This course will provide orientation to Otosuite and Astera. Topics will include making a user test, navigating the speech tab, and user preferences.
Course created on June 20, 2016
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the hardware and transducers associated with the Astera.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how to perform pure tone audiometry with Astera, access embedded word lists, store test data, create user tests, and configure the speech tab to their preference.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how to generate their preferred report.
|5-10 Minutes||Audiometer Basics|
|10-15 Minutes||Software (OTOsuite)|
|15-35 Minutes||Speech and Pure Tone Audiometry|
|35-40 Minutes||User Tests and Start-up Settings|
|40-45 Minutes||Special Tests|
|50-60 Minutes||Q & A Summary|
Clinical Support Audiologist II
Dr. Boorazanes worked as an audiologist at the Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center in Phoenix and Lurie Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago. While completing her doctorate, she worked at Hines VA Hospital, Rush University Medical Center, and hospitals in Munster, IN and the Phoenix area. Dr. Boorazanes earned her doctorate from Rush and her BS in Audiology and Speech Sciences from Purdue University. She has done extensive volunteer work in hearing sciences, including three medical missions in Mexico.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Otometrics / Audiology Systems in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event focuses on Otometrics / Audiology Systems products and services and will not include info on other products or services.
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