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Noise Induced Hearing Loss Webinar Series: Making the Case for Custom

Course: #24442Level: Intermediate1 Hour 636 Reviews
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Despite the potential for improved comfort and performance, there is low adoption for custom hearing protection devices in occupational sectors and custom earphones in consumers. “Making the Case for Custom” provides specific evidence for the audiologist to justify the benefits outweigh the hurdles of obtaining custom ear-level devices. This course is part of a month-long webinar series on noise-induced hearing loss - register for all the webinars at: http://www.audiologyonline.com/general/noise-induced-hearing-loss

Course created on July 2, 2014

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CEUs/Hours Offered: AAA/0.1 Intermediate; ACAud/1.0; AHIP/1.0; BAA/1.0; CAA/1.0; Calif SLPAB/1.0; IHS/1.0; Kansas, LTS-S0035/1.0; NZAS/1.0; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAs a result of this Continuing Education Activity, participants will be able to describe performance improvements of custom over non-custom ear-level devices.
  • checkmarkAs a result of this Continuing Education Activity, participants will be able to list factors that justify higher up-front cost for custom as an economically advantageous proposition for the customer.
  • checkmarkAs a result of this Continuing Education Activity, participants will be able to describe the 5 tenets of a Hearing Loss Prevention Program, and how custom-fitted devices influence the success of implementation beyond the actual device itself.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-15 Minutes Review of damage-risk criteria and at-risk populations
15-20 Minutes Acoustics of non-custom earplugs
20-30 Minutes Acoustics of custom earplugs
30-40 Minutes Headphone listening levels and earphone effect
40-50 Minutes Economics of custom vs. non-custom
50-55 Minutes NIHL treatment and utility of custom
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q & A

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Presenter Disclosure: Brian Fligor, ScD: Financial: Dr. Fligor is employed by Lantos Technologies, Inc., and has ownership interest in the company. He has received an honorarium from AudiologyOnline for presenting and organizing the 2014 seminar series on NIHL. Dr. Fligor has participated in research on the topic of noise-induced hearing loss. Non-Financial: Dr. Fligor has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Academy of Audiology

American Academy of Audiology

AudiologyOnline is approved by the American Academy of Audiology to offer Academy CEUs for this activity. The program is worth a maximum of 0.1 CEUs. Academy approval of this continuing education activity is based on course content only and does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedure, or adherence of the event to the Academy's Code of Ethics. Any views that are presented are those of the presenter/CE Provider and not necessarily of the American Academy of Audiology.


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 1 CEP.


Association of Hearing Instrument Practitioners of Ontario

Association of Hearing Instrument Practitioners of Ontario

The Association of Hearing Instrument Practitioners of Ontario (AHIP) represents and guide its members in their practice which include, the testing and selecting, fitting and dispensing hearing instruments and associated devices in the best interest of the hard of hearing of Ontario. Audiology Online is an approved provider of approved educational activities for AHIP Members. One hour of coursework equals 1 Continuing Education Unit (CEU).


British Academy of Audiology

British Academy of Audiology

This course has been accredited with 1 CPD point/s by the British Academy of Audiology.


Canadian Academy of Audiology

Canadian Academy of Audiology

The Canadian Academy of Audiology (CAA) supports and assists its members in the attainment of continuing education towards an individual professional development plan as required by their Provincial Regulatory Colleges and Provincial Associations. Audiology Online is an approved provider of educational activities for CAA members. Each hour of activity may be counted as one Continuous Learning Activity Credit (or equivalent) as allowed by the applicable regulatory college or association.


California Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology Board

AudiologyOnline.com is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board as a Continuing Professional Development Provider, approval number PDP 267. This course may meet the requirements for 1 hours of continuing education credit for audiologists as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. The responsibility for determining whether or not this specific course counts toward an individual's requirements for license renewal is up to the individual. Please refer to the CA state board rules regarding allowable topics and self-study limits: http://www.speechandhearing.ca.gov/licensees/ce_req.shtml


International Hearing Society

International Hearing Society

This program is approved by the International Hearing Society and its educational committee, the International Institute for Hearing Instruments Studies. To learn more about earning IHS CE Credit, click here.


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

This course is offered for 1.0 Continuing Education points through the New Zealand Audiological Society.


Speech-Language & Audiology Canada

Speech-Language & Audiology Canada

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