Verification of hearing aid gain and output is a critical aspect of the hearing aid fitting process. Join our experts as they discuss key elements and recent advances of these real-ear measures. Additionally, they present their views on the use of verification to successfully manage challenging cases to optimize outcomes.
Course created on April 26, 2021
- After this course, participants will be able to describe key elements and techniques of the verification process.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe when and how to use frequency lowering.
- After this course, participants will be able to list tips for improving speech intelligibility with challenging audiometric configurations
|0-40 Minutes||Dr. Mueller reviews the advancements in verification|
|40-80 Minutes||Dr. Jorgensen reviews challenges with complex cases and examples|
|80-120 Minutes||Dr. Scollie presents information on frequency lowering|
Dr. H. Gustav Mueller holds faculty positions with Vanderbilt University, the University of Northern Colorado and Rush University. He is a consultant for WSAudiology and Contributing Editor for AudiologyOnline, where he has the monthly column “20Q With Gus.” Dr. Mueller is a Founder of the American Academy of Audiology and a Fellow of the American Speech and Hearing Association. He has co-authored over ten books on hearing aids and hearing aid fitting, including the recent three-volume Modern Hearing Aids series, and the clinical text on Speech Mapping and Probe Microphone Measures. Gus is the co-founder of the popular website www.earTunes.com, and resides on a tropic North Dakota island, just outside the city of Bismarck.
Lindsey Jorgensen is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of South Dakota. At USD, she is graduate level faculty, is a graduate clinical educator, and serves on various university committees. In these capacities she teaches graduate level amplification and aural rehabilitation courses and supervises students in direct audiologic patient care in the clinic. Dr. Jorgensen mentors AuD students and conducts research in the areas of hearing aids, hearing assistive technology along with the interaction between hearing device use and cognitive ability. Lindsey is also on the Board of Directors for the Academy with a 2019-2022 term.
Dr. Scollie is a Professor in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, and the Director of the National Centre for Audiology at Western University, in the Faculty of Health Sciences. Dr. Scollie’s research focuses on development of fitting and verification algorithms and procedures for high technology hearing aids, evaluation of outcomes, and knowledge translation of evidence to clinical practice, hearing aid prescription, and early hearing detection and intervention.
Financial: Dr. Lindsey Jorgensen is a paid guest presenter for Natus Medical Incorporated. Dr. Jorgensen is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of South Dakota. Non-financial: Dr. Jorgensen is on the Board of Directors for the American Academy of Audiology with a 2019-2022 term.
Financial: Dr. Susan Scollie is a paid guest presenter for Natus Medical Incorporated. Dr. Scollie is a Professor in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, and the Director of the National Centre for Audiology at Western University, in the Faculty of Health Sciences. Non-financial: Dr. Susan Scollie has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Natus in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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