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Step by Step: The Audiologist’s Guide to Fitting the Inductive Earlens Contact Hearing Solution

Course: #35363Level: Intermediate1 Hour 10 Reviews
Recorded Webinar

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

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CEUs/Hours Offered: AAA/0.1 Intermediate; ACAud/1.0; AHIP/1.0; BAA/1.0; CAA/1.0; IACET/0.1; IHS/1.0; Kansas, LTS-S0035/1.0; NZAS/1.0; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to describe clinical flow guidelines and processes for placement and fitting of the Earlens device.
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to describe steps required for fitting and programming the Earlens device.
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to describe the basis, rationale and benefits of the fitting prescription utilized in Earlens fitting software.
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to list three common fine-tuning steps performed by audiologists while fitting and programming an Earlens device.

Agenda

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
55-60 Minutes Summary

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Pragati Rao Mandikal Vasuki is an employee and shareholder of Earlens Corporation. Non-Financial: Pragati Rao Mandikal Vasuki has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

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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Australian College of Audiology

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Association of Hearing Instrument Practitioners of Ontario

Association of Hearing Instrument Practitioners of Ontario

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British Academy of Audiology

British Academy of Audiology

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Canadian Academy of Audiology

Canadian Academy of Audiology

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International Hearing Society

International Hearing Society

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Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services

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New Zealand Audiological Society

New Zealand Audiological Society

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Speech-Language & Audiology Canada

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