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Minimally Invasive Ponto Surgery - A New Perspective on Bone Anchored Surgery

Marcus Holmberg, PhD

February 8, 2016

Dr. Holmberg: Today’s course will focus on why we have developed minimally invasive Ponto surgery (MIPS), how it is done, the preclinical clinical results, as well as patient benefits. We’ll start...   Read More

 


20Q: Auditory Brainstem Implants - Continued Advancements for Both Adults and Children

William H. Shapiro, AuD

November 9, 2015

1. Auditory Brainstem Implant? Isn’t that just another name for a special cochlear implant?No, not at all. Auditory brainstems implants (ABI) are actually are quite different. A cochlear implant (CI...   Read More

    


Microtia Ear Surgery and Bone Anchored Hearing Devices

Sheryl Lewin, MD

April 27, 2015

Editor’s Note: This text course is an edited transcript of a live webinar. Download supplemental course materials.Dr. Sheryl Lewin: Today we are going to discuss microtia ear surgery and bone a...   Read More

 


Mechanical Removal of Cerumen

A.U. Bankaitis, PhD, FAAA

January 28, 2013

Today's presentation is the Mechanical Removal of Cerumen. We will focus on cerumen management fundamentals as they relate specifically to mechanical removal. Since the time frame is short, it i...   Read More


Acoustic Neuroma: An Overview

Robert A. Battista, MD, FACS, Jill Messina, AuD, CCC-A

November 4, 2012

Editor’s Note: This text course is a transcript of a live, expert seminar on AudiologyOnline. Download supplemental course materials here (link to handout).Robert Battista: Today we will provid...   Read More

 


Infection Control: Best Clinical Practices

Luis Camacho

July 25, 2012

This text-based course is a transcript of the live seminar presented by Luis Camacho, M.A., FAAA, for Starkey Laboratories, Inc. Please download supplemental course materials. Today we will be discuss...   Read More

  


Infection Control Part II: What Audiologists Need to Do

A. U. Bankaitis, PhD, FAAA

June 11, 2012

This is a transcript of the live seminar presented on October 17, 2011. To view the course recording, register here. A pdf of Dr. Bankaitis' slide presentation from the live seminar is available for d...   Read More

  


Infection Control Part I: Why Audiologists Need to Do It

A. U. Bankaitis, PhD, FAAA

June 11, 2012

This is a transcript of the live seminar presented on October 11, 2011. To view the course recording, register here. A pdf of Dr. Bankaitis' slide presentation from the live seminar is available for d...   Read More

  


Oticon Medical: Introduction to the Ponto Bone Anchored System

Terri Sinopoli

May 8, 2012

This is a transcript of a live seminar. To view the course recording, register here: /audiology-ceus/course/bone-conduction-implants-aids-hearing-aids-adults-oticon-medical-introduction-to-ponto-19805...   Read More

  


Preventing Medical Errors for Audiologists - 2011 Update

Cindy Beyer, AuD, Suzanne Younker, AuD

September 26, 2011

This is a transcript of the live seminar presented on June 9, 2011. To view the course recording, register here: /audiology-ceus/course/va-selections-medical-surgical-professional-issues-ethics-preven...   Read More

  


Otoscopes

A. U. Bankaitis, PhD, FAAA

May 9, 2011

This article is a transcript of the live e-Seminar. To view the course recording, please register here. Founded in 1992, Oaktree Products is a global multi-line distributor of audiology and hearing in...   Read More

 


Revision Cochlear Implantation

R. Mark Wiet, MD, Krystine Mullins, AuD, CCC-A

April 11, 2011

This article is an edited transcript of the live e-seminar presented in November, 2010. To register to view the recorded course, click here. Revision cochlear implantation involves the removal or repo...   Read More

 


Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: Effects on the Auditory System

Bharti Katbamna, PhD, CCC-A

November 22, 2010

Maternal consumption of alcohol during pregnancy results in a range of developmental abnormalities known as fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. Fetal alcohol syndrome is the most severe manifestation wi...   Read More

  


Cerumen Management with Otomicroscopy

Eugene R. McHugh, EdD

July 28, 2008

Cerumen removal or cerumen management (CM) has been within the audiologist's scope of practice since 1992 (ASHA, 1992). CM is necessary when excessive or impacted cerumen results in insufficient acces...   Read More

 


Audiology and HIV: Developing Best Clinical Health Practices

Susan Cuttler, AuD, CCC-A, Vickie L. Adams, AuD, CCC-A

April 28, 2008

The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is the virus that causes AIDS (acquired immune-deficiency syndrome). Because the known means of HIV transmission, the exchange of bodily fluids, is not a typical...   Read More

  


The Future is Here: The Otologics Fully Implantable Hearing System

Robert M. Traynor, EdD, MBA, John M. Fredrickson, MD

November 19, 2007

Traditional electronic hearing aids have evolved to various stages of development since their inception in the late 19th century. The continuing development of electronic amplification using technolog...   Read More

 


Cerumen Management: Mechanical Removal

A. U. Bankaitis, PhD, FAAA

March 26, 2007

Varying degrees of cerumen occlusion pose challenges in the delivery of diagnostic or rehabilitative services. Routine audiological procedures require the presence of a relatively clear external audit...   Read More

 


Vestibular Neuritis: Acute Clinical Picture

Don W. Worthington, PhD, Bryan J. Layton, AuD, Jocelyn Monroe, PT, Rhoda Jenson, MS

December 11, 2006

Work completed at Intermountain Healthcare Hearing and Balance Center 230 South 500 East, Suite 150 Salt Lake City, Utah 84102 *Dr. Layton is now at Eastern Virginia Medical School, Department of Otol...   Read More

 


Ear Candling: Conflicting Information, Confused Consumers

Heather L. Shenk, Jess Dancer, EdD

February 13, 2006

Some time ago, a patient came to my office for an audiometric evaluation. When I checked his ears, I noticed a burnt-ash smell (sort of like a chimney) from several inches away. Both ears were impacte...   Read More

 


Undiagnosed Pre-Existing Hearing Loss in Alzheimer's Disease Patients?

Max Stanley Chartrand, PhD, BC-HIS

December 19, 2005

Hearing impairment is an invisible handicap, yet its effects upon one's personal health, happiness, and personal well-being are very real." Vignette: The adult children of 87 year-old Anna Smith were...   Read More


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