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The Moovin' Groovin' Outer Ear

Course: #33467Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Live WebinarTue, Aug 6, 2019 at 1:00 pm EDT

In this course, we’ll examine the outer ear’s compliance using data from direct ear scanning and CT scans. We’ll also discuss how compliance can inform hearing aid and earmold design and modification to create a comfortable fit.

Preview Exam

Upcoming Live Webinars

Tue, Aug 6, 2019 at 1:00 pm EDT
CEUs/Hours Offered: ACAud/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
Under Review: AAA/0.1 Intermediate

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to give a brief explanation of how the Lantos scanning system works.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe how jaw motion affects ear canal shape.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to explain how pressure applied during scanning or impression-taking can affect ear shape.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the regions of compliance in the outer ear and ear canal.


0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-15 Minutes How ear scanning works using the Lantos system
15-25 Minutes Why should we care about ear dynamics and ear compliance?
25-35 Minutes Ear dynamics with jaw motion
35-45 Minutes What can we learn about compliance from comparing scans and impressions?
45-55 Minutes Ear reaction to laterally-applied pressure
55-60 Minutes Q&A

Presented By

Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Dr. Lydia Gregoret, is a salaried employee of Lantos Technologies, Inc. and has ownership interest in Lantos Technologies, Inc. in the form of stock and stock options. Non-financial: Lydia Gregoret has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Lantos Technologies in partnership with AudiologyOnline.

Content Disclosure: This learning event focuses on Lantos Technologies products and services and will not include info on other products or services.

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Australian College of Audiology

Australian College of Audiology

AudiologyOnline courses are approved for Continuing Education Points by the Australian College of Audiology. Automatic ACAud Approval Number 20000. This course is offered for 1 CEP.

British Academy of Audiology

British Academy of Audiology

This course has been accredited with 1 CPD point/s by the British Academy of Audiology.

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

Kansas Department of Health and Environment: Approved for 1 continuing education clock hours for Kansas licensed Audiologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number LTS-S0035.

New Zealand Audiological Society

New Zealand Audiological Society

This course is offered for 1.0 Continuing Education points through the New Zealand Audiological Society.

Speech-Language & Audiology Canada

Speech-Language & Audiology Canada

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