This course will review the Oticon CROS family, which sets a new standard among CROS/BICROS hearing aids. Our revolutionary TwinLink dual-streaming technology offers exceptional sound quality for an immersive listening experience for those with single-sided deafness allowing users to take advantage of today’s technology without compromise.
Course created on October 22, 2021
- After this course learners will be able to describe the acoustic limitations of individuals with single-sided deafness.
- After this course learners will be able to describe how an unprecedented signal processing technology can provide better conditions for speech understanding and localization.
- After this course learners will be able to identify the full portfolio of devices available to support Oticon CROS.
- After this course learners will be able to list the steps to setup and program Oticon CROS.
|0-10 Minutes||Introduction; Background of SSD|
|15-25 Minutes||Introduction to Oticon CROS|
|25-30 Minutes||Evidence supporting Oticon CROS benefits|
|40-55 Minutes||Programming & Verification|
Government Services Account Manager
Rob Dowling is the Educational and Training Specialist for Oticon’s Blue Ridge region. He has been with Oticon over 10 years. With Oticon, he has also been an Account Manager within the private sector as well as Government Services and VA. He has more than 25 years’ experience in the hearing profession with a strong background in training, account support and business development with both retail and medical practices. Dr. Dowling has worked as clinician for almost 10 years and within hearing aid industry for over 15 years. He enjoys trying to bring a unique perspective towards training between technology and practical real-world clinical applications with patients and through his own experiences. Rob brings a unique perspective to others. As a hearing instrument user most of his life, he currently wears bilateral cochlear implants. He holds a Master of Arts in Audiology from the State University of New York at Buffalo and a Doctor of Audiology from the Arizona School of Health Sciences.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Oticon in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event focuses on Oticon products and services and will not include info on other products or services.
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