Video head impulse testing (vHIT) is an important technique that essentially helps diagnose reduction in vestibular function in one ear against the other. Using lightweight video goggles to record eye velocity, vHIT allows healthcare professionals to quickly and objectively measure the vestibular ocular reflex (VOR) in response to common head movements people experience on a daily basis.
Did you know Oticon will give you a 24-month, interest-free loan for new audiology equipment? They also offer you the ability to completely pay off new audiometric devices through purchase of their hearing aids!
Cerumen management is a service that belongs in the scope of practice of any hearing care professional. In addition to adding another service to your portfolio, it helps add more revenue to your practice, reduce out-of-office referrals, and increase patient satisfaction.
In this episode of “Listen Up!”, Kris Hewitt, BC-HIS, RHIP and Amy Trusler, AuD, RAUD, RHIP of Pacific Audiology Group break down cerumen management and all the benefits it brings to your practice and patients.
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a disruption in the brain’s function that is usually caused by a blow to the head or when something pierces the skull and damages brain tissue. In this episode of Listen Up, Michelle Petrak, PH.D., the Director of Clinical Audiology at Interacoustics, and Gail Whitelaw, PH.D., an audiologist and the Director of the Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic at The Ohio State University, discuss TBI, how it impacts the auditory and vestibular systems, and how healthcare practitioners can team up to diagnose and treat patients.