Beyond the Audiogram: Diagnostic and Verification Tools to Improve Hearing Aid and Cochlear Implant Fittings

February 21, 2018


Summary

When we have a hearing problem, we begin with a hearing test, often called an audiogram. This basic set of data gives us a starting point for setting how much sound the hearing device should produce. However, it falls short of the complete picture of needs most people have.

This webinar, Beyond the Audiogram: Diagnostic and Verification Tools to Improve Hearing Aid and Cochlear Implant Fittings, will review some other tools and techniques available to most hearing care professionals to better define needs and measure the outcomes of hearing aid and cochlear implant settings and features.

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Brad Ingrao, Au.D.

Assistant Professor of Audiology, Nova Southeastern University

Brad Ingrao, Au.D. has been in clinical practice since 1992 in a variety of settings including academia, private practice, educational audiology, the VA and the hearing aid industry. He specializes in severe to profound hearing loss, including cochlear implants, musicians with hearing loss and hearing assistive technologies. He has presented... Read More >

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David Andreaggi

Staff Audiolgist, Long Beach VA

Dr. David Andreaggi graduated from the University of Pittsburgh and received his doctor of audiology degree from Towson University. He performed his 4th year externship at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center’s Cochlear Implant Center as well as at a local private practice. Dave currently works as a staff audiologist at the... Read More >