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Assessing and Fitting Musicians

Develops the necessary underpinning knowledge and skills to understand the specific needs of musicians, understand their specific concerns and working environment, and achieve a better outcome for improved hearing and ear defence.

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  • 18 April
    1 day, 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
    • £545.00 excl. VAT
  • 22 May
    1 day, 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
    • £545.00 excl. VAT
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Description

By the end of the course you will be able to:
  • Empathise with the psychological impact of hearing loss, tinnitus and hyperacusis on musicians
  • Analyse the acoustic properties of music vs speech
  • Compare and contrast various instruments with regards to how they are heard, played and placed in a band/orchestra
  • Discuss test results in relation to music as well as speech
  • Apply adaptations to standard test methods, and consider other test options when assessing the hearing loss of musicians
  • Identify what adjustments and settings may be more or less appropriate for musicians to assist with fine-tuning/troubleshooting
  • Recognise when to refer on or consider alternative hearing aid or device options for the client
  • Evaluate the limitations of audio equipment & hearing preservation methods in a musical setting
  • Reflect on the areas of consent, documentation and further ear care management for musicians
 
 

Prerequisites

Delegates must be working in the field of Audiology as a Registered Audiologist.