This course will introduce Unitron’s complete product portfolio and technological advancements of the Discover Next platform. The Discover Next platform allows patients will be able to hear the subtle nuances of speech with powerful technology that enables better understanding of who is talking, where the voice is coming from, and the underlying meaning. Participants will learn about this latest sound performance innovation, taking audibility and speech intelligibility to a whole new level.
Course created on September 22, 2020
- After this course learners will be able to summarize the benefits of Unitron’s newest technology and be able to demonstrate how the advanced performance can provide an easy first fit.
- After this course learners will be able to outline the new performance innovation that helps patients move from sounds to words to meaning.
- After this course learners will be able to define the multitude of wireless protocols used, and how the new updates can provide a more exceptional connectivity experience.
|0-15 Minutes||Introduction to new products on the Discover Next Platform, technology, and rechargeability options|
|15-40 Minutes||Presentation of the new sound performance innovation|
|40-55 Minutes||Discussion of the wireless capabilities, including streaming and new accessories|
|55-60 Minutes||Summarize, wrap up and Q & A|
Senior Regional Trainer
Bill Christman, Au.D., is the Senior Regional Trainer at Unitron. Bill received his undergraduate degree from Michigan State University, his Master’s degree from Central Michigan University and his Doctorate of Audiology from Salus University. While working for Unitron, Bill has worked in Sales, Technical Support, Research & Development and Product Management. In his current role as Training Manager, Bill oversees employee and customer product training and education. Prior to joining Unitron, Bill worked in a private practice as a dispensing audiologist and as an adjunct clinical instructor at Michigan State University and Central Michigan University.
Regional Field Trainer
Marion Dellamonica, AuD, CH-TM is Unitron’s Regional Trainer for the Southeast United States. She received her Doctorate of Audiology from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (LSUHSC) and holds a dispensing audiologist license in the state of California. Prior to joining Unitron, Marion worked in private practice and hospital settings specializing in adult audiologic and vestibular diagnostics, hearing aids, tinnitus, and cerumen management. She enjoys the interaction between best practices, counseling, technology, and personalization to achieve optimal hearing care results for patients and providers.
Manager, Regional Training
Kristina Petraitis, AuD, F-AAA, is Unitron’s Regional Trainer for the Northeast United States. Kristina received her bachelor’s degree in Nursing in Australia and worked as an RN in the largest public hospital in Melbourne, Australia. She furthered her career completing her Doctorate of Audiology from Northeast Ohio Audiology Consortium (NOAC) through Kent State University, Ohio. She spent over 7 years in an ENT clinic conducting diagnostic hearing tests, and hearing aid fittings. From her years of interaction with patients in various settings, Kristina continues to focus on patient care as a primary importance to build relationships.
Marion Dellamonica: Financial: Marion Dellamonica is employed by Unitron. Non-financial: Marion Dellamonica has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Sandie Jotrina Dela Cruz: Financial: Sandie Jotrina Dela Cruz is employed by Unitron. Non-financial: Sandie Jotrina Dela Cruz has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Unitron in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event focuses on Unitron products and services and will not include info on other products or services.
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