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How Does AURICAL Support Tinnitus Assessment and Management?

Wendy Switalski, AuD

October 5, 2015

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I'm thinking about adding tinnitus management services to my practice. How does AURICAL support tinnitus assessment and management?

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With AURICAL, the tinnitus measurement data created using the tinnitus module in MADSEN® Astera2 can be viewed in the PMM module via the OTOsuite software. The tinnitus markers are available in both Real Ear and Coupler modes. This makes it easier to apply tinnitus measurement data in the fitting and verification process, resulting in a precise fitting of the hearing instrument and/or sound therapy device.

MADSEN Astera2 is the only clinical audiometer with a dedicated tinnitus evaluation module and tinnitus-specific questionnaires and psychoacoustic tests built in, and these enhancements now carry that valuable information through to the fitting process.

You may find the following information helpful as you prepare to offer tinnitus services: our AudiologyOnline interview on tinnitus assessment and management, as well as our CEU webinar on tinnitus assessment.  Thank you for your question and wishing you all the best with this important and growing area of patient care.  For more information about AURICAL, please visit www.audiologysystems.com or the Otometrics / Audiology Systems Expo Page on AudiologyOnline. 


wendy switalski

Wendy Switalski, AuD

Audiology Development Manager, Audiology Systems

Wendy Switalski, Au.D. is the audiology development manager at Audiology Systems Inc. Prior to joining the company, Dr. Switalski owned a private audiology practice in metro-Detroit and served as a consultant to Otometrics, a leading manufacturer of hearing and balance equipment. She currently provides quarterly audiology care for the South Pacific territory of American Samoa. Dr. Switalski holds a master’s degree in audiology from the University of Northern Colorado, an M.B.A. from Saginaw Valley State University, and a doctor of audiology degreefrom the Pennsylvania College of Optometry School of Audiology.


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