Oticon’s BrainHearing™ philosophy is based on a solid foundation of research on how the brain interprets sound. It has driven past technological advancements and propels our vision for how we need to develop technology in the future. We will discuss how hearing care professionals can use this information effectively with patients to encourage them to take the next step towards better hearing.
- After this course learners will be able to explain the concept of BrainHearing.
- After this course learners will be able to describe how the brain processes and organizes sound.
- After this course learners will be able to explain how to apply these processes to recommend appropriate Oticon hearing solutions for patients' listening needs.
|5-15 Minutes||The historical perspective|
|15-35 Minutes||New BrainHearing™ perspective|
|35-55 Minutes||How we support the brain’s natural processes|
Rob Dowling, AuD
Robert is the Government Services Account Manager of the Southeast Region. Rob has been with Oticon for over 6 years as a Clinical Account Manager. With over 20 years of experience, Rob has worked in various practice settings providing diagnostic and dispensing services. Rob brings a personal perspective to his professional life. As a hearing instrument user since 1972, he currently wears bilateral cochlear implants.
Amanda Szarythe, AuD
Education & Training Specialist
Amanda Szarythe is the Education and Training Specialist serving Oticon’s Blue Ridge region. She is responsible for new and continuing education programs for hearing care professionals, technical product training and audiology field support for adults and children. Prior to joining Oticon, Amanda had experience in education and training and worked at a private practice on the North Shore of Massachusetts. Her experience includes fitting hearing aids, diagnostic audiological testing, physician marketing and informational seminars for patients. She earned her Doctor of Audiology degree from the University of Massachusetts.
Amanda Szarythe: Financial: Amanda Szarythe is employed by Oticon. Non-financial: Amanda Szarythe has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Oticon in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event focuses on Oticon products and services and will not include info on other products or services.
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