This course will review new key journal articles on hearing aid technology and provide clinical implications for practicing audiologists.
This course is part of the 2021 Industry Innovations Summit on AudiologyOnline.
Course created on March 1, 2021
- After this course, participants will be able to list new key journal articles on the topic of hearing aids that have implications for audiology clinical practice.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the purpose, methods and results of new key journal articles on hearing aids that have implications for audiology practice.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain some clinical takeaway points from new key journal articles on hearing aids.
|5-10 Minutes||Research in brief|
|10-20 Minutes||Article 1 Review|
|20-30 Minutes||Article 2 Review|
|30-35 Minutes||Research in Brief|
|35-45 Minutes||Article 3 Review|
|45-55 Minutes||Article 4 Review|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Associate Professor at the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson center for Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences and Director of the Dan Maddox Hearing Aid Research Laboratory
Todd A. Ricketts, Ph.D., Professor and Vice Chair, department of Hearing and Speech Sciences, Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He is the Director of the Dan Maddox Memorial Hearing Aid Research Laboratory. He has published more than 100 articles, books and book chapters including the recently published textbook, Essentials of Modern Hearing aids with his co-authors Gus Mueller and Ruth Bentler. He has also provided over 300 presentations both nationally and internationally. He continues to pursue a very active federally and industry funded research program studying the interaction between hearing aids and other hearing assistive technologies, listening environment, and individual differences as they impact the listening and communication experience. In addition, current work also focuses on enhancing cost-effectiveness and efficiency in hearing health care while maintaining high quality. He is a Fellow of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA), past Editor of Trends in Amplification and the Journal of Speech Language and Hearing Research, and a past member of the American Academy of Audiology board of directors. He is currently vice-chair of American National Standards Institute (ANSI) S3 (Bioacoustics) committee. He is also a current member of the International Collegium of Rehabilitative Audiologists (ICRA). In addition to his research and service, Todd teaches and mentors students at Vanderbilt.
Erin Margaret Picou
Research Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Erin Picou is a research assistant professor in the Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She currently directs the Hearing and Affect Perception Interest (HAPI) laboratory, which is funded through a variety of industry and federal funding sources. Her research interests are primarily related to hearing aid technologies for adults and children, with a specific focus on speech recognition, listening effort, and emotional responses to sound. Erin is currently serving on the editorial board of the American Journal of Audiology and as a Section Editor for Ear and Hearing. In addition to her research activities, Erin is involved with teaching and mentoring AuD students at Vanderbilt
Erin Picou: Financial: Erin Picou is employed by Vanderbilt University. AudiologyOnline has made a donation to Vanderbilt University's student educational program in appreciation of the presenters donating their time to the Vanderbilt Audiology Journal Club on AudiologyOnline. She has received research funding on a topic that might be discussed in this course from: WSAudiology, Starkey, Oticon, Widex, ASHFoundation, and Sonova. Non-financial: Erin Picou is a Section Editor for Ear and Hearing and the American Journal of Audiology.
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