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Signia Expert Series: Partnering with Home Health Care Providers
Signia CEU courses
Presented by Catherine Palmer, PhD
Live WebinarWed, Jul 24, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #32807Level: Intermediate1 Hour
An audiology partnership with home health providers for the purpose of improving communication during recovery and beyond will be described. Data related to the program including pre-testing of home health care provider knowledge of hearing and resources, uptake of the program, and post-test of knowledge will be provided.

Signia Expert Series: Practical Tinnitus Management
Signia CEU courses
Presented by Gail Whitelaw, PhD
Recorded WebinarAudio
Course: #32806Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This session will provide a practical approach to helping patients that present with tinnitus in a clinical setting. Myths and facts about patients presenting with tinnitus will be addressed and the focus will be how many patients with tinnitus can be treated in the general audiology setting.

Signia Expert Series: Adapting your Practice to a New Generation of Consumers
Signia CEU courses
Presented by Patty Greene, MA
Recorded WebinarAudio
Course: #32997Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will help attendees understand the differing characteristics and behaviors of a new generation of hearing aid consumers and ways to adapt current hearing care business practices to attract, communicate, and work with this new consumer segment. Attendees will gain a better understanding of how these consumers are a force of change in the hearing aid industry by leading more health plans to partner with third-party managed care companies, and how to accurately measure profitability of these third-party referrals.

Signia Expert Series: Is autoREMfit a reasonable verification alternative?
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Presented by H. Gustav Mueller, PhD
Live WebinarWed, Aug 21, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #328081 Hour
No CEUs/Hours Offered
Today, most all major hearing aid manufacturers have partnered with one or more probe-mic companies to facilitate autoREMfit. That is, the interaction between the fitting software and the real-ear measures allow for automatically fitting to prescriptive targets. The notion is that this approach is faster than traditional verification, speeding up the fitting process. But is the procedure valid? Is it reliable? Is it as good as "clinician fit?" That's what we'll talk about in this webinar.

Signia Expert Series: Competing in Today's Disruptive Audiological Environment
Signia CEU courses
Presented by Amyn Amlani, PhD
Recorded WebinarAudio
Course: #32805Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Hearing healthcare is evolving at a rapid rate. Origins of this evolution stem, in part, from the recent proliferation of disruptive innovations (e.g., OTCs/PSAPs, pharmaceuticals), along with changes in population dynamics. This course provides participants with evidence and hands-on tools that promote opportunities for increased audiology awareness, and increased adoption of services and technologies in this changing market landscape.

Signia Expert Series: eAudiology - Patient Engagement
Signia CEU courses
Presented by Tom Powers, PhD
Live WebinarWed, Aug 28, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #329981 Hour
No CEUs/Hours Offered
Remote adjustments of hearing aids are becoming more frequent. To gauge the patient engagement several studies were conducted to evaluate improvement on multiple outcome scales. In one study the caregivers, for hearing impaired individual subjects with cognitive decline, reported on the impact of remote programming on a reduction of burden scale. Implications for use of remote programing with several patient population will be discussed.

Signia Quick Tips: Signia Apps and Accessories
Signia CEU courses
Presented by Lisa Klop, AuD, Leanne Powers, AuD
Recorded Webinar
Course: #333820.5 Hours
No CEUs/Hours Offered
In this webinar learn more about Signia’s streaming accessories and smartphone apps. These accessories and apps bring effortless and convenient streaming of TV, music, and phone calls. Live demonstration of the myControl app will be featured.

Why "Natural" is the New Normal: Clinical Evidence of Own Processing (OVP™) Benefits
Signia CEU courses
Presented by Catherine Jons, AuD
Recorded WebinarAudio
Course: #33123Level: Intermediate1 Hour
An important component of a successful hearing aid fitting is providing patients with a natural sounding own voice. Attempts to meet this goal have included gain reduction and/or increased venting, but at the expense of audibility and signal processing in noise. This webinar presents research findings using Signia’s new Own Voice Processing, demonstrating benefits for maintaining own-voice naturalness with both open and closed fittings, and for different fitting rationales while preserving the benefits of directional-microphone and noise-reduction signal processing.

Why Open Hearing Aid Fittings are Often Not the Best Choice for the Patient
Signia CEU courses
Presented by Matthias Froehlich, PhD, Ulrich Giese, PhD, Thomas A. Powers, PhD
Text/Transcript
Course: #33262Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course reviews the pros and cons of open-canal versus occluding ear-coupling systems for hearing aids, and presents comparative data of three different options. Data was collected for both laboratory testing and real-world judgments.

Signia Government Services: May 2019 Contract
Signia CEU courses
Presented by Jennifer Gehlen, AuD, Lisa Klop, AuD
Recorded Webinar
Course: #32951Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Nx is clinically-proven to improve the most common communication issues. In addition, Signia offers multiple products with exceptional style, ease of use and convenience. The expanded product line provides innovative solutions for all your patients – first time wearers and experienced wearers - without compromising audiological benefits. Join us, as we introduce even more options on the May 2019 contract.