This course is designed to provide participants with information on a new feature incorporated into the Ponto 5 Mini Sound Processor – OpenSound Optimizer. The participant will learn what OpenSound Optimizer is, how to access it in the fitting software, and how it will benefit patients.
Course created on November 22, 2021
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how OpenSound Optimizer Works.
- After this course, participants will be able to list the benefits of OpenSound Optimizer for patients fit with the Ponto 5 Mini Sound Processor.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the fitting aspects unique to OpenSound Optimizer within Genie Medical BAHS.
|0-5 Minutes||Welcome, Introductions & Review of Learner Objectives|
|5-15 Minutes||Introduction to Feedback as it relates to bone-anchored hearing systems.|
|15-30 Minutes||Overview of how OpenSound Optimizer works|
|30-45 Minutes||Fitting patients with OpenSound Optimizer using Genie Medical BAHS 2021|
|45-55 Minutes||Benefits of OpenSound Optimizer|
Barinder is a registered Clinical Scientist in Audiology, and completed his MSc in Audiological Sciences from the University of Southampton in 2009. He has extensive clinical experience in the assessment/fitting of hearing aids with both adult and paediatric patients, as well as diagnostic audio-vestibular testing. In addition, Barinder has worked for the University of Southampton Auditory Implant Service, performing assessments of cochlear implant candidacy and device tuning for cochlear implant recipients. Barinder is currently working for Oticon Medical, where he is responsible for clinical training and support for Bone Anchored Hearing Systems.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Oticon Medical in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event focuses on Oticon Medical products and services and will not include info on other products or services.
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