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Healthy Ears for Lyric Wearers: A Review of Key Contributing Factors

Course: #33445Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Live WebinarMon, Aug 5, 2019 at 12:00 am EDT

Lyric is an FDA-approved hearing aid for individuals with mild to moderately-severe hearing loss. Since it is worn 24 hours per day for months at a time, Lyric needs to fulfill various requirements with regard to biocompatibility and pressure applied to the skin of the ear canal, as well as environmental properties such as breathability and moisture transport, in order to maintain healthy ear canals. Factors which appear to be associated with poorer ear health are smaller Lyric devices, and poor general overall health. This course will discuss the proper ear canal management as well as factors which may contribute to overall Lyric ear health outcomes and success.

Preview Exam

Upcoming Live Webinars

Mon, Aug 5, 2019 at 12:00 am EDT
CEUs/Hours Offered: ACAud/1.0; BAA/1.0; CAA/1.0; IACET/0.1; IHS/1.0; Kansas, LTS-S0035/1.0; NZAS/1.0; SAC/1.0
Under Review: AAA/0.1 Intermediate

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to discuss the contributing factors associated with Lyric use and ear canal management.
  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to identify Lyric candidacy outcomes and the expected associated ear canal outcomes.
  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to explain how to assess a Lyric patients ear canal status and general overall health to determine candidacy and potential success with Lyric use.


0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-15 Minutes Lyric product overview
15-30 Minutes Successfully fitting Lyric
30-40 Minutes Ear canal management
40-55 Minutes Contributing factors to healthy ears
55-60 Minutes Conclusion

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Michelle Harker is employed by Phonak. Non-financial: Michelle Harker 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 focuses on Phonak products and services and will not include info on other products or services.

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Australian College of Audiology

Australian College of Audiology

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British Academy of Audiology

British Academy of Audiology

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Canadian Academy of Audiology

Canadian Academy of Audiology

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International Hearing Society

International Hearing Society

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Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services

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New Zealand Audiological Society

New Zealand Audiological Society

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Speech-Language & Audiology Canada

Speech-Language & Audiology Canada

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