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Phonak Makes “Well-Hearing is Well-Being” Conference Available to Registrants All Summer Long

Phonak has announced that registrants for its upcoming “Well-Hearing is Well-Being” conference will be able to access a professional recording of the event through August 31, 2021.

The online symposium will feature renowned experts from around the world who will share the latest research and clinical best practices for hearing care professionals to ensure patients understand the important link between hearing well and well-being.

The program includes:

  • Implementing Family-Centered Hearing Care to Improve Well-Being (30 min) – Louise Hickson (AUS)
  • A Vigilance for the Well-Being of Patients in Our Care Within and Beyond Clinic Walls (60 min) – Moderator: Gabrielle Saunders (DEN) with panel guests John Greer Clark, Kris English and Joe Montano (USA)
  • Socio-Emotional Well-Being: Influences of Hearing Loss and Hearing Rehabilitation (30 min) – Gurjit Singh (CAN)
  • Age Related Hearing Loss, Social Isolation, and Loneliness: Past and Present (30 min) – Barbara Weinstein (USA)
  • The effects of hearing aid use on cognitive function and neural plasticity in the aging brain: Can we delay cognitive decline? (30 min) – Julia Sarant (AUS)
  • Hearing Loss and Physical Activity: A Systematic Review of the Literature (30 min) – Elizabeth Stewart (USA)

“Our goal with this conference is to promote better overall well-being for those with hearing loss, by building awareness and educating hearing and health care professionals and the public on the importance of the prevention, detection and treatment of hearing loss,” said Stacey Rich, Manager of Audiology Leadership and Training for Phonak. “We realize that not everyone can make the live session so we are thrilled that registrants will be able to access the recordings at their leisure all summer long.”

The ‘Well-Hearing is Well-Being’ symposium takes place live from May 30 with live Q&A with all expert speakers on Wednesday, June 2 from 5:00-6:00 p.m. EDT with live networking following the Q&A.

All presentations will be subtitled in English and can be accessed 24/7 for on demand viewing from June through August.


Source: Phonak