New hearing aid users come to our offices with requirements that push hearing instruments’ technology in new directions. It is not only about hearing better in noise. It is also about hearing well in complex noise, where the competing signal is also speech. In this training we will try to provide our attendees with strategies to identify those needs and deliver the solutions that patients are looking for.
Course created on September 7, 2017
- After this course learner will be able to identify technology that best addresses specific hearing losses and lifestyles.
- After this course learner will be able to describe best practices in the selection of accessories to couple hearing instruments with current gadgets.
- After this course learner will be able to describe best practices when counseling patients in the uses of accessories with their hearing instruments.
|0-20 Minutes||Introduction and Overview of wireless technology in ear to ear communication and hearing instrument control.|
|20-45 Minutes||Accessories that improve hearing aid user satisfaction.|
|45-55 Minutes||Best practices when instructing patients in the use of current hearing instrument technology.|
|55-60 Minutes||Conclusion; Q and A|
Carlos Abreu, MD
Dr. Abreu earned his medical degree from the Iberoamerican University in Dominican Republic. After earning his specialty degree he went on to practice Otology for 9 years. In 2009 he moved to the United States to join Rexton’s Audiology department. He currently develops education material for Rexton on Audiology and hearing technology. He is also part of the training staff providing group and individual training on new technology and hearing instrument verification.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Rexton in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event focuses on Rexton products and services and will not include info on other products or services.
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Association of Hearing Instrument Practitioners of Ontario
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International Hearing Society
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