This course is designed to present new key evidence related to the use of Oticon Ponto 4 Bone Anchored Hearing System in the pediatric population. This course will demonstrate how signal processing in the Ponto 4 (OpenSound Navigator) differs from traditional signal processing strategies, and how these differences open the possibility of signal processing at younger ages.
Course created on April 21, 2021
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how traditional directional microphone systems work, and list the assumptions that are made by these systems.
- After this course, participants will be able to list the three modules of OpenSound Navigator and describe what happens at each stage.
- After this course participants will be able to describe how to counsel patients and their families on the key differences between OpenSound Navigator and traditional directional microphone systems, and describe how these differences are important for children.
|5-25 Minutes||Traditional Directional Microphone Systems|
|25-40 Minutes||Interactive Predictions of Study Outcomes|
|40-45 Minutes||Study results|
|45-55 Minutes||Translation to Real-World Environments|
Lori Rakita, AuD., CCC-A attended University of Wisconsin-Madison and received her undergraduate degree in Psychology. She earned her Doctorate Degree in Audiology from Washington University in St. Louis, where her focus of study was on implantable devices. She has previously worked in hearing aid research and academic settings, during which time she has designed and managed studies related to hearing aid performance, the effectiveness of signal processing, and the needs of individuals with hearing loss.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Oticon Medical in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event focuses on Oticon Medical products and services and will not include info on other products or services.
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