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Aural Rehabilitation in Modern Practice: Steps for Success

Patients need help adjusting to hearing loss and making the best use of their hearing aids and assistive devices, but this process starts from the moment you meet the patient, not after they’ve received their hearing aids. Learn how to embed counseling and aural rehabilitation (AR) techniques in every appointment to show your patients how to live and function with a hearing aid and hearing loss, without limiting their independence.


 

Building Relationships with Physicians

Building relationships between your hearing healthcare practice and physicians is crucial for gaining new patient referrals. The majority of those suffering from hearing loss consult physicians before consulting hearing healthcare professionals. Developing key relationships with physicians can minimize impairment and maximize function for mutual patients.



 

 


OTC & Oticon

The Over the Counter (OTC) Hearing Aid Act, passed in the US in 2017, is a game changer for hearing aid dispensing professionals. Or is it? Many viewpoints abound on this controversial topic. Getting all the information you can now is imperative. Learn how one manufacturer is approaching OTC, the Hearing Industries Association (HIA) position, background and current status of the OTC law, and where we go from here.


 

 

How to Increase Patient Satisfaction

In today’s competitive landscape, meeting the needs of your patients is critical for growing and maintaining a healthy and thriving business. Learn how to develop an education program focused on patient benefits and fitting adjustments designed to send your patients’ satisfaction soaring.


 

Hearing Loops - Front Row Hearing in Every Seat

Hearing loops are a simple and cost-effective technology that eliminate background noise within a confined environment and enable those with hearing loss to hear more clearly and comfortably without any need for additional specialty equipment. Widely used in Great Britain and Europe, hearing loop technology is rapidly gaining popularity and adoption in the United States. Many of those with hearing loss are unaware of the benefits of hearing loops and how their hearing aids can integrate with this amazing technology.

 

Combining Wireless Technologies

In utilizing wireless technologies in hearing instruments, manufacturers have historically been challenged with the choice of prioritizing audiological performance or patient convenience. Join expert presenter, Eric Branda, AuD, Director of Product Management for Sivantos, for an in-depth look at how wireless technology is being used in modern hearing instruments.

 

OTC Hearing Aids and PSAPS: Implications of the PCAST and NAS Reports

Over the last two years, the hearing healthcare industry has been the subject of considerable scrutiny by governmental agencies, including the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST), the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), as well as the private, yet highly respected National Academy of Sciences (NAS, formerly the Institute of Medicine). Both the PCAST and NAS issued reports in October and June, respectively, aimed at accessibility and affordability issues and each contain several concerning recommendations, including but not limited to those that promoted an over-the-counter classification of hearing aids and loosened restrictions on personal sound amplifiers.

 

Five Principles to Amplification Success, Patient Retention and Referrals

Today’s hearing healthcare practices must stand out from the retail-selling model of big box stores in order to compete and thrive. The “Five Principles” described in this presentation are based on the philosophy that hearing healthcare professionals must do more than “sell” hearing aids and that family and friends suffer as much or more from the patient’s hearing loss as the patients themselves. Garnering trust and producing loyal relationships from patients and their families produce personal and peripheral referrals, and help to solidify a loyal patient base.

 

How to Design an Effective Case History Questionnaire


A well-written and executed case history questionnaire will help you build a rapport with your patients and learn important information to better serve them. View this webinar today to develop or enhance your case history questionnaire to make it work for both you and your patients.