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Feedback Management in Hearing Aid Technology

Course: #335281 Hour
Live WebinarTue, Aug 27, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT

Feedback in a hearing aid fitting can be problematic for a number of reasons. Potential consequences include not only annoyance and discomfort for the listener, but also a reduction in sound quality and speech understanding that can impact the overall benefit of amplification. This course will discuss what feedback is, when and why it occurs, and will provide the professional with an understanding of the signal processing strategies used to manage feedback in hearing aid technology today along with some practical clinical considerations.

Preview Exam

Upcoming Live Webinars

Tue, Aug 27, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT
No CEU credit available

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAttendees will know what acoustic feedback is and why it occurs.
  • checkmarkAttendees will be able to discuss the consequences of acoustic feedback on a listener.
  • checkmarkAttendees will understand the approaches to feedback management available in hearing aid technology today.


0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-15 Minutes What is feedback?
15-25 Minutes Why does feedback occur?
25-35 Minutes How does feedback effect the hearing aid wearer?
35-55 Minutes Feedback management approaches
55-60 Minutes Q&A

Presented By

Presenter Disclosure: All presenters are audiologists with the Education & Training Department at Starkey Hearing Technologies.

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

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

Course participation information

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