Recent updates to ANSI standards for real-ear measurements have introduced a standard definition of the RECD. Current implementations that use the ANSI standard RECD will be described, along with new protocols that help us to increase the accuracy with which we personalize a hearing aid fitting for a child or an adult.
Course created on December 8, 2020
- After this course participants will be able to describe key changes in the definition of the Real Ear to Coupler Difference due to a new ANSI standard.
- After this course participants will be able to explain how the RECD varies when measured with foamtips versus earmolds.
- After this course participants will be able to describe a new protocol for correcting the RECD that is applied in new Audioscan software systems.
|5-10 Minutes||Overview of the new standard|
|10-30 Minutes||RECD evidence and applications|
|30-40 Minutes||New software functions for the RECD.|
|40-45 Minutes||VF1 and VF2 overview of software versions|
|45-55 Minutes||Case Examples|
Dr. Susan Scollie is an Associate Professor at the National Centre for Audiology at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada. Together with colleagues Dr. Marlene Bagatto and Dr. Danielle Glista, she participates in the development of the DSL Method for hearing aid fitting, and leads the Child Amplification Laboratory. Dr. Scollie and colleagues work closely with the Ontario Infant Hearing Program and the Manitoba Universal Newborn Hearing Screening Program. Dr. Scollie also collaborates with colleagues including Drs. Paula Folkeard, Vijay Parsa, and Ewan Macpherson to develop studies within the Translational Research Unit, a new laboratory that partners with industry to evaluate new products and procedures.
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