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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The fine art of demonstrating the efficacy of a noise-reduction program

In my two previous blog posts, I discussed various ways of clearly showing patients the benefits of hearing aids. I explained how to conduct demonstrations using test words and pulsed warbled test tones. Today I want to talk about demonstrating a hearing aid’s ability to handle “background noise.” But be warned, this topic is fraught…

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Satisfy hard-to-fit patients with your impression-taking and earmold expertise

If you are working with a hard-to-please patient, I suggest that you introduce two concepts at the same time: maximum comfort (what feels good to wear) and maximum hearing (the fitting that will give the patient the “best” hearing). When a new hearing aid user is finicky, you need to win instant approval from the…

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An Earplug is More than JUST an Earplug: Part III

By Dr. Toby Bateson The following is the third and final part of a series on earplugs, written by guest contributor  Toby Bateson, MD. Dr. Bateson is an Emergency Room Doctor in the UK as well as being the Managing Director of ZenPlugs Ltd.  He is the inventor of the ZenPlugs Molded Earplug System and…

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An Earplug Is More than JUST an Earplug: Part II

  Back with the second part in his three-part series on Earplugs is a guest blogger, Toby Bateson, MD.   Dr. Bateson  is an Emergency Room Doctor in the UK as well as being the Managing Director of ZenPlugs Ltd.  He is the inventor of the ZenPlugs Molded Earplug System and Hammer Technologies AutoMat Rat Repellent For Cars. …

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