The Earlens Contact hearing solution routinely provides usable audibility over a wide frequency range spanning 100- 10,000Hz 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 July 22, 2020
- After this course learners will be able to describe clinical flow guidelines and processes for placement and fitting of the Earlens device.
- After this course learners will be able to describe steps required for fitting and programming the Earlens device.
- After this course learners will be able to describe the basis, rationale and benefits of the fitting prescription utilized in Earlens fitting software.
- After this course learners will be able to list three common fine-tuning steps performed by audiologists while fitting and programming an Earlens device.
|0-5 Minutes||Introductions and disclosures|
|5-15 Minutes||Earlens candidacy and patient flow|
|15-25 Minutes||Introduction to Earlens fitting software (ELF)|
|25-35 Minutes||Calibration – why is it needed and how is it used for fitting?|
|35-45 Minutes||Gain prescription in ELF. Brief overview of the CAM2 fitting algorithm|
|45-55 Minutes||Commonly performed fine-tuning for Earlens fittings|
Pragati Rao Mandikal Vasuki, PhD
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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