Profession

Spanish Association of Audiology and Hearing Care Sector (ANSAA) launched

Launch

ANSAA

ANSAA has been recently created in Spain as a non-profit organisation by Amplifon, Audifon, Cottet, GAES and Oticon.

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People fear effect on their hearing loss at the workplace

Workplace

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More than half of the people living with hearing loss feel they can’t be open about it in the workplace.

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Oticon launches website to promote knowledge and implementation in pediatric audiology

Pediatrics

Oticon announces the launch of KIPA to expand access to the resources of the knowledge and implementation in pediatric audiology.

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New NICE guidance on adult hearing loss published

Guideline

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The National Institute for Clinical Excellence have released the ‘Guidance on Hearing Loss in Adults: Assessment and Management’.

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New app to rate noise levels in restaurants

App

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A new app, called SoundPrint, has been developed to help people record sound levels at restaurants and to enable users to find a quiet restaurant by comparing sound levels.

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A new approach to hearing assessment for personnel in public safety

Noise

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A new method for assessing auditory fitness in people working in public safety areas, such as police and correctional services, was recently published in the journal Ear and Hearing, reports News-Medical.

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Group for aspiring audiologists with hearing loss

Advocacy

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An audiology student at the University of Texas – Dallas (UT Dallas) has started a group to support students with hearing loss who are in audiology programs or who plan to study audiology.

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Could this be the year you gain recognition at the 2018 Audiologist of the Year awards?

AOTY 2018

Jaspreet Bahra, former UK AOTY
Jaspreet Bahra, former UK AOTY

With the 6th July deadline fast approaching, the countdown is on for hearing professionals in the UK to be in the running for the prestigious industry award that recognises Europe’s top audiologists.

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Phonak launches eAudiology webinar series

TRAINING

Phonak eAudiology webinars
Dr. Danielle Glista

The webinars are developed and presented in close collaboration with renowned international experts. The goal is to support hearing care professionals in clinical practice through the digital transformation and in integrating eAudiology solutions into their practice.

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Smartphone app to be used for speech therapy

Telemedicine

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Australia-based company Spokle Group has launched a speech therapy app in Indonesia to promote telemedicine, reports the Jakarta Post.

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