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
- 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|
Vice President, Oaktree Products, Inc.
A.U. Bankaitis, PhD is Vice President of Oaktree Products, Inc of St. Louis, MO, a multi-line distributor of audiology and hearing health care products. Dr. Bankaitis earned her doctorate from the University of Cincinnati in 1995 where her funded research investigated the effects of varying degrees of HIV on the auditory system. This research naturally led to the area of infection control. Dr. Bankaitis is considered one of the leading experts in this area as it pertains to the hearing industry, authoring numerous infection control publications including the popular text book Infection Control in the Audiology Clinic. none
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