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.
- After this course learners will be able to differentiate the characteristics of different fitting algorithms including TwinCoreFit
- After this course learners will be able to explain the importance of proper acoustical parameter selection
- After 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.
|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|
Carlos Abreu, MD
Dr. Abreu earned his medical degree from the Iberoamerican University in Dominican Republic. After earning his specialty degree he went on to practice Otology for 9 years. In 2009 he moved to the United States to join Rexton’s Audiology department. He currently heads Rexton Audiology and Technical Education department. He has been providing education on hearing technology for the last six years both in the United States and abroad.
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