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Fitting Adults with a Broad Audible Bandwidth Using DSL: No, It Isn't Too Loud

Course: #1488Level: Intermediate1 Hour 2 Reviews
Recorded Webinar

he DSL prescription was originally developed for use with young children, and historically has used more gain than prescriptions developed for use with older adults. In this presentation, we will cover how targets are different for children versus adults in the most recent version of DSL, and discuss evidence and protocols for creating beneficial yet comfortable fittings. This course is part of the Signia Expert Series.

Course created on July 8, 2011

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CEUs/Hours Offered: IHS/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to describe the key features of a method for prescribing hearing aids (DSL version 5).
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to interpret the SPLogram as a tool for verifying hearing aid fittings for children, and to recognize key features of high quality versus problematic fittings.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to relate expected outcomes in clinical practice to research findings on fittings to target, preferred listening levels, aided loudness perception, and benefit.

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This program is approved by the International Hearing Society and its educational committee, the International Institute for Hearing Instruments Studies. To learn more about earning IHS CE Credit, click here.