This session will provide a comprehensive overview of the basic hearing aid styles, including body aids, behind-the-ear and in-the-ear configurations. Initially, the basic hearing aid components required of all hearing aids will be discussed, including microphones, digital/analog circuitry, power supply, and user controls. Additionally, a basic review of earmold types for use with behind-the-ear devices will be provided.
- Participants will be able to identify basic hearing aid components required of all hearing aids.
- Participants will be able to list the different hearing aid styles and advantages/limitations of each style.
- Participants will be able to identify the different earmold styles, including vented and unvented options.
- Curriculum Audiology/Hearing Science
- Course Number DF101
- Price $29.00
- CEUs earned 1
- Language English
- Level Introductory
Presenter: David Fabry, Ph.D
Fabry holds a PhD in audiology from the University of Minnesota. His professional experience includes positions as a research audiologist at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, chief of audiology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn, and VP of professional relations and education for Phonak Hearing Systems. [more details]