As experts in hearing healthcare, we must be knowledgeable about hearing conservation, the various hearing protection products that are available, and incorporate hearing conservation efforts into our practice. This course will discuss why hearing protection is important for the majority of the population and highlight the variety of hearing protection products that are available.
Course created on June 6, 2017
- After this course, participants will be able to discuss the prevalence of noise-induced hearing loss.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the importance of hearing protection for any individual, not just those in noisy occupations.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe what custom and specialty products that Starkey offers for hearing protection.
|5-15 Minutes||Prevalence of Noise-Induced Hearing Loss|
|15-30 Minutes||Effects of Noise Induced Hearing Loss|
|30-45 Minutes||How loud and how long|
|45-55 Minutes||Hearing protection devices|
|55-60 Minutes||Q and A, Summary|
Stephanie Loccisano, AuD
Education & Training Audiologist
Stephanie Loccisano, Au.D., is an audiologist in the Education and Training department at Starkey Hearing Technologies. Prior to joining Starkey, she completed her Audiology Residency at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. Stephanie graduated with a B.S. in Communicative Disorders and Sciences and Spanish Language from the State University of New York at Geneseo and an Au.D. from the University at Buffalo.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Starkey in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event focuses on Starkey products and services and will not include info on other products or services.
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Australian College of Audiology
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Association of Hearing Instrument Practitioners of Ontario
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International Hearing Society
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New Zealand Audiological Society
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