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Predictions for 2031. Lise Lotte Bundesen : Practitioners as person-centred tech guides in a transformed audiology profession

 
 

Future of audiology: 2031

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Among the 15 international hearing health experts asked by Audiology Worldnews for predictions on the audiology panorama for 2031 was someone whose professional mission is to change the direction of the entire thrust of hearing care to one with the patient as an individual at its nucleus. No. 2: Lise Lotte Bundesen

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UK professional associations ready for face-to-face autumn gatherings; BTA announces virtual tinnitus event

 

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The British Tinnitus Association (BTA) has added a virtual event to a busy calendar of UK hearing events, at least two of them face-to-face gatherings.

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EUHA 2021: Fewer non-German visitors than usual as face-to-face returns

 
 
 

EUHA

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For this first face-to-face return, few non-Germans made the trip to this 2021 EUHA, traditionally the major European audiology gathering.

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LONG READ: Soft audiology skills must match potent tech in POWER and SUPER-POWER hearing aids

 

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Hearing aid manufacturers tell Audiology Worldnews  about their solutions for severe and profound loss. While these go by the name of power or super power hearing aids, applying them to any case tests the knowledge and soft skills of audiologists, who must work hard to maximise benefits from the available technology.

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EUHA is happening! Final green light given for September 15 opening of world's biggest hearing event

 
 

EUHA

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Organisers of this September's EUHA Congress have confirmed they have all the rubber stamps for the countdown to continue right up to the event's opening on September 15.

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LEARN - Signia's new online education platform for HCPs

 
 

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Leading hearing aid brand Signia has extended its support of hearing care professionals with the launch of Signia Learn, an online learning resource stop for on-demand information, peer interaction, and live and recorded courses, including many that offer continuing education requirements.

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A balancing act: the challenges of severe-to-profound hearing loss cases

 

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Treating patients with severe-to-profound hearing loss is a rope walk between maximising audibility and minimising distortion, argues audiologist Raúl García-Medina in the July-August issue of Audio Infos UK. And it is a task that throw's the onus on professionals' ability to think creatively.

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EUHA Congress: ticket booking open, Covid controls, and full programme

 
 

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The Online Ticket Shop for the 2021 EUHA Congress is now online! Visitors can purchase Congress tickets and tickets for the trade exhibition online.

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Column: the blocked ear and the pandemic

 

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During a busy spring in his clinic, UK audiologist Raúl García-Medina rescued several patients in jeopardy through poor primary care attention. In his May-June Audio Infos UK column, he argues for greater GP awareness of auditory problems, and points out where remote care falls short.

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It’s 'carry on online' for the British Tinnitus Association, whose 2021 conference will be digital

 

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The Covid necessity of staging virtual rather than in-person conferences has revealed the wider international reach of the online format. This is certainly how UK charity, the British Tinnitus Association (BTA) sees it.

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