Ontario physicians are often asked to advise, refer, and support patients with hearing care questions and concerns. AHIP provides CPD-approved seminars and helpful articles that prepare physicians to respond to these issues. We work to keep all healthcare providers engaged with the latest information about hearing care in Ontario.
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Articles for Physicians
Cochlear Implantation Associated with Improved Speech Perception
Cochlear implantation was associated with improved speech perception and cognitive function in adults 65 years or older with profound hearing loss, according to a report published online by JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. Hearing impairment is associated...
The Link Between Diabetes Mellitus And Sensorineural Hearing Loss
A Summary of the Evidence By Eirini Mihanatzidou, MA(Hons), M.Aud, Aud(C), Reg. CASLPO, and Rhonda Kerlew, RN, BScN, MBA About the Authors Eirini Mihanatzidou (far left) is the president and chief audiologist of Brilliant Hearing, a patient-focused audiology practice...
Buyer Beware: The Danger of Buying Hearing Aids Over the Internet
I was having a conversation with a man at the gym the other day, and the talk turned to hearing aids. The man, in his 70s, admitted he was hard of hearing, but was reluctant to get hearing aids because he found them so expensive. He told me that if he does get a new...
WARNING: Buying Hearing Aids from the Internet
Serious Health Risks In Ontario, a prescription is required by law prior to a hearing aid being dispensed. Without obtaining the assistance of qualified hearing healthcare professionals, you will not have obtained proper testing, selection, counseling and dispensing....
Types of Hearing Aid Technology
Just as there are many types of people with a wide variety of needs and wants, there is also an excellent variety of hearing aids to suit. The following offers a brief overview. For more details about what will work the best for you book a hearing test and...
Types of Hearing Aids
There are 5 types of modern hearing aids. Each class of devices has unique benefits to help suit your lifestyle and maximize your satisfaction with the devices that you choose. For more details of what will work best for you call your hearing instrument...
Do you have a hearing loss?
Hearing Loss is an invisible disability and affects people of all ages. It is often left untreated until it has negatively impacted the lives of the hard-of-hearing and everyone around them. Approximately 3 million Canadians suffer from hearing loss, that's 1 out of...
Consumer Groups/Hearing-Related Organizations
- Better Hearing Institute
- Canadian Hard-of-Hearing Association
- Canadian Hearing Society
- Canadian International Hearing Services
- Guide Dogs
- Health Professions Regulatory Advisory Council
- Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
- Regulated Health Professions Act
- Canadian Auditory Equipment Association
- Canadian Hearing Instrument Practitioners Society
- Conestoga College
- George Brown College
- MacEwan University
- Rosemont College
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