Notch Therapy is a new tool developed by Signia, which has been clinically proven as an effective treatment for tonal tinnitus. This paper describes the theory behind why it works, the clinical study proving its effectiveness, and how to fit it with Signia hearing aids.
Course created on October 13, 2016
- After this course learners will be able to explain why spectral notch therapy works for tonal tinnitus.
- After this course learners will be able to describe the outcomes of the study conducted with Notch Therapy.
- After this course learners will be able to describe the steps to fit Signia Notch Therapy using Connexx.
Dr. Powers is the Director of Professional Development for field audiology Signia/Rexton. She leads a top team of audiologists who consistently deliver interactive and effective education through innovative vehicles. In this role, she coordinates the delivery of new launch information and acts as a liaison to product management, sales, and marketing, as well as, the global launch planning teams. She joined the Siemens team as a Clinical Educational Specialist 9 years ago progressing to the manager for the Midwest Education team at Signia before her appointment as Director. Dr. Powers practiced in a variety of hearing healthcare settings for 16 years prior to her time in manufacturing. She received her undergraduate degree from Northern Illinois University, her graduate degree from RUSH University in Chicago, and her doctorate from A.T. Still University of Health Sciences in Arizona
Gisele Munhoes dos Santos
Dr. Munhóes dos Santos is an audiologist and the Product and Marketing Manager of Signia in Brazil. She holds a Ph.D. in Sciences and a Master’s degree in Experimental Pathophysiology from the University of São Paulo. Gisele has been providing sound therapy for tinnitus patients since 1998. She is experienced in a variety of tinnitus relief approaches including TRT (Tinnitus Retraining Therapy) and TAT (Tinnitus Activities Treatment) and has presented lectures on tinnitus relief within Brazil and internationally. She founded and is responsible for a support program for tinnitus patients in Signia retail stores in Brazil.
Clinical Educational Specialist
Dr. Catherine Jons is a Clinical Education Specialist with Sivantos, Inc. She is responsible for training customers and staff on new developments in the areas of technology, products, and software. Catherine received her doctorate in Audiology from Central Michigan University, graduate degree from the University of Wisconsin, and undergraduate degree from the University of Minnesota. Catherine previously worked as a clinical audiologist at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, and Johns Hopkins Hospital where her efforts were concentrated in the area of amplification.
Gisele Munhóes dos Santos: Financial: Gisele Munhóes dos Santos is employed by Signia. She founded and is responsible for a support program for tinnitus patients in Signia retail stores in Brazil. Non-financial: Gisele Munhóes dos Santos has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Catherine Jons: Financial: Catherine Jons is employed by Signia. Non-financial: Catherine Jona has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Signia/Siemens in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event focuses on Signia/Siemens products and services and will not include info on other products or services.
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