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Course: #28691

Contemporary Perspectives on Cochlear Implants in Children, presented in partnership with Cincinnati Children's

1.5 Hour  

Cochlear implant candidacy continues to evolve as we learn more about patient needs, and as technology advances. This presentation will address considerations for pediatric implant recipients, utilizing several case study examples. Cases will include those who may not be considered traditional implant candidates as well as those with a variety of special needs. Presenters will discuss the hurdles and possible solutions with each case. This course is presented in partnership with Cincinnati Children's.

Upcoming Live Webinars

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 12:00 pm EST
CEUs/Hours Offered: AAA/0.15 Intermediate; ACAud/1.5; AG Bell - LSLS/1.5 Domain 1; ASHA/0.15 Intermediate, Professional; BAA/1.5; CAA/1.5; Calif SLPAB/1.5; IACET/0.2; IHS/1.5; Kansas DHE, LTS-S0035/1.5; NZAS/2.0; SAC/1.5
Preview Exam

Course Learning Outcomes

  • After this course learners will be able to describe current pediatric cochlear implant candidacy and the evaluation process.
  • After this course learners will be able to provide case studies to highlight situations where current candidacy guidelines are not always met.
  • After this course learners will be able to identify important aspects of an evaluation protocol and management of pediatric patients who receive cochlear implants.

Time-ordered Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-15 Minutes Current pediatric candidacy
15-80 Minutes Case studies
80-90 Minutes Summary, Q & A

Course Presenters

jill huizenga

Jill Huizenga, AuD, CCC-A

Dr. Huizenga is a pediatric audiologist at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.  She has worked with both adults and children with hearing aids, bone conduction devices, and cochlear implants, and has been involved in candidacy evaluations, initial stimulations and fittings, follow up, and troubleshooting.  Her primary area of interest is cochlear implantation in the pediatric population.  Jill received her clinical doctorate of audiology (AuD) from the University of Cincinnati in 2012 and completed her clinical fellowship at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. 


michael scott

Michael Scott, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA

Michael Scott currently serves as the Auditory Clinical Research and Implant Program Coordinator at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.  His clinical and research interests include auditory implants, (re)habilitation, and electrophysiology.  He received a master’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Washington University in St. Louis, and an Au.D. from the Northeast Ohio Au.D. Consortium.  In addition to his clinical and research work at CCHMC, Dr. Scott is currently attending the University of Cincinnati as a PhD student.  


Presenter Disclosure: Jill Huizenga: Financial: Jill Huizenga is employed by Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, AudiologyOnline's cooperative partner for this event. Non-financial: Jill Huizenga has no non-financial relationships to disclose.

Michael Scott: Financial: Michael Scott is employed by Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, AudiologyOnline's cooperative partner for this event. He has conducted auditory implant research. Non-financial: Michael Scott has no non-financial relationships to disclose.


Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented by AudiologyOnline is partnership with Cincinnati Children's Hospital.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Academy of Audiology

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Australian College of Audiology

AudiologyOnline courses are approved for Continuing Education Points by the Australian College of Audiology. Automatic ACAud Approval Number 20000. This course is offered for 1.5 CEP.


AG Bell - Listening and Spoken Language Credential

This course is offered for 1.5 hour(s) of CE Credit from the AG Bell Academy for Listening and Spoken Language. For an explanation of content areas, view PDF listing all 9 domains.


American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

This course is offered for 0.15 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Area)


British Academy of Audiology

This course has been accredited with 1.5 CPD point/s by the British Academy of Audiology.


Canadian Academy of Audiology

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California Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology Board

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International Hearing Society

This program is approved by the International Hearing Society and its educational committee, the International Institute for Hearing Instruments Studies. To learn more about earning IHS CE Credit, click here.


Kansas Department of Health and Environment

Kansas Department of Health and Environment: Approved for 1.5 continuing education clock hours for Kansas licensed Audiologists by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. Long-Term Sponsorship number LTS-S0035.

AudiologyOnline.com is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board to provide CEUs, approval number PDP 267.


New Zealand Audiological Society

This course is offered for 2.0 Continuing Education points through the New Zealand Audiological Society.


Speech-Language & Audiology Canada

Clinically certified members of Speech-Language & Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with AudiologyOnline. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.