Many excellent cochlear implant (CI) candidates are fearful about taking the step to obtain a cochlear implant. Many worry about the outcome and whether they will achieve benefit. This course will explore expected outcomes following cochlear implantation. This course is presented by AudiologyOnline in partnership with ACIA.
Course created on January 22, 2020
- After this course, participants will be able to state expected improvement on word and sentence recognition tests for adults post-implant compared to pre-implant.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the association between hearing loss and cognitive decline and how cochlear implantation might mitigate the effects.
- After this course, participants will be able to list 5 general areas where CI recipients experience improvement.
|5-10 Minutes||Mental status: Association between hearing loss and cognition|
|10-15 Minutes||Candidacy & Referrals: Current and expanded indications|
|15-25 Minutes||Expectations and Expected benefit: Pre vs post CI scores|
|25-35 Minutes||Quality of life|
|35-55 Minutes||Technology: Streamers, bimodal, directional, phone apps|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Jan Larky, AuD
Jan Larky has worked with pediatric and adult cochlear implant candidates and recipients since 1992 beginning with the single channel 3M/House device at the House Ear Institute. Jan has provided clinical care and co-directed the cochlear implant programs at UCSF for 12 years and Stanford Department of Otolaryngology for the past 15 years, providing services to both children and adults. She has expertise in programming all FDA approved cochlear implants systems that are available in the US. Jan currently serves on the Board of the American Cochlear Implant Alliance. Jan received her Master of Arts degree from the University of Iowa and her AuD, from AT Still University.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented by the American Cochlear Implant Alliance in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
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
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional Area)
British Academy of Audiology
This course has been accredited with 1 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
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Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services
Kansas Department of Health and Environment: Approved for 1 continuing education clock hours for Kansas licensed Audiologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number LTS-S0035.
New Zealand Audiological Society
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Speech-Language & Audiology Canada
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