auditory fitness

Hearing Fitness-for-Work Protocols

by Mike Metz Compensation for hearing-impaired workers has been sort of on the back burner for many years.  Audiologists are occasionally called upon to measure and compute the hearing disability associated with hearing injuries resulting from workplace noise exposure.  A potentially larger issue of workplace hearing loss involves “fitness for duty” decisions.   Audiologists are…

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Hearing Aid Acoustician Programme: Eduplex Institute – Part 2

Editor’s Note: In last week’s post, we introduced the Eduplex Training Institute (ETI) as an education training provider offering courses related to hearing and being available to individuals anywhere in the world through a unique global eLearning approach. Hearing Aid Acoustician Programme Description   The Eduplex Training Institute recognizes that travel to existing, and often distant, educational sites is typically not practical…

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Hearing Education Training

Editor’s Note: Today’s post comes to us from HHTM’s own Editor-In-Chief, Wayne Staab, PhD, discussing an innovative new global eLearning program for the hearing industry. eLearning Program for Hearing Education Training   Hearing education training has come a long way, but not necessarily for those wishing to engage at an entry level.  Degreed programs have been…

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Boundary Areas Between PSAPs and Hearing Aids, Part 1

This is first in the Device Disruptions series edited by Richard Einhorn. Editor’s Note:  In the 70’s, Mead Killion, PhD, ScD (hon), urged high sound quality for hearing aids when hardly anyone else cared, let alone understood, its crucial importance. He is the inventor of the legendary K-Amp, the Digi-K, the QuickSin, some of the…

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You Say Hello, We Say Goodbye

Hello! “Curiosity is insubordination in its purest form.” Vladimir Nabokov The Hearing Health section is embarking on an exciting  path in coming weeks, with the introduction of a new series entitled Hearing Health Disruptions, edited and curated by famed composer and hearing consumer advocate Richard Einhorn.  Mr. Einhorn is the only editor at HHTM who rates…

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Winning the War against Hearing Loss, part 4: Hearing Well with a Cell Phone

By: Bob Martin, AuD Miracles happen in our field. Last time I discussed Kim who, thanks to her hearing aids, was able to work in a noisy bar and save her family’s home. This week, I want you to meet David, a real estate agent with severe hearing loss. In the past he could not…

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