PSAP performance research will be reviewed, offering the necessary context to showcase the performance potential of devices currently trending in the media. Strategies integrating PSAPs and other alternative amplification products into established clinical practices utilizing retail tactics will be outlined.
Course created on March 1, 2019
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- After this course, participants will be able to explain how to objectively evaluate device performance capabilities and corresponding appropriateness for a given audiometric configuration.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe two residual limitations of PSAPs objectively verified to meet NAL-NL2 targets for a given audiometric configuration.
- After this course, participants will be able to list three potential PSAP distribution models for clinical practice.
|5-10 Minutes||PSAPs vs hearables vs OTC vs hearing aids|
|10-15 Minutes||PSAP categories|
|15-30 Minutes||Overview of PSAP vs hearing aid performance research conclusions|
|30-40 Minutes||Objective evaluation of PSAP performance capabilities for a given audiometric configuration|
|40-70 Minutes||Performance profiles of trending PSAP products|
|70-80 Minutes||Disruptive technology distribution models for the Audiology practice|
|80-90 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
A.U. Bankaitis, PhD, FAAA
Vice President, Oaktree Products, Inc.
A.U. Bankaitis, PhD, is Vice President of Oaktree Products, Inc., a multi-line distributor audiology supplies. Dr. Bankaitis serves as a resource to the industry, offering both product and practice management solutions in the areas of infection control, cerumen management, and hearing assistance technology. For the past 5 years, she has been helping audiology business with digital marketing tactics, including E-store integration, website content development, and geofencing campaign strategies. Her current research focuses on coupler and real-ear aided response performance of PSAPs, hearables and OTC devices with the goal to help identify potentially viable options and corresponding strategies for integrating retail options within a clinical practice.
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