This course will provide an overview to the design approach of Starkey's hearing instruments. Topics will include modern flex circuitry, HydraShield 2 and receiver cable upgrades. Information on the measures taken to ensure quality and reliability of these instruments will also be highlighted.
Course created on November 9, 2011
- Upon completing this course learners will be able to describe the advantages of high density flex circuitry.
- Upon completing this course learners will be able to describe improvements to the RIC receiver cables.
- Upon completing this course learners will be able to identify what oleophobic and hydrophobic means.
- Upon completing this course learners will be able to describe the use of the "salt fog" test.
Michael Myers, AuD, FAAA
Regional Field Trainer
Dr. Michael Myers joined Starkey Hearing Technologies in January 2008 as an Education and Training Audiologist, providing training on Starkey products and software for customers across the United States. He obtained his B.S. in Education from Edinboro (PA) University, his M.A. in Audiology from Cleveland State University and his Au.D. from the Arizona School of Health Sciences. Prior to joining Starkey, Dr. Myers worked in clinical practice for 20+ years and has extensive experience in diagnostic hearing and balance testing, as well as hearing aid fitting and rehabilitative audiology. He is licensed to practice audiology in Pennsylvania and Ohio, and is a long standing member of the American Academy of Audiology.
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