In this course, the presenters will discuss the many benefits of Otoscan and digital ear scanning technology, focusing on better fit and reduced remakes, faster turn-around times with cloud-based orders, and the minimal physical contact between you and your patients during the scanning process.
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Course created on July 27, 2020
- After this course learners will be able to discuss how 3D scanned ear images are used as a tool during hearing aid consultation to engage, educate, motivate potentially improve outcomes, communicate value and differentiate their practice.
- After this course learners will be able to describe how custom hearing devices could help providers differentiate and segment their offerings from over-the-counter options.
- After this course learners will be able to describe how Otoscan utilizes two different lasers to obtain a complete and accurate scan of the patients ear canal.
|0-20 Minutes||Discuss the advantages of using 3D ear scanning technology|
|20-40 Minutes||Describe how custom hearing devices could help providers differentiate and segment their offerings from over-the-counter options|
|40-55 Minutes||Describe the Otoscan laser technology|
|55-60 Minutes||Question & Answer|
Ellen Frederick, AuD, is a field clinical audiologist at Natus. With over 20 years of experience ranging from private practice, hospital, research, and industry, Dr. Frederick provides comprehensive clinical support and education to Natus customers in the eastern region of the United States.
Dr. Kim is currently employed by Natus Medical Incorporated as a National Key Account Manager for Otoscan and is responsible for identifying, analyzing, and executing the business strategy in the North American market for a digital, ear laser-scanning solution called Otoscan. Previous to his current role, he was a Field Clinical Specialist for Otometrics where he has trained over 1000 providers and given over 200 presentations and lectures on a variety of Audiology, Vestibular, Telehealth, and Business related topics pertinent to the hearing and balance healthcare industry. Prior to his corporate career, Dr. Kim has gained experience in a variety of practice and clinical settings. He has owned a private practice and served as Director of Audiology for several clinics where he has been responsible for the business growth, development of audiology protocols, and optimizing the business/workflow within the clinic. In addition, his business experience has given him the opportunity to lead two start-ups in the audiology industry. Dr. Kim received his Doctor of Audiology degree from East Tennessee State University, and obtained his Bachelor in Science in Mathematics from Birmingham-Southern College.
Mike Maxson is a Territory Sales Manager with GN ReSound covering the Upstate NY, Vermont, and Western Massachusetts markets. His role within the company is to help hearing care professionals achieve their goals by increasing patient satisfaction, maximizing profitability, and attracting new patients to the practice.
and Don Kim: Financial: Don Kim is employed by Otometrics, a division of Natus. Non-financial: Don Kim has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Mike Maxon: Financial: Mike Maxon is employed by ReSound. Non-financial: Mike Maxon has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented by Natus and ReSound in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event focuses on Natus (formerly Otometrics) products and services and will not include info on other products or services.
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