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Modifying First Fit Based on Patient Psychoacoustics

Course: #24879Level: Intermediate1 Hour 145 Reviews
Recorded Webinar

A good First Fit is a great way to start a patient with hearing aids. It is designed to provide the best speech audibility taking into account the patients experience with hearing aids, psychoacoustics, and life style. However, since is based on statistical models, there will be patients that cannot work with the settings of First Fit.In this training we aim at providing the hearing healthcare specialist with tools to modifying First Fit while preserving its most important quality: good speech audibility.

Course created on March 19, 2015

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

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to differentiate the characteristics of different fitting algorithms including TwinCoreFit
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to explain the importance of proper acoustical parameter selection
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to explain how to select automatic features to address patients’ preferences while keeping the parameters that will provide good speech audibility.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction of the content
5-30 Minutes General changes to hearing aid response
30-55 Minutes Troubleshooting patients’ individual responses and psychoacoustic preferences
55-60 Minutes Opening for questions and closing of session

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Carlos Abreu is employed by Rexton USA. Non-financial: Carlos Abreu has no non-financial relationships to disclose.

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American Academy of Audiology

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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

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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

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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