The purpose of this presentation is to educate the audiologist about Usher Syndrome and its relevance to newly identified children and their families.
Please note: You may earn ABA Tier 1 credits for this course if you complete it as part of the course 26683, "Advanced Management of Complex Cases." Course 26683 contains recordings of all three events from Advanced Bionic's 2015 series, Advanced Management of Complex Cases. ABA Tier 1 CEUs can be earned only when all modules are completed as part of course 26683.
Course created on March 27, 2015
- The participants will be able to identify the three types of Usher Syndrome.
- The participants will be able to describe the clinical features of Usher Syndrome.
- The participants will be able to list the treatment and intervention options for children with Usher Syndrome.
|0-10 Minutes||Welcome and overview|
|10-50 Minutes||Ushers Syndrome: prevalence, clinical features (hearing loss, vision loss, vestibular dysfunction), genetic features, and treatment and intervention considerations|
|50-60 Minutes||Questions and wrap-up|
Jolie Fainberg is a Pediatric Audiologist working in Atlanta, Georgia. Her specialty is cochlear implants in children and adults. Ms. Fainberg has worked with CIs since 1986, participating in the original FDA clinical trials for all three CI companies.
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