The Earlens Contact hearing solution provides audibility over a wide frequency range from 100-10,000Hz. This session will outline fine-tuning and programming recommendations for common perceptual reports from Earlens patients.
Course created on December 20, 2021
- After this course, participants will be able to describe clinical flow guidelines and processes for placement and fitting of the Earlens device.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe steps required for fitting and programming the Earlens device.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the basis, rationale, and benefits of the fitting prescription utilized in Earlens fitting software.
|0-5 Minutes||Introductions and disclosures|
|5-15 Minutes||Earlens candidacy and patient flow|
|15-25 Minutes||Introduction to Earlens Fidelity™ Fitting Software|
|25-40 Minutes||Calibration – why is it needed and how is it used for fitting|
|40-55 Minutes||Gain prescription in Earlens Fidelity. Brief overview of the CAM2 fitting formula|
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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