ADHEAR, MED-EL’s revolutionary bone conduction system, is comprised of an audio processor and an adhesive adapter. This course will describe the fitting, fine tuning, and orientation process for the ADHEAR system.
Course created on March 27, 2018
- After this course learners will be able to describe the presets of ADHEAR.
- After this course learners will be able to identify and use the optional ADHEAR programming software.
- After this course learners will be able to demonstrate how to orient children and adults to use and care of the ADHEAR system.
- After this course learners will be able to explain how to connect the ADHEAR audio processor to external sound sources such as MP3 players, phones.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction and overview of learning objectives and agenda|
|5-10 Minutes||MED-EL and This is Why|
|10-20 Minutes||Candidacy for bone conduction systems generally. Categories of bone conduction systems. Candidacy for ADHEAR and overview of ADHEAR and how it works|
|20-25 Minutes||Main components of ADHEAR, and summary of the preset configuration|
|25-35 Minutes||Introduction and overview of the ADHEAR software configuration tool|
|35-45 Minutes||Orienting your patient to the ADHEAR system including battery change, steps to positioning ADHEAR, storage, cleaning and maintenance|
|45-50 Minutes||Connecting ADHEAR to external sound sources|
|50-55 Minutes||A review of available online supports for your patients|
|55-60 Minutes||Four key advantages of ADHEAR; Conclusion|
Amanda O'Donnell, AuD
Acoustic Systems Manager
Dr. O’Donnell is an audiologist with a broad base of clinical and educational experiences. She joined MED-EL Corporation in 2017. She is passionate about improving the care individuals with hearing and balance disorders receive, and has demonstrated this by providing evidence-based care in clinical practice, and education and training to clinicians and students alike. Previous experience includes an educational specialist role with a major hearing instrument manufacturer, and prior to that as a clinician and professor at UNC Chapel Hill. She has also held the role of audiology consultant with HIMSA since 2014. Amanda received her undergraduate degree from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, and her doctorate in Audiology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is Board Certified in Audiology, holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology from ASHA, and is licensed in the State of North Carolina.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by MED-EL in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event focuses on MED-EL products and services and will not include info on other products or services.
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