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Evaluation of Modern Remote Microphone Technologies

Course: #31943 Level: Intermediate1 Hour 285 Reviews
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Using remote microphone technology is the most effective method to improve speech recognition in noise for hearing aid users, with a variety of different remote microphone solutions available today. In this investigation, adult hearing aid users were tested with their hearing aids alone and in combination with three remote microphones differing in the type of microphone and gain behavior.

Course created on September 5, 2018

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CEUs/Hours Offered: AAA/0.1 Intermediate; ACAud/1.0; AHIP/1.0; ASHA/0.1 Intermediate, Professional; BAA/1.0; CAA/1.0; IACET/0.1; IHS/1.0; Kansas, LTS-S0035/1.0; NZAS/1.0; SAC/1.0

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  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to explain the difference between the three different types of remote microphone systems.
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to apply study outcomes and other considerations to select an appropriate remote microphone solution for an individual.
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to name two considerations that could make a fixed gain remote microphone system preferable to an adaptive gain remote microphone system for a given individual.

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Jace Wolfe, PhD is the Director of Audiology at the Hearts for Hearing Foundation. He also is an adjunct Assistant Professor in the Audiology Department at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Dr. Wolfe was supported by a research grant from Resound regarding this study. Non-financial: Jace Wolfe has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by ReSound in partnership with AudiologyOnline.

Content Disclosure: This course focuses primarily on ReSound products, but will also discuss other manufacturers' products.

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