Otoacoustic emissions (OAEs) are sounds measured in the external ear canal that are produced by tiny hair cells within the inner ear. There are different clinical uses of otoacoustic emissions measurement including infant hearing screening and description of hearing loss in children and adults. In this course you’ll learn about how OAEs are recorded and how OAEs contribute to the identification and diagnosis of hearing loss.
Please note: The International Hearing Care Technician (IHCT) courses may be purchased individually for $59 USD or as part of a full curriculum for $795 USD. The full curriculum program consists of 20 courses (20 clock-hour curricula) and includes all enduring materials as well as the final examination for the certificate. To enroll in the IHCT program, download the application form at https://www.aicme.com/files/ihct-application.pdf and email to info @ aicme.com.
- Curriculum International Hearing Care Technician (IHCT)
- Course Number IHCT308
- Price $59.00
- CEUs earned 0.05
- Language English
- Level Introductory
Presenter: James W. Hall, III, Ph.D.
James W. Hall III, Ph.D. received a Bachelor's degree in biology from American International College, a Masters degree from Northwestern University and, in 1979, his Ph.D. in audiology from Baylor College of Medicine under the direction of Dr. James Jerger. Since then, he has held clinical and academic audiology positions at major medical centers, including the University of Pennsylvania, University of Texas Medical School-Houston, and Vanderbilt University. [more details]