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Understanding Cochlear Implant Surgery, in partnership with American Cochlear Implant Alliance

Course: #34210Level: Intermediate1 Hour 55 Reviews

This course will cover topics associated with cochlear implant (CI) surgery including medical candidacy, electrode choice, surgical technique and commonly asked questions about CI surgery. This course is presented by AudiologyOnline in partnership with ACIA.

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the steps involved in cochlear implant surgery.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list 3 common contraindications to surgery.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the difference between the lateral wall and perimodiolar electrodes.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes Medical Evaluation
10-20 Minutes Surgery
20-25 Minutes Surgery Post-op
25-30 Minutes Cochlear Implant choices
30-40 Minutes Center choice
40-45 Minutes CI Performance Post-op
45-55 Minutes FAQs and Misperceptions
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q & A

Reviews

55 Reviews
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.

Course participation information

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Passing an online exam will be required to earn continuing education credit, where applicable.

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