Remote Hearing Aid Fitting: Alternatives to Real Ear Measurements (2/3)

10 - 30 mins
26 February 2021


Jack Bennett, BSc (Hons), International Clinical Trainer from the Interacoustics Academy discuses some alternative methods a clinician can use to verify a hearing aid fitting, when in situ real ear measurements aren’t appropriate or have been rendered inaccurate by various factors. He also discusses the changing landscape of hearing aid fitting in light of recent technological advancements, such as hearing aids with remote fitting apps. Jack Bennett explains how to ensure Real Ear to Coupler Difference (RECD) measurements can be performed to the highest quality, focussing on different techniques and the limiting factors. There is also a guide to using the SPL60 probe for RECDs. This is the second video in a three part series on remote aid fitting.


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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