Research has shown the benefits of bimodal stimulation in structured clinical trials, but clinical patients may require programming outside of the standard fitting flow. This presentation will discuss bimodal fitting considerations for hearing aid fitting clinicians to help patients get the most of their bimodal stimulation.
Course created on August 30, 2019
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- After this course learners will be able to identify 3 benefits of bimodal fittings compared to unilateral CI fittings.
- After this course learners will be able to explain how to complete an optimal bimodal fitting of a hearing aid.
- After this course learners will be able to explain how to program an optimal streaming program and system for bimodal streaming.
|5-15 Minutes||Overview of Bimodal Fitting Flow|
|15-25 Minutes||Fitting Consideration #1: Hearing aid verification|
|25-35 Minutes||Fitting Consideration #2: Hearing Aid directionality|
|35-45 Minutes||Fitting Consideration #3: Music Perception|
|45-55 Minutes||Fitting Consideration #4: Tinnitus|
Neil Wright is a senior audiologist in Global Audiology at GN Hearing based in Chicago, IL. In this role, Neil conducts clinical trials of new hearing aid technology, as well as facilitates the testing and development of hearing aid fitting software. He earned his AuD at Northwestern University and is Board Certified in Audiology.
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