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Anatomy Based CI Fitting: Matching the Natural Ear Like Never Before

Course: #38175Level: Intermediate 1 Hour 12 Reviews
Recorded Webinar

MED-EL offers various electrode lengths for the best individual fit for each CI recipient. We’ve taken the next step forward by using imaging to visualize where the electrode sits after implantation within a patient’s cochlea. This information is then used to individualize the recipient’s map based on the real location of each electrode contact, before proceeding with fitting as usual. For the first time, audiologists are now able to best match the frequency settings to the natural pitch information unique to each patient’s ear. This webinar reviews Anatomy-Based Fitting, which is easy to implement with a just a few clicks in the MAESTRO fitting software.

Course created on October 20, 2022

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CEUs/Hours Offered: AAA/0.1 Intermediate; ACAud/1.0; 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, participants will be able to define spectral mismatch as it relates to cochlear implantation.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the concept of Anatomy-based fitting.
  • checkmarkAfter this course the participants will be able to outline the steps for applying Anatomy-Based Fitting in the MAESTRO software.

Agenda

0-10 Minutes Introduction to Anatomy-Based Fitting and OTOPLAN
10-30 Minutes Reducing spectral mismatch through Anatomy-Based Fitting
30-45 Minutes How Anatomy-Based Fitting aligns with the natural function of the auditory System
45-55 Minutes Applying Anatomy-Based Fitting in MAESTRO
55-60 Minutes QA, Summary

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Barbara Foster is an employee of Med-El. Non-financial: Barbara Foster has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Financial: Josh Stohl is an employee of Med-El. Non-financial: Josh Stohl has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Financial: Darla Franz is an employee of Med-El. Non-financial: Darla Franz has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Financial: Katelyn Glassman is an employee of Med-El. Non-financial: Katelyn Glassman 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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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

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British Academy of Audiology

British Academy of Audiology

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New Zealand Audiological Society

New Zealand Audiological Society

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