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Hearing Aid Verification: Tools and Techniques to Simplify the Process, Save Time, and Improve Patient Outcomes

Course: #38324Level: Intermediate 1 Hour 132 Reviews
Recorded Webinar

Verification, including real-ear and test box measurement, is commonly viewed as a best practice procedure during the hearing aid fitting process. Given ongoing industry disruptions in product offerings, changes in service delivery models and increasing competition, the need to provide proven clinical services that support practice success has never been greater. This presentation will focus on recent advancements in hearing aid fitting systems that aim to simplify the verification process, save time, and improve patient outcomes. Time will be spent reviewing and illustrating:

* Recent advancements designed to address the challenges of probe tube placement and Audioscan’s solution - ProbeGUIDE
* Automated verification to target technology, implementation considerations and Audioscan’s solution - VerifitLINK
* Simulated REM advancements, including Audioscan’s venting correction feature that enhances the value of this verification option

Course created on February 9, 2023

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CEUs/Hours Offered: AAA/0.1 Intermediate; 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

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the benefits of hearing instrument verification.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe key considerations and procedures for accurate probe tube placement, including use of ProbeGUIDE.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe key considerations for accurate simulated real-ear measurements in the test box, including the use of venting corrections and associated clinical benefits.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify clinical benefits offered by automated fit-to-target approaches and key considerations for use of VerifitLINK.


0-5 Minutes Introduction, Why Verify
5-20 Minutes Probe tube placement and software-assisted positioning advancements
20-35 Minutes Simulated REM advancements and test box venting corrections
35-55 Minutes Automated Verification to Target (autoREMfit) advancements
55-60 Minutes Q&A


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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: John Pumford is employed by Audioscan. Non-financial: John Pumford has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

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

Content Disclosure: This learning event focuses on Audioscan 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

Kansas Department of Health and Environment: Approved for 1 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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