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OTC Survey

Please complete this survey about the over-the-counter hearing aids which was developed by a CAA Interest Group (Bagatto, Aiken, Armstrong). The purpose of this survey to is to gain an understanding of the views of hearing healthcare practitioners regarding over-the-counter hearing aids in Canada. Please refer to the article: “Are Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids Good for… Read More

Upcoming webinar: New Advances in Tinnitus Assessment Webinar – Nov. 20th

CAA Webinar: New Advances in Tinnitus Assessment Speaker: Philippe Fournier, Ph.D. Join us on November 20th, 2018 at 1 pm ET for the CAA webinar: New Advances in Tinnitus Assessment with Philippe Fournier, Ph.D. ABSTRACT: While masking and residual inhibition (RI) may provide diagnostic and prognostic valuable information, these measures are rarely performed in clinics, as they are… Read More

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Events

30th Seminars on Audition Conference

North York Novotel, Toronto, ON

30th Seminars on Audition Conference –  PSAPs, OTCs, and Clinician-Provided Hearing Aids: Performance, Psychology, and your Practice 

Saturday, February 23, 2019, 9:00 am –4:30 pm

North York Novotel, 3 Park Home Avenue, Toronto, ON

Continental breakfast (8 to 9 am) and Lunch Included

With the click of a button, consumers can now use online shopping to find hearing products that are advertised as hearing aids. What are these products really offering? Join us for this one day Seminar to learn more about new verification measures and standards that can reveal the differences between quality levels of products, the economic, legislative, and psychological contexts for technology change and adoption, new features of advanced, clinician-fitted hearing aids, and a glimpse into the Canadian context for OTCs. We hope to make this day both interesting and informative!
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Masterclass on Motivational Interviewing for Audiologists

Birkbeck, University of London, London, United Kingdom

This course is designed for those who wish to enhance their skills and knowledge on offering Motivational Interviewing (MI) in their day-to-day clinical practice. Students will gain a wider spectrum of theoretical knowledge and clinical skills with regard to psycho-social aspects of hearing impairment and application of advanced evidence-based psychological skills in empowering patients through the process of audiologic rehabilitation.

International Hearing Loss Conference

Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

Program Committee
Steve Lomber, University of Western Ontario
Larry Roberts, McMaster University
Robert Harrison, SickKids
Blake Butler, University of Western Ontario
Brian Allman, University of Western Ontario
Richard Salvi, University at Buffalo
Anu Sharma, University of Colorado Boulder
Prudence Allen, University of Western Ontario
Marshall Chasin, Marshall Chasin & Associates, Toronto

Management of the Tinnitus & Hyperacusis Patient

The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

27TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

FOR PROFESSIONALS AND PATIENTS

Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Guest of Honor: Shelley Witt, MA Audiologist, Working with Patients Who Have Bothersome Tinnitus & Hyperacousis Activities Treatment

Registration: http://www.continuetolearn.uiowa.edu/UIConferences/meetings.aspx?cnfcode=16-168-01

 


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Academic Articles

The Effect of Memory Span and Manual Dexterity on Hearing Aid Handling Skills in New and Experienced Hearing Aid Users.

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Evaluation of a Protocol for Integrated Speech Audiometry.

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