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Advanced Verification: Strategies for Improving Outcomes with Challenging Cases

Course: #42852Level: Intermediate2 Hours 177 Reviews
Recorded Webinar

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

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CEUs/Hours Offered: AAA/0.2 Intermediate; ACAud/2.0; AHIP/2.0; BAA/2.0; CAA/2.0; Calif SLPAB/2.0; Calif. HADB/2.0 Hearing Aid Related; IACET/0.2; IHS/2.0; Kansas, LTS-S0035/2.0; NZAS/2.0; SAC/2.0; TX TDLR/2.0 Non-manufacturer, TX-142-22-014

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe key elements and techniques of the verification process.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe when and how to use frequency lowering.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list tips for improving speech intelligibility with challenging audiometric configurations

Agenda

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

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Dr. Gus Mueller is a paid guest presenter for Natus Medical Incorporated. Dr. Mueller holds faculty positions with Vanderbilt University, the University of Northern Colorado and Rush University. Dr. Mueller 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. Non-financial: Dr. Mueller is a Founder of the American Academy of Audiology and a Fellow of the American Speech and Hearing Association.

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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American Academy of Audiology

American Academy of Audiology

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Australian College of Audiology

Australian College of Audiology

AudiologyOnline courses are approved for Continuing Education Points by the Australian College of Audiology. Automatic ACAud Approval Number 20000. This course is offered for 2 CEP.


Association of Hearing Instrument Practitioners of Ontario

Association of Hearing Instrument Practitioners of Ontario

The Association of Hearing Instrument Practitioners of Ontario (AHIP) represents and guide its members in their practice which include, the testing and selecting, fitting and dispensing hearing instruments and associated devices in the best interest of the hard of hearing of Ontario. Audiology Online is an approved provider of approved educational activities for AHIP Members. One hour of coursework equals 1 Continuing Education Unit (CEU).


British Academy of Audiology

British Academy of Audiology

This course has been accredited with 2 CPD point/s by the British Academy of Audiology.


Canadian Academy of Audiology

Canadian Academy of Audiology

The Canadian Academy of Audiology (CAA) supports and assists its members in the attainment of continuing education towards an individual professional development plan as required by their Provincial Regulatory Colleges and Provincial Associations. Audiology Online is an approved provider of educational activities for CAA members. Each hour of activity may be counted as one Continuous Learning Activity Credit (or equivalent) as allowed by the applicable regulatory college or association.


California Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology Board

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International Hearing Society

International Hearing Society

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Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services

Kansas Department of Health and Environment: Approved for 2 continuing education clock hours for Kansas licensed Audiologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number LTS-S0035.


New Zealand Audiological Society

New Zealand Audiological Society

This course is offered for 2.0 Continuing Education points through the New Zealand Audiological Society.


Speech-Language & Audiology Canada

Speech-Language & Audiology Canada

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Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation

This course is approved by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation for 2 contact hour(s) for Hearing Instrument Fitters and Providers. No more than 10 contact hours per renewal period may be earned from an approved online continuing education course offered by an approved continuing education sponsor. No more than 5 contact hours per renewal period may be earned from an approved continuing education course offered by an approved manufacturer continuing education sponsor.


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