In the final installment in this three part series, we will examine a variety of etiologies that may require a more adaptive approach to finding device settings to maximize the patient’s use of remaining hearing. Often the distortional aspects of the hearing loss will limit, but not preclude, patient benefit.
- After this course learners will be able to explain the relationship between etiology and damage pattern in the peripheral auditory system.
- After this course learners will be able to describe how the role of nonlinear processing can be adapted to losses with a severe distortional component.
- After this course learners will be able to explain how fitting approaches may need to be modified in cases of asymmetrical hearing loss.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction; Why was this course created?|
|5-10 Minutes||Etiologies with significant distortional components|
|10-20 Minutes||General fitting strategies for severe distortional losses|
|20-35 Minutes||Case example for severe distortional losses|
|35-45 Minutes||Nature of asymmetrical hearing loss|
|45-55 Minutes||Alternative treatment approach for asymmetrical losses|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary of Parts 1 through 3; Q and A|
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