This course describes the need for verification in the fitting of bone-anchored hearing devices. The course will provide participants with the main steps of a fitting protocol designed for use with a skull simulator.
Course created on July 7, 2020
- Participants will be able to describe the rationale for a prescriptive target for use with bone-anchored hearing devices.
- Participants will be able to summarize the main steps of a fitting protocol designed for use with a skull simulator.
- Participants will be able to explain the impact of changing signal processing in bone anchored hearing devices on verification measures and interpret the results.
|5-10 Minutes||Why prescribe? Prescriptive targets and their impact on the consistency and quality of hearing aid fittings for air-conduction hearing aids.|
|10-15 Minutes||Why verify? The many uses of hearing aid analyzers with today’s products.|
|15-25 Minutes||Bone-anchored hearing devices: types and terminology, and lessons on verification from the labs.|
|25-30 Minutes||DSL for Bone Conduction Devices (DSL-BCD): Prescriptive targets and how to interpret a fitting screen.|
|30-40 Minutes||Verification on a skull simulator: the equipment, the setup, and the measures to make, for fitting to targets and for evaluation of advanced features.|
|40-55 Minutes||Putting it all together: examples of start to finish fitting with verification of a basic fitting and advanced features.|
Susan Scollie, PhD
Susan Scollie is a clinical audiologist and the Director of Western University’s National Centre for Audiology. She collaborates with researchers in audiology, engineering, and hearing science to study outcomes from hearing aid intervention, early intervention, and hearing aid prescription.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Oticon Medical in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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