The Earlens Contact hearing solution routinely provides usable audibility over a wide frequency range spanning 100- 10,000 Hz and presents the opportunity for a unique partnership between otolaryngology and audiology to dispense the device. This session will detail the steps involved with fitting and verifying this revolutionary hearing device.
Course created on December 18, 2020
- After this course learners will be able to describe how verification is performed in acoustic hearing aid and the Earlens device.
- After this course learners will be able to describe how maximum output is calculated for acoustic hearing aids and the Earlens device.
- After this course learners will be able to describe the basis and consequence of venting in acoustic hearing aids vs. the Earlens device.
|0-5 Minutes||Introductions and disclosures|
|5-10 Minutes||How Earlens works|
|10-15 Minutes||Verification in Acoustic devices and Earlens|
|15-20 Minutes||Maximum output in acoustic devices and Earlens|
|20-25 Minutes||Venting and its impact on maximum stable gain|
Pragati Rao Mandikal Vasuki
Senior Research Audiologist and Hearing Scientist
Dr. Pragati R. Mandikal Vasuki is a Senior Research Audiologist and Hearing Scientist at Earlens Corporation, where she leads research efforts investigating the benefits of this technology. She earned her PhD in Audiology and Auditory Cognitive Neuroscience at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. After receiving her doctorate, she was recruited to an industry Research Audiologist position in the United States at Starkey Hearing Technologies and worked on the development of signal processing techniques and EEG measurement of hearing aid benefit. Dr. Mandikal Vasuki has published peer-reviewed articles in top-tier audiology and hearing journals. She is an author on over 20 presentations at peer-reviewed conferences and has been invited to present at over 10 forums/colloquia. She serves as an editorial board member of the Journal of the Indian Speech and Hearing Association and frequently serves as a reviewer for top-tier Audiology journals including Ear and Hearing, International Journal of Audiology, JAAA, and JASA.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Earlens Corporation in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event focuses on Earlens Corporation products and services and will not include info on other products or services.
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