Attendees of this webinar will receive useful tips and information regarding the procedures necessary to correctly and effectively verify open fittings using the Audioscan Verifit system.
Course created on January 3, 2017
- After this course learners will be able to explain how to correctly identify and objectively verify an open fitting condition with any patient.
- After this course learners will be able to explain how to correctly identify open fit candidates using real ear measures.
- After this course learners will be able to explain how to correctly fit open fit candidates using real ear measures.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction; Definition of an open fitting|
|5-15 Minutes||Methods for confirming the presence of an open fitting|
|15-25 Minutes||Methods for determining open fit candidacy|
|25-35 Minutes||Open fit acoustic considerations|
|35-40 Minutes||Open fit verification considerations|
|40-50 Minutes||On-ear open fit verifications procedures|
|50-55 Minutes||On-ear directional mic testing of an open fitting|
|55-60 Minutes||On-ear noise reduction testing of an open fitting; Conclusion; Q and A|
Dave Smriga, MA
Senior Audiology Consultant
David J. Smriga is senior audiology consultant for Audioscan, a division of Etymonic Design, Inc., a major manufacturer of hearing instrument verification and fitting equipment. Mr. Smriga received his master’s degree in audiology from Northern Illinois University in 1976. During his subsequent career, Mr. Smriga has held positions in both clinical and research audiology at the Health Sciences Center in Winnipeg and the University of Manitoba Medical School, as well as senior management positions in sales, marketing, product management and public relations for some of the industry’s leading hearing instrument manufacturing firms. Mr. Smriga has conducted over 600 lectures in North America and in Europe, and has authored over fifty publications ranging in topic from inter-operative brainstem monitoring to counselor selling. For the last fourteen years, Mr. Smriga has been Audioscan’s chief lecturer on the use of real-ear measurement technology and audibility-based fitting strategies. He is well known for his unique way of presenting complex information in a clear, logical and understandable way.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Audioscan in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event focuses on Audioscan products and services and will not include info on other products or services.
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