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A Quantitative & Qualitative Approach Towards Evaluating OTC Hearing Aids
AudiologyOnline CEU courses
Presented by Amyn Amlani, PhD, Kevin Liebe, AuD
Recorded Webinar
Course: #38269Level: Introductory1 Hour
In the new era of self-directed care, the market is expected to offer several amplification technology options for consumers with self-perceived, mild to moderate hearing loss (and their clinicians). A gap exists as to the ability of individuals to make an informed choice about what technology is best suited for their hearing needs. In this presentation, we provide attendees with information about a new approach that provides consumers with quantitative and qualitative measures regarding electroacoustic performance and perceptual benefits. In addition, we describe how this approach will assist consumers and professionals in navigating this evolving landscape.

Unlock the Potential: Widex Sound Assist
Widex CEU courses
Presented by Susan de Bondt, AuD
Recorded Webinar
Course: #38259Level: Intermediate0.5 Hours
This course introduces Widex Sound Assist – an all-in-one multi-functional accessory that meets a variety of hearing aid users’ special situational listening needs.

Introduction to CaptionCall and Internet Protocol Captioned Telephone Service
CaptionCall CEU courses
Presented by Stephen DeMari
Live WebinarTue, Feb 7, 2023 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #38306Level: Introductory1 Hour
People with hearing loss are at a distinct disadvantage compared to people with normal hearing when communicating on the telephone. This course gives an informative view of the FCC-regulated Internet Protocol Captioning Telephone Service, eligibility requirements, and the difference clear communication makes on an individual’s well-being.

Over the Counter (OTC) Hearing Aids: Misperceptions and Misinformation
AudiologyOnline CEU courses
Presented by Thomas A. Powers, PhD
Live WebinarWed, Feb 8, 2023 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #38299Level: Intermediate1 Hour
The Over the counter (OTC) hearing aid regulations issued by the FDA went into effect on October 17, 2022. The distinction between OTC or self-fit OTC devices does not appear to be clear, and in some cases deceptive. The flood of devices and claims further cloud the decision pathway for consumer and professionals. Amazon recently initiated a review of all devices on their site to ensure they have met the appropriate clearances and labeling as required under regulations. Several examples of correct labeling and claims, as well as those that are considered suspect are discussed. Examples of questions that both consumer and professionals should be asking when looking into OTC devices are discussed.

Promoting Hearing Care Literacy to the Medical Community
Signia CEU courses
Presented by Brian Taylor, AuD, Robert Tysoe
Course: #38262Level: Intermediate0.5 Hours
With the advent of OTC devices, it is believed that a growing number of people will take ownership of their condition and self-direct their care. Given the gatekeeper status of physicians and other licensed medical personnel, it is imperative they thoroughly understand the consequences of untreated hearing loss as well as the variety of treatment options. This podcast lays the foundation for how hearing care professionals can better educate the medical community about hearing loss and the assortment of device-related options.

Patient-Focused Wireless Accessories
Starkey CEU courses
Presented by Michele Hurley, AuD, FAAA
Live WebinarFri, Feb 24, 2023 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #38295Level: Intermediate0.5 Hours
Connectivity is an expectation with today’s hearing devices, and wireless accessories are not just an add-on. They can enhance a patient’s ability to hear and understand better in a wide range of situations. Starkey fulfills those expectations with a full family of 2.4 GHz wireless accessories. This session will provide an overview of the wireless accessories that meet any patient’s listening needs, including the TV Streamer, Remote Mic+, Mini Mic, Table Mic, and Remote Control.

Embrace OTCs for Hearing Health
CareCredit & Allegro Credit CEU courses
Presented by Alicia Spoor, AuD
Live WebinarTue, Feb 28, 2023 at 3:00 pm EST
Course: #38326Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Alicia D.D. Spoor, Au.D. discusses the role of OTCs as a hearing industry disruptor and provides practical advice and tips on how OTCs can be incorporated into any business model.

20Q: OTC Hearing Aids - They've Arrived!
AudiologyOnline CEU courses
Presented by Thomas A. Powers, PhD
Course: #38091Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This article covers 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? Further discussion if FDA 510(k) is required? Where will they be sold? Return for credit allowed? How do they relate to state dispensing laws? And much more.

Signia Expert Series: What Did They Say? Potential Solutions for Helping Patients Hear the Television
Signia CEU courses
Presented by Erin Picou, AuD, PhD, Haiping Huang, AuD
Recorded Webinar
Course: #37895Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Watching television or movies at home is a very common leisure activity for adults. Yet, people with hearing loss often struggle to hear the television. This presentation will discuss the importance of television or movie viewing and will offer some evidence-based solutions for improving the television viewing experience for adults with hearing loss.

Let's Get Real About Outcome Measures: Practice Solutions for Evaluating Success
INVENTIS • Audiology & Balance Equipment CEU courses
Presented by Elizabeth Thompson, AuD
Recorded Webinar
Course: #37885Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This session walks clinicians through the setup of the real-ear equipment in a real office environment, how to structure patient appointments for measuring patient outcomes, integrating real-ear measures with hearing aid adjustments and what to look for in hearing aid fitting. In addition, we will discuss how you can think outside the test box and use the real-ear equipment to evaluate alternative devices like Apple Airpods, OTC devices and more. The goal of the course is to not only deliver practical solutions that you can integrate into your office today but also expand your thinking about ways to use real-ear in your practice.

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