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Achieving the Best Outcomes with a Cochlear Implant: 20 Top Tips

Course: #570Level: Intermediate1 Hour

This session will review four key topics that impact a child's outcomes with a cochlear implant: (1) maximally using the sound processor, (2) empowering parents to promote auditory learning (3) addressing needs in school settings, and (4) involving friends and family members to aid in the child's personal development. Each topic will be explored by sharing a series of tips and related resources that can help families and professionals achieve the best possible outcome.

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkUpon completing this course, users will be able to recommend practices for parents and educators to maximize outcomes with a child's sound processor.
  • checkmarkUpon completing this course, users will be able to outline ways in which a therapist can guide a parent to encourage auditory learning for his/her child with cochlear implant(s).
  • checkmarkUpon completing this course, users will be able to name strategies to aid parents and educators in providing a positive learning environment for a child with cochlear implant(s).

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-15 Minutes Using the sound processor
15-30 Minutes Empowering parents
30-45 Minutes Addressing School Needs
45-55 Minutes Involving Family in Social Growth
55-60 Minutes Summary/Discussion

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American Academy of Audiology

American Academy of Audiology

AudiologyOnline is approved by the American Academy of Audiology to offer Academy CEUs for this activity. The program is worth a maximum of 0.1 CEUs. Academy approval of this continuing education activity is based on course content only and does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedure, or adherence of the event to the Academy's Code of Ethics. Any views that are presented are those of the presenter/CE Provider and not necessarily of the American Academy of Audiology.


Australian College of Audiology

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 0.1 CEP.


American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

Intermediate Level
0.1 ASHA CEUs


Canadian Academy of Audiology

Canadian Academy of Audiology

The Canadian Academy of Audiology (CAA) supports and assists its members in the attainment of continuing education towards an individual professional development plan as required by their Provincial Regulatory Colleges and Provincial Associations. Audiology Online is an approved provider of educational activities for CAA members. Each hour of activity may be counted as one Continuous Learning Activity Credit (or equivalent) as allowed by the applicable regulatory college or association.


International Hearing Society

International Hearing Society

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Speech-Language & Audiology Canada

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.