Beyond The Basics: CROS / BiCROS

1 - 2 hours
23 April 2024


This course will demonstrate how to perform verification of CROS and BiCROS hearing instruments. The session will focus on which patient candidacy for CROS/BiCROS fittings, the benefits and advantages of CROS/BiCROS fittings over traditional devices, and how to utilise probe microphone measurements in order to fit and verify such fittings.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the patient groups that are suitable for CROS/BiCROS fittings
  • Describe the benefits of CROS/BiCROS hearing aid fittings
  • Explain how to perform probe microphone measurements for CROS/BiCROS fittings


Michael East
Michael is an Audiologist and Clinical Scientist from the UK with many years of experience working in senior clinical audiology positions within the National Health Service, specialising in both paediatrics and vestibular assessment/rehabilitation. He holds undergraduate and postgraduate degrees from the University of Southampton and Aston University respectively and completed the UK’s National School of Healthcare Science “Scientist Training Programme”; leading to his registration as a Clinical Scientist.
Ashley Hughes
Ashley earned her doctorate of audiology from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2014. She works for Interacoustics US, and is the main point of contact for all audiometry, impedance, OAE, hearing aid fitting, and telehealth solutions. Ashley has served as an invited speaker at state and national conferences and is an author on multiple published articles and posters. She is highly involved in the American Academy of Audiology, along with her state audiology organization, the Minnesota Academy of Audiology.

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