The purpose of this session is to provide an overview of the complete Oticon portfolio. Advanced signal processing technologies that clean up the signal making it easier on the brain to make sense of sounds will be reviewed. New additions to the portfolio and the range of hearing impairments that can be fit will be discussed.
- Participants will be able to list the product families on the current Oticon platform.
- Participants will be able to describe the technological innovations that enable the open sound experience and the unique benefits of Brain Hearing technology.
- Participants will be able to discuss the evidence documenting the benefits of BrainHearing Technology.
|0-5 Minutes||Welcome and Intro|
|5-15 Minutes||Review of existing evidence materials|
|15-25 Minutes||Proven benefits of OpenSound Navigator|
|25-35 Minutes||A new method of measuring benefits|
|35-45 Minutes||What is selective attention?|
|45-55 Minutes||What do these results mean for patients?|
Virginia Ramachandran, AuD, PhD
Virginia Ramachandran is the Education and Training Specialist for Oticon’s Mid-America region. Prior to joining Oticon, Virginia served as a senior staff audiologist and research coordinator/scientist for a nationally recognized teaching hospital. She also worked as the audiology clinical education coordinator for Wayne State University. Virginia has written extensively for leading professional journals and has co-authored three books on topics in audiology. She holds an M.S.W., an Au.D. and a Ph.D. from Wayne State University.
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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