Each year, over 300 articles are published in professional journals related to the function and fitting of hearing aids. Some are rather esoteric, but others have data that provide unique fitting tips that can be applied on Monday morning! We'll review the key findings of some of this emerging research that hopefully will be useful to you and beneficial for your patients.
Course created on August 17, 2022
- After this course, participants will be able to relate the value of the HHIA/E to hearing aid selection.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe potential negative effects of using instant-fit earmold.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the effectiveness of modern hearing aid signal classification systems.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the satisfaction rates of new hearing aid users for different listening conditions.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the typical jnd’s (dB) for frequency response changes in the hearing aid fitting.
|5-15 Minutes||Research related to pre-fitting|
|15-25 Minutes||Research related to technology|
|25-55 Minutes||Research related to verification and validation|
|55-60 Minutes||Review/Q & A|
H. Gustav Mueller
Dr. H. Gustav Mueller holds faculty positions with Vanderbilt University, the University of Northern Colorado and Rush University. He is a consultant for WSAudiology and Contributing Editor for AudiologyOnline, where he has the monthly column “20Q With Gus.” Dr. Mueller is a Founder of the American Academy of Audiology and a Fellow of the American Speech and Hearing Association. He has co-authored over ten books on hearing aids and hearing aid fitting, including the recent three-volume Modern Hearing Aids series, and the clinical text on Speech Mapping and Probe Microphone Measures.
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