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Modifying First Fit Based on Patient Psychoacoustics

Course: #24879Level: Intermediate1 Hour 10 Reviews

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.

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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