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Siemens Expert Series 2014

Course: #24905Level: Advanced5 Hours 68 Reviews
Recorded Webinar

This series of courses reviews current topics in hearing loss and amplification, including identification and remediation of Spatial Processing Disorder, managing patients with severe hearing loss, and tips and tools to help counsel patients regarding their individual needs.

Course created on September 8, 2014

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No CEU credit available

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to discuss issues related to customization of hearing aids to individual patient needs, including the use of pre-assessment measures.
  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to define Spatial Processing Disorder and discuss its identification and remediation.
  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to list tools that might be useful to counsel patients on realistic expectations from amplification as well as additional tools that may make it easier to explain differences in levels technology.
  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to discuss the abilities, challenges and possible solutions for adults with severe hearing loss, defined as pure-tone thresholds between 60 and 90 dB HL.
  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to describe how modifications of test procedures and other information from selected clinically relevant publications can be applied to everyday hearing aid selection and fitting.

Agenda

0-60 Minutes Matching Technology & Features to Patient Needs
60-120 Minutes Assessment and Remediation of CAPD
120-180 Minutes Tools Patients Might Find Helpful in Understanding Different Hearing Aid Technology
180-240 Minutes Understanding and Managing Severe Hearing Loss
240-300 Minutes Day-To-Day Hearing Aid Fittings: Clinical Nuggets From Recent Research

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Presenter Disclosure: Catherine Palmer: Financial: Catherine Palmer is a paid, guest presenter for Siemens Hearing USA. Dr. Palmer has received funding for some of the research that will be discussed in this course. Catherine Palmer is the editor-in-chief of Seminars in Hearing. Non-financial: Dr. Palmer's editorial responsibilities have included reviewing papers on the topic presented in this course.

Harvey Dillon: Financial: Harvey Dillon is the Director of the National Acoustic Laboratories. He has participated in research that may be discussed in this course. Harvey Dillon received an honorarium from Siemens for this presentation. Non-financial: Harvey Dillon has no non-financial relationships to disclose.

Sharn Cameron: Financial: Sharon Cameron has participated in research which may be discussed in this course. Sharon Cameron received an honorarium from Siemens for this presentation. Non-financial: Sharn Cameron has no non-financial relationships to disclose.

Michael Valente: Financial: Michael Valente has authored several textbooks on the topic of amplification, and has participated in research on this topic. Dr. Valente received an honorarium from Siemens for this presentation. Non-financial: Michael Valente has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Pamela Souza: Financial: Pamela Souza is a paid guest speaker for Siemens USA. She has received grant funding for some of her research which may be discussed in this course. Non-Financial: Pamela Souza has no relevant non-financial relationships to declare.

Gus Mueller: Disclosure: Financial: Dr. Mueller has a private audiology consulting practice and is the Senior Audiology consultant for Siemens Hearing Instruments. He serves as a Contributing Editor for AudiologyOnline and the hearing aids series editor for Plural Publishing. He is the senior author of the books “Communication Disorders in Aging”, “Probe Microphone Measurements”, and the co-author of the “The Audiologists’ Desk Reference, Volumes I and II. Non-Financial: Dr. Mueller has no non-financial relationships to disclose.


Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Siemens in partnership with AudiologyOnline.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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