Getting started: Hearing Instrument Testing (HIT)

Intermediate
1 - 2 hours
Course
31 March 2022

Description

In this course, Jack Bennett, International Clinical Trainer, will explore the importance of hearing instrument test box measurements and show you how to get started with performing HIT box measurements. Learning objectives: Understand why HIT box measurements should be integrated in your clinic Understand how to perform HIT box measurements with different types of hearing aids and check tolerances to ANSI and IEC standards Understand how to perform additional measurements in the HIT box.

Presenter

Jack Bennett
Jack is an Audiologist, clinical trainer and lecturer from the UK. Having studied Audiology at Aston University he gained experience in clinical diagnostic Audiology at Worcester Royal Hospital and extensive rehabilitative Audiology experience for a private Audiology company. He has been teaching and training in Audiology for much of his career, starting as a mentor and developing into managing the continuous training of other Audiologists. He has taught clinical Audiology in many countries around the world with his work as an International clinical Trainer with the Interacoustics Academy. Through clinical education and international conference speaking he has introduced new concepts and tests to multiple countries as well as updating and progressing the diagnostics of experienced clinicians and medics. His work at Interacoustics UK as the Clinical Manager has Jack managing the various educational activities both for internal staff and in formal update training for Audiologists and medics in the UK. Jack’s academic teaching started at Aston University and now as an Honorary teaching fellow he teaches on various topics such as vestibular diagnostics and techniques in auditory rehabilitation at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He is the module leader for the Psychoacoustics module on the Educational Audiology course at Mary Hare school/Hertfordshire University and also lecturers on other modules in Anatomy, Physics of Sound and Diagnostic techniques.

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