There are several large-scale databases of consumer ratings, including those from MarkeTrak and HearingTracker. These databases provide a wealth of information about consumer perspectives of hearing loss and hearing aids. Findings from several such databases are discussed and we will distill the findings into tips for clinical practice.
Course created on February 10, 2023
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- After this course, participants will be able to describe the source for at least one large-scale database of consumer ratings.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the consumer perception of the importance of the hearing care professional.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe one factor that differentiates hearing aid users from non-users and one thing that could be done clinically to address that factor.
|5-10 Minutes||Background of databases|
|10-20 Minutes||Clinical tip #1|
|20-30 Minutes||Clinical tip #2|
|30-40 Minutes||Clinical tip #3|
|40-50 Minutes||Clinical tip #4|
|50-55 Minutes||Clinical tip #5|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary & Q/A|
Erin Margaret Picou
AuD, PhD CCC-A
Associate Professor, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Erin Picou, PhD, CCC-A, is an associate professor in the Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She has been working in the Dan Maddox Hearing Aid Research Laboratory since she was an AuD student. After completing her Ph.D. (also at Vanderbilt) she was hired to a research faculty position. She now directs the Hearing and Affect Perception Interest (HAPI) laboratory, which focuses on speech recognition, listening effort, and emotional perception for adults and school-aged children. This work continues to be supported through a variety of industry and federal funding sources. In addition to her research activities, Erin is involved with teaching and mentoring clinical and research graduate. Erin is currently serving as section editors for the American Journal of Audiology and Ear and Hearing.
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