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.
Leanne Powers, AuD
Dr. Powers is an Education Specialist for Signia. She trains customers and staff on products, software, and services. In this role, Leanne has given several lectures at AudiologyNOW! and numerous state conventions on a variety of topics. Leanne practiced in a variety of hearing healthcare settings for 16 years prior to joining the Signia team. Most recently, she operated two hearing aid offices in the Chicago area. Leanne 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, PhD
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.
Catherine Jons, AuD
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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