AudiologyNOW! 2017: Disrupt Audiology: Exploring the Inevitable Impact of Technology on Hearing Aid Technology and Service (0.2 CEUs)
Disrupt Audiology: Exploring the Inevitable Impact of Technology on Hearing Aid Technology and Service (0.2 CEUs)
Recorded: April 7, 2017
Presenters: David Fabry, PhD
Duration: 2 hours
Instructional Level: Intermediate
Learner Outcomes: Upon completion, each participant in the eAudiology Web seminar will be able to:
- Describe the impact of PCAST, IOM (NAS) & FDA reports regarding the role for OTC hearing aids to expand access and improve affordability for persons with hearing loss.
- List six inevitable forces of technology that will impact the delivery of hearing aid service and delivery.
- Identify the way that generational forces will impact attitudes towards hearing aid service and delivery.
During the past 40 years, hearing aids have emerged as a central component to Audiological clinical and private practice. The impact of technology has been undeniable, with the evolution from analog to digital technology. Service and delivery has been relatively unchanged, but we are on the cusp of major revolution. This session will discuss both internal and external disruptions to the current model of practice.
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