hearing Loss

Donald J. Schum, PhD

September 21, 2009

Do the Kubler-Ross five stages of grief apply to people with hearing loss who are in denial?   Read More

 


Hearing Loss Simulations and Counseling

Brian Fligor, ScD, CCC-A

August 10, 2009

In counseling musicians about hearing conservation and noise induced hearing loss, have you found hearing loss simulators to be useful?   Read More

 


Financial Considerations and Hearing Aid Counseling

Donald J. Schum, PhD

July 27, 2009

How does the financial burden of hearing aids affect an audiologist's motivational interviewing during hearing aid counseling?   Read More

 


Auditory Training Software Programs for Adults

Brian Taylor, AuD

April 20, 2009

I'm looking for auditory training software programs designed for use with hearing-impaired adults (and less importantly children). Could you give me the names of companies that offer such programs?   Read More


Poor Pitch Perception and Poor CI Benefit

Patricia Chute, EdD, CCC-A

April 13, 2009

One of the tests in Sound and Beyond measures pitch discrimination. In our clinic, most CI users score close to 100% on this pretest. Occasionally, students will score at chance. These students tend t...   Read More

 


Speech Mapping with the AURICAL Visible Speech System

Kenneth Smith, AuD

March 26, 2007

I have been looking at speech mapping as a tool in my clinic. Do you have any example application on how to use it?   Read More

 


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