Hearing Aids the Inside Track - James Cook Hospital Middlesbrough TS4 3BW
This course is for any Audiologist or Hearing Aid Practitioner who would like an update on current hearing aid technology and its clinical application, or who would like to develop their understanding in this area. No prior in-depth technical knowledge is required.
This course draws on the extensive expertise of the training staff who work for hearing aid manufacturers, and will include insights into the rationale behind the technology and its application. All five manufacturers who currently have hearing aids on NHS contract are teaching on the course.
The course consists of short talks (20-30 mins each). Topics include compression strategies, speech-in-noise processing, feedback management, directionality, prescriptive formulae, REM signals and protocols, test-box measurements, fitting profound and challenging hearing losses ... and much more.
There will be presentations on each manufacturer‟s NHS hearing aid range and the current features of these hearing aids. Short talks throughout the course will also give opportunity to reflect on key principles in hearing loss rehabilitation.
Please note: this course relates to adult hearing aid provision. It does not address paediatric provision, complex needs, or service management issues.
Anne Davies by email email@example.com
Head of Audiology Training and CPD
James Cook University Hospital
Middlesbrough T: +44 (0)1642 854051
United Kingdom F: +44 (0)1642 854073