This presentation will provide individuals both new to and experienced with Phonak a glimpse into the corporate philosophy and technology that has allowed Phonak to help so many people globally enjoy the gift of hearing. This course will prepare providers with an overview of the technology, how the technology is developed and examples of applications when to use different products within the portfolio.
Course created on October 17, 2022
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- After this course, participants will be able to describe the vision and values of Phonak.
- After this course, participants will be able to list the products available for various patients.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify patient needs to which various solutions can be applied.
|0-15 Minutes||Phonak: Our vision, corporate values and history of innovations|
|15-30 Minutes||Our complete portfolio|
|30-40 Minutes||Roger innovations for improving speech in noise for all ages|
|40-50 Minutes||Connectivity, digital solutions and smart phone apps|
|50-55 Minutes||Unique products, partnerships and solutions beyond hearing aids|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary and questions|
Alyson Hoffman is the Clinical Trainer for the South Florida region and has lived in Tampa, FL for the past 6 years. She joins the Phonak team after practicing Audiology in the ENT setting for the past 5 years. She received her Doctor of Science in Audiology degree from Montclair State University and her Bachelor’s degree in Communication Science and Disorders from the University of Maryland. Her clinical experience includes diagnostic audiology for adults and geriatrics, hearing aid and assistive listening device evaluation and fitting, as well as vestibular diagnostic evaluation and rehabilitation.
Alyssa Ricevuto is a Clinical Trainer at Phonak US. She joined Phonak in 2017, after working in the private practice/ENT setting for ten years. Dr. Ricevuto received an undergraduate degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders along with a minor in Gerontology from the University of Connecticut. She then received her Doctor of Audiology degree from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in 2007. Her clinical experience includes vestibular testing, VEMP, and ABR testing, as well as the selection and fitting of hearing aids and assistive devices. Dr. Ricevuto is also certified in tinnitus therapy using the Jastreboff method. Dr. Ricevuto is a member of the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association and is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology.
Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Aly Hoffman is employed by Phonak. Non-financial: Aly Hoffman has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Phonak in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event focuses on Phonak products and services and will not include info on other products or services.
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