This presentation focuses on the importance of performing Probe Microphone Measures (PMM)/Real Ear Measures (REM) for all pediatrics fitting and the adverse short- and long-term ramifications of not using evidence-based practice on language, social and emotional outcomes for children. A brief history of PMM’s will be covered and case presentations will be discussed.
Course created on October 5, 2020
- After this course learners will be able to discuss the history and use of PMM’s.
- After this course learners will be able to explain how to best match prescribed targets.
- After this course learners will be able to discuss the adverse outcomes on children who do not have appropriately fit hearing aids.
|0-15 Minutes||Introduction to REM / PMM|
|15-45 Minutes||Review case studies|
|45-60 Minutes||Summarize and discuss need for pediatric verification and tips for testing children|
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Director of Audiology at Child's Voice
Dr. Dawn Violetto is Director of Audiology at Child's Voice, the premier listening and spoken language school in Northern Illinois and has over 24 years of experience in pediatric audiology. At Child's Voice, Dawn serves the children and families by performing many functions as both an educational and diagnostic audiologist and also serves as a preceptor for doctoral students. Dawn received her BA and MA in Audiology from Northern Illinois University and her Doctorate in Audiology from Arizona school of Health Sciences at AT Still University. Dawn has served on the Illinois New Born Hearing Advisory Committee, the Illinois New Born Hearing Collaborative and was involved in introducing the ECHO program in the state. She currently serves on the Illinois JCIH workgroup and the Illinois state SIAC Health Subcommitte Hearing Ad Hoc work group.
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