Amplification and Assistive Devices (AAD)
Instructional Level: Fundamental
The delivery model for hearing aids has been changing, and will continue to change, with the Food and Drug Administration’s marketing authorization for the first self-fitted hearing aid. Debate has ensued regarding the consumers ability to successfully manage their hearing difficulties without professional intervention. Audiologists must be prepared to manage consumers seeking their help who were unsuccessful with these self-fitted devices. This presentation will provide tips to prepare and manage this new category of hearing aids in your practice.