Utilizing real-ear measures (REM) during the hearing aid fitting process is a recommended best-practice. However, the use of REM has been relatively low due to reports that it can be time-consuming. Learn how with Starkey’s real ear measurement integration within the Inspire fitting software, clinicians can match frequency response to targets in less than 10 minutes! This session will provide an overview of Starkey’s latest healthable hearing technology and discuss REM integration including compatible real ear equipment and compatible Starkey products. The full process will be illustrated.
Course created on September 10, 2020
- After this course learners will be able to explain the basic reasons to utilize real ear measures and common functions of real ear measures in a hearing aid fitting.
- After this course learners will be able to describe which real ear equipment and Starkey hearing aids are compatible with the new real ear system within Inspire.
- After this course learners will be able to discuss the process for using the new real ear system within Inspire.
|5-15 Minutes||REM overview and why REM is an important part of the fitting process|
|15-30 Minutes||Inspire Target Match compatibility; REM systems and Starkey hearing aids|
|30-55 Minutes||Target Match tool and process|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary and Q&A|
Education and Training Division
Andrea Hannan-Dawkes joined the Education and Training Division of Starkey Labs in November 2010. Her current responsibilities include assisting in the development of educational materials, leading training classes and assisting with course offerings available through Audiology Online. She earned her Master of Arts in Audiology from the University of Maryland at College Park and her Doctor of Audiology degree from the Arizona School of Health Sciences. Andrea has worked in clinical audiology settings in California, Texas, New York, and South Carolina. She has also spent time working in the area of hearing aid research. She currently resides in Charleston, South Carolina with her family.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Starkey in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event focuses on Starkey products and services and will not include info on other products or services.
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