This article discusses autoREMfit hearing aid fitting, how it compares to best practices in hearing aid verification, and provides considerations and recommendations for professionals using autoREMfit to help optimize accuracy.
Course created on July 9, 2018
- After this course learners will be able to define autoREMfit and explain its purpose in hearing aid fitting.
- After this course learners will be able to compare autoREMfit to hearing aid verification using other procedures such as speechmapping and in situ fit.
- After this course learners will be able to list and explain suggestions for maximizing accuracy when using autoREMfit for verifying hearing aids.
H. Gustav Mueller, PhD
Dr. H. Gustav Mueller holds faculty positions with Vanderbilt University, the University of Northern Colorado and Rush University. He is a consultant for Sivantos Group and Contributing Editor for AudiologyOnline. Dr. Mueller is a Founder of the American Academy of Audiology and a Fellow of the American Speech and Hearing Association. He has published extensively in the areas of diagnostic audiology and hearing aid applications, and has co-authored ten books on hearing aids and hearing aid fitting, including the recent three-volume Modern Hearing Aids series, and the clinical handbook Speech Mapping and Probe Microphone Measures. Gus is the co-founder of the popular website www.earTunes.com, and resides on a North Dakota island, just outside of Bismarck.
Todd A. Ricketts, PhD
Todd A. Ricketts, PhD, CCC-A is a professor in the Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He is also Vice Chair for Graduate Studies in the Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences and the Director of the Dan Maddox Hearing Aid Research Laboratory. Dr. Ricketts has published more than 100 articles and book chapters and provided over 300 presentations both nationally and internationally. He continues to pursue a very active federally- and industry-funded research program studying the interaction between hearing aids and other hearing assistive technologies, listening environment, and individual differences as they impact the listening and communication experience. He was named a Fellow of the American Speech Language and Hearing Association in 2006 and received an editor’s award from the American Journal of Audiology in 2008. He is a past editor-in-chief of the quarterly journal Trends in Amplification, a past chair of the Vanderbilt Institutional Review Board, a past associate editor for the Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, and has served on the board of directors of the American Academy of Audiology. In addition to his research and service, Todd teaches and mentors students at Vanderbilt.
Todd Ricketts: Financial: Todd Ricketts is an employee of Vanderbilt University. Non-financial: Todd Ricketts serves on the board of directors of the American Academy of Audiology.
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