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Earl Harford, 1929 – 2016

Earl Harford, Ph.D. died September 24, 2016 at his home in Tucson, Arizona.  Dr. Harford was well known for his professional and academic career in Audiology which began at McGill University. He then spent seventeen years at Northwest­ern University where he taught, mentored, and published with luminaries in our profession including Raymond Carhart, Jim Jerger,…

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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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Small changes to go “Green”

I started to think on Earth Day about what we do for sustainability in our offices. Part of this comes from reading a friend’s book, “Your Mother Called (Mother Earth)…You’d better call her back!” Gina Murphy-Darling is known as “Mrs. Green” here in Tucson and around the country. She has an Internet-based radio show every…

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Bridging the Gap Between What Patients “Need” and What They “Want”

How many times have you told a patient what hearing aid they need, only to be told, “Well, that’s fine, but I want the other one.” At times there is a substantial difference between the hearing aid system that would work best for patients and the system that they want. Some hearing aids have the…

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