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Hearing Aid Technology - Industry Roundtable

Course: #24717Level: Intermediate2 Hours 152 Reviews
Recorded Webinar

This course provides a discussion of the evidence base for key hearing aid features, presented by representatives from leading hearing aid manufacturers and moderated by Dr. Catherine Palmer.

Course created on September 26, 2014

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CEUs/Hours Offered: AAA/0.2 Intermediate; ACAud/2.0; AHIP/2.0; BAA/2.0; CAA/2.0; Calif SLPAB/2.0; IHS/2.0; Kansas, LTS-S0035/2.0; NZAS/2.0; SAC/2.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to list the differentiating features between leading manufacturers’ tinnitus signal processing.
  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to describe advances in directional microphone technology and key features of various systems available from leading manufacturers.
  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to discuss the connectivity solutions from leading manufacturers and what makes each unique.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-25 Minutes Tinnitus signal processing in hearing aids.
25-75 Minutes Advances in directional technology
75-105 Minutes Connectivity solutions
105-115 Minutes Innovations for severe hearing loss
115-120 Minutes Summary, Wrap Up

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Catherine Palmer is employed by University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, and has received funding for research on amplification. Dr. Palmer is the editor-in-chief of Seminars in Hearing. She received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: Catherine Palmer has no non-financial relationships to disclose.

Financial: Francis Kuk is employed by Widex. Non-financial: Francis Kuk has no non-financial relationships to disclose.

Financial: Bill Dickinson is employed by Phonak. Non-financial: Bill Dickinson has no non-financial relationships to disclose.

Financial: Dave Fabry is employed by Starkey. Non-financial: Dave Fabry has no non-financial relationships to disclose.

Financial: Tom Powers is employed by Siemens. Non-financial: Tom Powers has no non-financial relationships to disclose.

Financial: Brian Taylor is employed by Unitron. Non-financial: Brian Taylor has no non-financial relationships to disclose.

Financial: Don Schum is employed by Oticon. Non-financial: Don Schum has no non-financial relationships to disclose.

Financial: Erica Koehler is employed by GN ReSound. Non-financial: Erica Koehler has no non-financial relationships to disclose.


Content Disclosure: This course reviews products and technology from various hearing aid manufacturers.

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American Academy of Audiology

American Academy of Audiology

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Australian College of Audiology

Australian College of Audiology

AudiologyOnline courses are approved for Continuing Education Points by the Australian College of Audiology. Automatic ACAud Approval Number 20000. This course is offered for 2 CEP.


Association of Hearing Instrument Practitioners of Ontario

Association of Hearing Instrument Practitioners of Ontario

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British Academy of Audiology

British Academy of Audiology

This course has been accredited with 2 CPD point/s by the British Academy of Audiology.


Canadian Academy of Audiology

Canadian Academy of Audiology

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California Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology Board

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International Hearing Society

International Hearing Society

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Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services

Kansas Department of Health and Environment: Approved for 2 continuing education clock hours for Kansas licensed Audiologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number LTS-S0035.


New Zealand Audiological Society

New Zealand Audiological Society

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Speech-Language & Audiology Canada

Speech-Language & Audiology Canada

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