Wireless hearing instruments utilize many different technologies and can provide different benefits for patients. This presentation will provide an overview of how different wireless technologies work and how they can provide benefit for improving audibility and quality of life for patients.
Course created on November 15, 2016
- After this course learners will be able to describe the differences between various wireless technologies used with hearing instruments.
- After this course learners will be able to describe the benefits of wireless accessories in at least two communication situations.
- After this course learners will be able to list the benefits of direct communication with SMART devices in at least two situations.
|5-25 Minutes||Different wireless systems and how they work|
|25-45 Minutes||Benefits of using wireless accessories|
|45-55 Minutes||Benefits of using MFi and SMART devices|
John Nelson, PhD
VP, Audiology Global Relations, GN Resound
John A. Nelson, PhD is the Vice President of Audiology Global Relations at ReSound. He is based in Glenview, Illinois, USA. In this role, he ensures product education between headquarters (research, development, and marketing), subsidiaries and hearing professionals around. He joined GN ReSound in 2004 and worked at the corporate headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark for three years. Dr. Nelson completed his bachelor degree at the University of Minnesota and his master degree in Audiology at the University of South Carolina. In 1998, he earned his PhD degree in Speech & Hearing Sciences at the University of Iowa with a focus on psychoacoustics, amplification, and digital signal processing.
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