The second installment in LDL measures overview including how these measures will affect the hearing aid fitting. NOTE: The two additional handouts for this course are currently unavailable.
Course created on August 12, 2009
- Upon completing this course, the participant will be able to determine when it is appropriate to use WDRC versus AGCo for loudness-related hearing instrument issues.
- Upon completing this course, the participant will be able to list the different correction factors needed to go between HL, 2-cc coupler and the real-ear SPL.
- Upon completing this course, the participant will be able to describe verification and validation measures to assure that appropriate loudness levels have been obtained.
H. Gustav Mueller, PhD
Dr. H. Gustav Mueller holds faculty positions with Vanderbilt University, the University of Northern Colorado and Rush University. He is a consultant for Sivantos Group and Contributing Editor for AudiologyOnline. Dr. Mueller is a Founder of the American Academy of Audiology and a Fellow of the American Speech and Hearing Association. He has published extensively in the areas of diagnostic audiology and hearing aid applications, and has co-authored ten books on hearing aids and hearing aid fitting, including the recent three-volume Modern Hearing Aids series, and the clinical handbook Speech Mapping and Probe Microphone Measures. Gus is the co-founder of the popular website www.earTunes.com, and resides on a North Dakota island, just outside of Bismarck.
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