In anticipation of the 2024 revision of ANSI S3.22, “Specification of Hearing Aid Characteristics,” this presentation will review the significant updates in the latest version of this seminal standard. The primary focus will be a pragmatic approach to conducting the ‘ANSI Test’ effectively and efficiently for each leading hearing aid manufacturer.
This course is part of the 2024 Industry Innovations Summit.
Course created on February 14, 2024
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- After this course, participants will be able to describe the importance of using a standardized procedure for measuring the electroacoustic characteristics of a hearing aid.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify key terms and measurements associated with the ‘ANSI Test.’
- After this course, participants will be able to identify strategies for finding the ANSI test setting and specifications for different manufacturer’s hearing aids.
|ANSI S3.22 Overview
|ANSI S3.22 Terminology
|Finding ANSI Test Mode in the Programming Software
|ANSI S3.22 Procedures
|Finding ANSI specifications
|Interpreting Test Results
|Summary & Q/A
Joshua M. Alexander
Joshua Alexander is a professor at Purdue University, located in West Lafayette, Indiana. For the last 15 years, he has been responsible for instructing first- and second-year Au.D. students in hearing aids. Professor Alexander participates in the Working Group on Hearing Aids for the ANSI Standards Committee and represents ASHA as the voting member for ANSI standards pertinent to bioacoustics and noise. Today, he will present the most recent proposed modifications to the ANSI standard regarding electroacoustic measurements of hearing aids. He will also provide a refresher on the standard’s content and offer valuable tips and tricks for performing these measures efficiently.
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