GN Otometrics and Unitron are partnering on a series of educational seminars to be held in summer 2012 for hearing professionals at locations across the United States.

Called “FittingNOW!,” the seminars are designed to provide proven clinical techniques to hearing health professionals and enable them to deliver more meaningful and engaging patient experiences.

The seminar series will focus on the latest clinical tools and procedures, in an interactive, hands-on learning environment. In addition, they provide 6 hours of continuing education approved by the American Academy of Audiology (AAA), the International Hearing Society (IHS), and the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).

Seminar instructors Wendy Switalski, AuD, and Brian Taylor, AuD, will take a practical approach to clinical care and focus on best practices.

Switalski is president of Audiometrics Consultants Inc, a consultant to GN Otometrics, and owner of a successful private audiology practice in metro-Detroit that serves both adult and pediatric populations. She also serves as audiologist for the South Pacific territory of American Samoa, and is an experienced lecturer and workshop instructor.

Taylor is the director of practice development and clinical affairs for Unitron. He’s also the editor of Audiology Practices and a frequent contributor to HR and AudiologyOnline. He serves on the advisory board of the Better Hearing Institute, and has published articles, book chapters, and textbooks on a topics related to hearing aids, diagnostic audiology, and business management.

The FittingNOW! Summer Series 2012 will be held in June and July in Chicago, Baltimore, and Denver. Visit for specific dates and registration.

SOURCE: Otometrics and Unitron