Getting started: Real ear measurements

This course will explore the basics and fundamentals of performing real ear measurement (REM) for hearing aid verification, including how to calibrate and insert the probe microphone and perform the key steps to an effective hearing aid verification.
Introductory
30 - 60 mins
Course
28 February 2023

Description

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the different stages and steps involved in performing real ear measurements
  • Explain how to prepare for real ear measurements, including probe tube calibration and placement in the ear
  • Perform, inspect and adjust insitu measurement curves for hearing aid verification

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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