In the Spring of 2017, Oticon launched a series of important additions to the Opn product family, all designed to meet the audiological needs of more and more patients. We have extended this paradigm shifting product to include BTEs, T-coils, Tinnitus Sound Support, Speech Rescue and Special Use Programs. All-in-all, we want to be able to bring the benefits of Opn and the Open Sound Navigator to patients with a broad range of needs related to their hearing impairment and lifestyle.
Course created on May 31, 2017
- After this course learners will be able to discuss reasons why there would be a potential increase in fitable patients by the inclusion of the BTE PP and T-coils in the Opn family.
- After this course learners will be able to identify patients who can benefit from the inclusion of Tinnitus Sound Support in the Opn product line.
- After this course learners will be able to describe the audiological conditions under which Speech Rescue can bring additional benefit to Opn users.
- After this course learners will be able to describe the overall patient benefit of the Opn product family.
|5-10 Minutes||Review of Opn Features & Benefits|
|10-15 Minutes||New Product Features|
|15-25 Minutes||Role of the mini-RITE T and BTE PP|
|25-35 Minutes||Role of Tinnitus SoundSupport|
|35-45 Minutes||Role of Speech Rescue|
|45-55 Minutes||Other New Product Features|
|55-60 Minutes||Recap of the Opn Family of Products; Summary; Q and A|
Don Schum, PhD
Vice President, Audiology and Professional Relations
Don Schum currently serves as Vice President for Audiology & Professional Relations for Oticon, Inc. In that capacity, Don has the responsibility to create and implement new Audiological training material, oversee the Audiological training of all employees, develop dispenser support materials and tools, conduct clinical research, and participate in national and international conferences. Previous to his position at Oticon in Somerset, Don served as the Director of Audiology for the main Oticon office in Copenhagen Denmark. In addition, he served as the Director of the Hearing Aid Lab at the University of Iowa School of Medicine (1990-1995) and as an Assistant professor at the Medical University of South Carolina (1988-1990). During his professional career, Don has been an active researcher in the areas of Hearing Aids, Speech Understanding, and Aging. Don received his B.S. in Speech & Hearing Science from the University of Illinois, his M.A. in Audiology from the University of Iowa, and his Ph.D. in Audiology from Louisiana State University.
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