This session will introduce the principles of BrainHearing™ for hearing solutions, and how to explain this technology to patients. The history of technology will be discussed and how it has changed with increased capabilities due to the Velox S™ platform, which provides power and precision for better signal processing. Best practices for explaining benefits of key technologies will be reviewed.
- After this course learners will be able to outline how older technology works and how the patient is still challenged in noise.
- After this course learners will be able to define BrainHearing™ and how it relates to hearing in complex environments.
- After this course learners will be able to describe how Opn S™ changes traditional amplification and how speech understanding is improved, by using OpenSound Navigator™ combined with Speech Guard™ LX and Spatial Sound™ LX.
- After this course learners will be able to explain how Speech Rescue™ benefits a variety of patients.
- After this course learners will be able to describe steps patients can take towards better hearing.
|0-5 Minutes||Welcome and Intro|
|5-10 Minutes||Understanding BrainHearing|
|10-15 Minutes||OpenSound Navigator vs traditional technology|
|15-45 Minutes||Explaining benefits of Core features in Opn S|
|45-55 Minutes||Explaining the benefits of connectivity|
Amanda Greenwell, AuD
Amanda Greenwell is the Education and Training Specialist for Oticon’s Southeast region. She brings an educator’s perspective to her responsibilities, providing new and continuing education for hearing care professionals, technical product training and audiology field support for adults and children. Amanda’s clinical experience includes both ENT and private practice settings, where she worked with diverse patient populations. She holds a B.S. in Secondary Education from Butler University and an Au.D. from Ball State University.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Oticon in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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