Vanderbilt to Hold Annual Hands-on Hearing Aid Workshop

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE — There are fun times to be had in Music City this September.  The Vanderbilt Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences will host its 21st annual Hearing Aid Hands-On Workshop September 15-17th, 2016 at the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center in Nashville, TN.

This three-day event covers all aspects of hearing aid selection, fitting and verification. Drs. Gus Mueller, Todd Ricketts and other Vandy faculty will provide lively discussions and interactive, hands-on training on the latest technology, processing algorithms and verification instrumentation.

 

Topics include selection and fitting of the newest advanced features such as bilateral beamforming, wireless streaming technology and frequency lowering; patient fitting considerations regarding speech testing and cognitive issues; speech mapping and probe-mic measures for prescriptive verification and feature assessment.

 

This workshop features hands-on activities using the fitting software from leading manufacturers while driving different models of probe-microphone equipment and conducting speech mapping applications.

This is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to learn best practices from leading experts in a small, dynamic group setting. There will also be ample time to enjoy the wonderful sites and sounds of Music City in the evenings with your notable and experienced Vandy tour guides.

The workshop is offered for a maximum of 1.3 CEUs. Registration is limited. Please visit www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/ASHAcontinuinged  for more information and registration.  For information regarding workshop contact:  GoVandy@gusmueller.net.