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Applications of Direct-to-Consumer Hearing Devices for Adults with Hearing Loss

Course: #29630Level: Intermediate1 Hour 108 Reviews
Recorded Webinar

Direct-to-consumer hearing devices have become popular in recent days. This talk will present a summary of literature review on applications of direct-to-consumer hearing devices for adults with hearing loss. The summary is presented on three themes, including: (1) personal sound amplification products (PSAPs); (2) direct-mail hearing aids; and (3) over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids.

Please note: You may earn ABA Tier 1 credits for this course if you complete it as part of the course 29916, "Navigating the Risks and Rewards of Non-Custom Amplification Devices." Course 29916 contains recordings of all five events from our 2017 PSAP series. ABA Tier 1 CEUs can be earned only when all modules are completed as part of course 29916.

Course created on August 16, 2017

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CEUs/Hours Offered: AAA/0.1 Intermediate; ACAud/1.0; AHIP/1.0; ASHA/0.1 Intermediate, Professional; BAA/1.0; CAA/1.0; IACET/0.1; IHS/1.0; Kansas, LTS-S0035/1.0; NZAS/1.0; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to define and name different types of direct-to-consumer hearing devices.
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to discuss the benefits and limitations of direct-to-consumer hearing devices.
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to discuss the practice implications of direct-to-consumer hearing devices.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes Definitions
10-15 Minutes Method
15-25 Minutes Electroacoustic characteristics
25-35 Minutes Consumer surveys
35-45 Minutes Outcome studies
45-50 Minutes Study implications
50-60 Minutes Summary, Q & A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Vinaya Manchaiah is employed by Lamar University. He has authored several publications. He received an honorarium from AudiologyOnline for this presentation. Non-financial: Vinaya Manchaiah served as the Board of Director of British Academy of Audiology and the President of an NGO – Audiology India, which he co-founded.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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Association of Hearing Instrument Practitioners of Ontario

Association of Hearing Instrument Practitioners of Ontario

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

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British Academy of Audiology

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