An outcomes-focused discussion of strategies for fitting children of all ages with advanced digital hearing instruments and remote microphone technology. Different fitting approaches were studied based on the child's age along with appropriate family-centered counseling strategies.
Course created on March 5, 2018
- After this course learners will be able to identify listening needs for specific pediatric age groups.
- After this course learners will be able to describe how directional microphones and an automatic hearing aid operating system improve a child's outcomes.
- After this course learners will be able to discuss the vital role the hearing care professional plays in the prescription of appropriately fit advanced digital hearing instruments.
- After this course learners will be able to identify rechargeable technology for children.
|5-35 Minutes||Amplification strategies for children 0-8; Listening needs of the developing child|
|35-55 Minutes||Amplification strategies for children 9-18; Balancing the listening needs and social needs of older children|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary; Q and A|
Pediatric and FM Specialist
Shannon Motsett joined the Phonak Team in April 2006 as a Pediatric and FM Specialist. She attended the University of Memphis, where she earned a Master of Arts in Audiology. Shannon has previous experience as a Clinical Audiologist in an Ear, Nose, and Throat practice and as a Pediatric Audiologist at Nemours Children's Clinic in Jacksonville, FL. Presenter is employed by Phonak
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