With the proliferation of hearing aids that can directly connect with smartphones it is important for professionals working with hearing aids to stay up to date on smartphone technology and understand how smartphones can be effectively utilized in the office. This talk will cover differences between different smartphone platforms (iOS, Android) as well as real-world examples of how smartphone settings can be changed to benefit hearing aid users will be provided throughout the presentation.
Course created on April 17, 2020
- After this course learners will be able to identify skills necessary to become more comfortable working with smartphones in a hearing care practice.
- After this course learners will be able to describe the differences and similarities between iOS and Android software and how it relates to the fitting of made for smartphone hearing aids.
- After this course learners will be able to navigate and change smartphone settings on both Android and iOS devices to help your patients get the most benefit from the hearing aid/smartphone relationship.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction to Outsmarting the Smartphone|
|5-20 Minutes||Discuss the needs and success of smart technology|
|20-40 Minutes||Review differences in smartphone operating systems and accessibility options|
|40-55 Minutes||Case studies and troubleshooting|
MS CCC-A, FAAA
Kara Sinner is the ReSound Key Account Product Training Manager. Kara earned her Master’s degree in Audiology from The University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point. Since joining ReSound in 2000, her responsibilities have included technical support, quality engineering and operations support. She is currently responsible for training, seminar planning and material development. Prior to her employment at ReSound, Kara’s experience has included sales account management, technical support, clinical and private practice Audiology.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by ReSound in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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