Trainable hearing aids have been available for several years, although curiously, not embraced by many audiologists. This course is a review of trainable hearing aids, how they function and potential patient benefits. It will discuss the results of several research studies with trainable products, and illustrate how the findings of these studies relate to clinical practice. Finally, we’ll talk about some day-to-day applications for this technology, and hopefully conclude that trainable hearing aids are indeed a friend, not a foe.This course is part of the Signia Expert Series.
Course created on July 13, 2014
- After this course learners will be able to describe the operations of trainable hearing aids
- After this course learners will be able to describe the findings of research with trainable hearing aids
- After this course learners will be able to list three different clinical applications of trainable hearing aids
|Introduction and Review of how trainable hearing aids work
|Pros and cons of routine use of trainable products
|Review of research which has studied trainable instruments
|Future directions and clinical applications
H. Gustav Mueller
Dr. H. Gustav Mueller holds faculty positions with Vanderbilt University, the University of Northern Colorado and Rush University. He is a consultant for WSAudiology and Contributing Editor for AudiologyOnline, where he has the monthly column “20Q With Gus.” Dr. Mueller is a Founder of the American Academy of Audiology and a Fellow of the American Speech and Hearing Association. He has co-authored over ten books on hearing aids and hearing aid fitting, including the recent three-volume Modern Hearing Aids series, and the clinical text on Speech Mapping and Probe Microphone Measures.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Siemens in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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