Welcome to the CARL Community

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Since CARL's inception, lesson plans, use cases, videos, and a wide array of articles have been produced to form the beginnings of the CARL Curriculum.


This page is the source for them all.

Here's a breakdown of all our CARL content

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 Validation Studies 

Koch RW, Moodie S, Folkeard P, Scollie S, Janeteas C, Agrawal SK, Ladak HM. Face and content validity of a probe tube placement training simulator. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology. 2019 Mar 1;30(3):227-34.

https://doi.org/10.3766/jaaa.17114

Koch RW, Saleh H, Folkeard P, Moodie S, Janeteas C, Agrawal SK, Ladak HM, Scollie S. Skill Transference of a Probe-Tube Placement Training Simulator. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology. 2020 Jan 1;31(1):40-9.

https://doi.org/10.3766/jaaa.18054

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 CARL Articles 

Biomedical engineering grad launches simulation technology startup to improve hearing health care

https://www.schulich.uwo.ca/research/about_us/monthly_enewsletter/2018/september/new_grad_launches_simulation_technology_startup_to_improve_hearing_health_care.html

Development and Validation of a Manikin-Based Probe-Tube Placement Training Simulator

https://canadianaudiologist.ca/issue/volume-5-issue-6-2018/manikin-based-probe-tube-feature/

AHead Simulations Launches CARL Training Simulator

http://www.hearingreview.com/2019/03/ahead-simulations-launches-carl-training-simulator/

Learning Amplification with CARL: A New Patient Simulator

https://www.audiologyonline.com/articles/learning-amplification-with-carl-new-25840

CARL Revolutionizing Audiology Education
https://news.westernu.ca/2019/09/carl-revolutionizing-audiology-standards/

Clinical utility of CARL, a patient simulator for clinician training, in a private practice setting

https://canadianaudiology.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Clinical-utility-of-CARL-2.pdf

Training & Product Learning with Simulation: A New Clinician’s View of the Benefits

https://www.audiologyonline.com/interviews/training-product-learning-with-simulation-26857

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 CARL PDF Lesson Plans

Below are some lesson plans to get you started with your implementation of CARL. Each of these templated lessons are split into the following sections:
 

(1) Lesson Overview, (2) Introduction, (3) Procedure, (4) Exercises, 
(5) Evaluating Competencies, (6) Resources

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Intro to Audiometry & Occupational Hearing
Practice placing headphones, inserting foam inserts, physical otoscopy, and preparation for a hearing test
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Fittings Hearing Aids with CARL
Practice otoscopy, RIC sizing, probe tube placement, RECD measures, insertion of the hearing aid into the ear, fine tuning, and other real-ear measures
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Evaluating Hearing Aid Streaming
Practice connecting hearing aids with cellphones and tablets for the streaming of music and speech
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Programming and Verifying Telecoil Programs
Practice programming telecoils, verify their frequency response, and learn about telephone options
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Fitting and Verification of CROS & BICROS
Learn and practice how to work with CROS and BICROS fittings.
 

 CARL Video Lessons 

 
 

Stay tuned for much more!


Have you made some CARL resources of your own?  We'd love to share them!
 

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