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Frequency Lowering Amplification Master Class

Course: #36359Level: Advanced5 Hours 118 Reviews
Recorded Webinar

This 5-hour Master Class demystifies frequency lowering amplification technology, to bring a new level of understanding for clinicians and to empower clinical decision making. A review of the goals of this technology and factors that may influence its effectiveness is included, as well as general guidelines for verification using probe microphone measurements. Finally, a demonstration of the differences between the various techniques in use today concludes this comprehensive 'look under the hood' at frequency lowering amplification.

Course created on April 1, 2021

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CEUs/Hours Offered: AAA/0.5 Advanced; ACAud/5.0; AG Bell - LSLS/5.0 Domain 1; AHIP/5.0; ASHA/0.5 Advanced, Professional; BAA/5.0; CAA/5.0; Calif SLPAB/5.0; Calif. HADB/5.0 Hearing Aid Related; IACET/0.5; IHS/5.0; Kansas, LTS-S0035/5.0; NZAS/3.0; SAC/5.0; TX TDLR/5.0 Non-manufacturer, TX-142-21-071

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify potential candidates for frequency lowering technology
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the advantages and disadvantages of frequency lowering technology
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the goals in selecting the most appropriate frequency lowering settings and how to verify that these goals have been met

Agenda

0-50 Minutes Demystifying Frequency Lowering: Part 1 - Outcomes
50-135 Minutes Demystifying Frequency Lowering: Moderating Factors, Probe Mic Measures, Techniques
135-205 Minutes Demystifying Frequency Lowering: Widex, Oticon, Starkey
205-240 Minutes Demystifying Frequency Lowering: Phonak Original, Signia, ReSound
240-300 Minutes Demystifying Frequency Lowering: Phonak New

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Joshua Alexander, an employee of Purdue University, has past research support from: The National Institutes of Health; The Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute; The William Demant Holding Group; Sonova Holding AG. He is the holder of two patents on a method of frequency lowering and has a recent invention disclosure on another method. He is a paid consultant for Creare, LLC on an NIH SBIR project to develop an open-source, master hearing aid. Dr. Alexander is the recipient of speaker honoraria from Signia, Oticon, Phonak, Starkey, and ReSound hearing aid companies, and received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: Dr. Alexander has no relevant non-financial disclosures.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by AudiologyOnline.

Content Disclosure: This course focuses on frequency lowering technology and includes information on this technology as it is used by Widex, Oticon, Starkey, Phonak, Signia and ReSound.

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Association of Hearing Instrument Practitioners of Ontario

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