This course will review highlights from the MarkeTrak 10 survey, specifically focusing on the responses from hearing aid owners. The current hearing aid use trends, hearing aid satisfaction rates, and effects of hearing aids on communication and quality of life will be revealed.
Course created on February 28, 2020
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- After this course, participants will be able to describe current rates of hearing aid satisfaction.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the effects of hearing aid use on mental health and quality of life.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the current status of the hearing aid marketplace in terms of hearing aid use and ownership.
|5-10 Minutes||MarkeTrak 10 overview|
|10-25 Minutes||Hearing aid use trends (Picou)|
|25-40 Minutes||Satisfaction rates (Picou)|
|40-55 Minutes||Hearing aid benefits for quality of life (Picou)|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Erin Margaret Picou, AuD, PhD
Research Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Erin Picou is a research assistant professor in the Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She currently directs the Hearing and Affect Perception Interest (HAPI) laboratory, which is funded through a variety of industry and federal funding sources. Her research interests are primarily related to hearing aid technologies for adults and children, with a specific focus on speech recognition, listening effort, and emotional responses to sound. Erin is currently serving on the editorial board of the American Journal of Audiology and as a Section Editor for Ear and Hearing. In addition to her research activities, Erin is involved with teaching and mentoring AuD students at Vanderbilt
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