Beefing up Your Vestibular Assessment Knowledge – tips, tricks & resources

You’ve probably already noticed, but I’ll state the obvious: education has been the theme for OTObiography’s start of the new year. This week, I’d like to highlight http://www.icsimpulse.com , as there are many fantastic resources available for FREE – videos, links to webinars, white papers, etc.  In particular, I am a fan of the Vestibular…… Continue reading Beefing up Your Vestibular Assessment Knowledge – tips, tricks & resources

Announcing the 4th annual Audiology Systems University!

Otometrics/Audiology Systems is excited to announce the fourth annual Audiology Systems University taking place at our North American Headquarters in Schaumburg, Illinois on March 29th – March 30th, 2018.   The itinerary will include a tour of our corporate headquarters, product presentations, a hearing aid fitting workshop, a panel discussion regarding career opportunities within the audiology…… Continue reading Announcing the 4th annual Audiology Systems University!

New Year’s Resolution: Professional Development

As always, at the start of every new year I pledge to NOT make any New Year’s Resolutions.  The beginning of 2018 was no different. I pledged with all of my heart to avoid making such promises, but just like every previous year I’ve been sucked into making them. Often they revolve around my family…… Continue reading New Year’s Resolution: Professional Development

OTC Hearing Aids and the Hearing Healthcare Professional

Arguably one of the biggest events in 2017 for hearing healthcare professionals was the signing of the Food and Drug Administration Re authorization Act of 2017 this past August, which now allows for Over The Counter (OTC) hearing instruments to be sold.  This new legislation now requires the FDA to create an OTC category for…… Continue reading OTC Hearing Aids and the Hearing Healthcare Professional

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…

To get some last minute CEUs in! Did you know that while most of the major manufacturers in our industry have channels on Audiology Online, there is also a treasure trove of text courses, transcripts and articles available as well? My favorite articles tend to be the Ask the Expert series. And if you’re free…… Continue reading It’s the most wonderful time of the year…

Verification Made Easy?

A few months ago, I got up on a soap box and ranted for a few hundred words or so about how as a whole, hearing healthcare professionals needed to take a good hard look in the mirror to figure out why we are choosing to not follow best practice guidelines set out by every…… Continue reading Verification Made Easy?

Five (Audiology) Things I’m Thankful For

It’s oddly fitting that the turkey art my youngest son came home with has five large, suspiciously hand-shaped feathers to complete his foot-turkey’s tail plumes.  I had been thinking about writing an “five Audiology things I’m thankful for” post for Thanksgiving for a while now, so he not only inspired me to sit down a…… Continue reading Five (Audiology) Things I’m Thankful For