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ADHEAR - A Revolution in Bone Conduction Technology

Course: #30549Level: Intermediate1 Hour 328 Reviews
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ADHEAR, MED-EL’s revolutionary bone conduction system, is comprised of an audio processor and adhesive adapter. ADHEAR does not apply pressure to the head, and is designed for all-day comfort, ease of use, and reliable, optimal positioning on the mastoid for consistent access to sound.

Course created on March 9, 2018

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CEUs/Hours Offered: AAA/0.1 Intermediate; ACAud/1.0; AG Bell - LSLS/1.0 Domain 1; ASHA/0.1 Intermediate, Professional; BAA/1.0; CAA/1.0; IACET/0.1; IHS/1.0; Kansas, LTS-S0035/1.0; NZAS/1.0; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to identify the main components of the ADHEAR audio processor.
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to describe the correct placement, and typical longevity of the ADHEAR adhesive adapter.
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to describe the four key advantages of the ADHEAR system.
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to describe candidacy for MED-ELs ADHEAR system.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introductions and overview of learning objectives and agenda
5-10 Minutes MED-EL and This is Why
10-20 Minutes Candidacy for bone conduction systems and categories of bone conduction systems. The case for a better option
20-35 Minutes Introduction to the ADHEAR system, including video. Discussion of main components of the audio processor and the adhesive adapter. Discussion of the main innovations of ADHEAR. Summary of ADHEAR presets and intro to software configuration tool.
35-45 Minutes Correct placement of the adhesive adapter, typical longevity, key attributes of the adhesive adapter, including video of placement
45-55 Minutes Incidence and prevalence of conductive hearing losses, candidacy for ADHEAR and bench tests of ADHEAR performance
55-60 Minutes Four key advantages of ADHEAR. Conclusion

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Amanda O'Donnell is an employee of MED-EL Corporation. She is a consultant for HIMSA. Non-financial disclosures: Amanda O'Donnell has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

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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