Amplification for patients in the music industry can be overwhelming and even a little confusing as these expert listeners hold different aural values that are often in opposition to their audiologists. This course will look at care for those patients in terms of needs, wants, and types of amplification, offering the audiologist information on culturally appropriate amplification.
Please note: You may earn ABA Tier 1 credits for this course if you complete it as part of the course 26346, "NIHL Webinar Series." Course 26346 contains recordings of all three events from our 2015 NIHL Webinar Series. ABA Tier 1 CEUs can be earned only when all modules are completed as part of course 26346.
Course created on July 15, 2015
- As a result of this Continuing Education Activity, participants will be able to explain how to better communicate within the music industry culture.
- As a result of this Continuing Education Activity, participants will be able to explain how to better adjust compression, gain, and EQ for music industry professionals with hearing loss.
- As a result of this Continuing Education Activity, participants will be able to explain how to better choose amplification devices for music industry professionals.
|5-10 Minutes||The culture of music|
|10-20 Minutes||Counseling musicians with hearing loss|
|20-40 Minutes||Choosing an amplification device|
|40-55 Minutes||Fitting the amplification device|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Heather Malyuk, AuD
Doctor Heather Malyuk is an audiologist and musician originally from northeast Ohio. Heather holds a degree in Music History & Literature from The University of Akron and received her clinical doctorate in audiology from Kent State University. She currently directs the musicians’ clinic at Sensaphonics Hearing Conservation in Chicago, specializing in hearing protection and in-ear monitors for a diverse clientele of musicians, from well-known touring artists to local bands. In addition to her full-time career in audiology, Heather is an internationally acclaimed fiddler and guitarist, having toured, taught and performed extensively with a focus on old time Appalachian music. She has recorded many albums and was recently recognized for her performance on an Emmy Award-winning documentary. Heather feels blessed to be able to combine her passions for music, science and health every day as an audiologist.
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