To date, research investigating hearing aid adoption has focused on intra-individual factors (i.e., variables related to a given individual). In contrast, comparatively less emphasis has been devoted to understanding how inter-individual (i.e., interpersonal) or contextual factors (i.e., situational) factors contribute to patient decision making regarding hearing aid adoption. This presentation will outline theoretical factors relevant to improve our understanding as well as be exposed to recent large-scale research studies in support of this view.
Course created on January 20, 2020
- After this course learners will be able to identify how some contextual variables influence hearing aid adoption.
- After this course learners will be able to identify how some intra-personal variables influence hearing aid adoption.
- After this course learners will be able to identify how some interpersonal variables influence hearing aid adoption.
|5-15 Minutes||What drives hearing aid adoption?|
|15-35 Minutes||The Role of Social Relationships in Hearing Rehabilitation|
|35-45 Minutes||The Role of Emotion in Hearing Rehabilitation|
|45-55 Minutes||Decision making|
Manager of Product Marketing & Audiology
Nicole joined the team in 2013 and has worked extensively with the international product and marketing teams throughout Sonova and Phonak. Nicole received her Bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Maine, Orono and her AuD at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Nicole’s previous clinical experience includes diagnostic audiometric evaluation, hearing instrument dispensing to pediatric through geriatric population, electrophysiological and vestibular testing, as well as professional education and training. Nicole dedicates a great deal of her time developing and implementing clinically relevant and easy to use demonstration tools in every day environments and is an active supporter of live demonstration.
Audiology Manager for Phonak, USA
Brandy Pouliot, AuD is an Audiology Manager for Phonak US. She earned her Doctor of Audiology degree from Nova Southeastern University and practiced privately until she joined Phonak in 2012 as a Lyric Clinical Trainer. Dr. Heckroodt is passionate about supporting HCPs and their patients live a life without limitations.
Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Brandy Heckroodt is employed by Phonak. Non-financial: Brandy Heckroodt has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Phonak in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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