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Why Does My Equipment Need Calibration? Basics of Calibration

Course: #33141 Level: Introductory1 Hour
Live WebinarTue, May 28, 2019 at 1:00 pm EDT

Do you ever wonder what happens every year when your equipment is calibrated? A NASED certified service technician will explain the procedures and the reasons equipment requires calibration.

Preview Exam

Upcoming Live Webinars

Tue, May 28, 2019 at 1:00 pm EDT
CEUs/Hours Offered: ACAud/1.0; BAA/1.0; CAA/1.0; Calif SLPAB/1.0; IACET/0.1; IHS/1.0; Kansas, LTS-S0035/1.0; NZAS/1.0; SAC/1.0
Under Review: AAA/0.1 Introductory

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to describe the process for calibration of an audiometer and tympanometer.
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to name the standards used for calibration, and why its important to use one standard.
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to describe the difference between a 711 coupler, an artificial ear coupler, and an artificial mastoid.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-15 Minutes Discuss purpose of calibration of audiometric equipment
15-25 Minutes Introduce procedure for audiometer calibration
25-35 Minutes Introduce procedure for middle ear analyzer calibration
35-45 Minutes Introduce procedure for OAE/ABR Calibration
45-50 Minutes Introduce procedure for other equipment Calibration
50-55 Minutes Discuss frequency of calibration for different types of equipment
55-60 Minutes Summary/QA

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Scott Lamb is a guest speaker for GSI, and was provided an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: Scott Lamb has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Grason-Stadler (GSI) in partnership with AudiologyOnline.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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Australian College of Audiology

Australian College of Audiology

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British Academy of Audiology

British Academy of Audiology

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Canadian Academy of Audiology

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International Hearing Society

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Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services

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New Zealand Audiological Society

New Zealand Audiological Society

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Speech-Language & Audiology Canada

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