The past decade has brought about changes in technology and criteria for treatment of severe to profound hearing loss. The capabilities of power hearing aids have dramatically improved with effective feedback management, Bluetooth connectivity, rechargeability, advanced noise management influenced by Artificial Intelligence, and the availability of a variety of innovative accessories. This session will focus on selection criteria and available options for fitting severe to profound hearing loss.
Course created on July 26, 2022
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the goals of amplification for patients with severe to profound hearing loss.
- After this course, participants will be able to discuss the advantages and disadvantages of various wireless platforms for patients with severe to profound hearing loss.
- After this course, participants will be able to be able to list ways smartphone technology can provide support for patients with severe to profound hearing loss.
|5-20 Minutes||Definition of severe-to-profound loss and goals of amplification|
|20-30 Minutes||Factors involved in amplification|
|30-45 Minutes||Wireless technology and it's uses|
|45-55 Minutes||Smartphones and mobile apps|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary and Q&A|
Luis F. Camacho
Audiologist in the Education and Training Department
Luis Camacho, AuD, began working for Starkey Hearing Technologies in August 2000 as a Field Sales Representative. In that role, he supported Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Illinois and Kentucky. In 2009, he joined the Education & Training Department as part of the field-training team. Current duties include leading training classes for Starkey staff and customers, development of training materials and overseeing Starkey’s Audiology Online and e-learning initiatives. In 1987, he received his BA in Telecommunications and Audio Engineering from Indiana University. He received his MA in Audiology from Indiana University in 1991. After graduate school, he worked as an audiologist for a neuro-otology practice in Indianapolis where his duties included clinical audiology, special testing, hearing aid dispensing, marketing and public relations. In October of 2013, he earned his AuD from A.T. Still University. Luis is married with three children and resides in Bloomington, Indiana.
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