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Best Practices and Beyond Cochlear Implant Basics, in partnership with American Cochlear Implant Alliance

Course: #33372Level: Intermediate4 Hours 15 Reviews
Recorded Webinar

This course provides clinical tools to the cochlear implant (CI) audiologist and goes beyond the basics. A review of past and present cochlear implant candidacy criteria for pediatrics and adults and ways to identify potential cochlear implant patients is discussed. Various ways to measure the quality of life in the cochlear implant population is covered. In addition, data are presented regarding the quality of life outcomes in adult cochlear implant recipients.

Course created on May 28, 2019

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CEUs/Hours Offered: AAA/0.4 Intermediate; ACAud/4.0; ASHA/0.4 Intermediate, Professional; BAA/4.0; CAA/4.0; Calif SLPAB/4.0; IACET/0.4; IHS/4.0; Kansas, LTS-S0035/4.0; NZAS/3.0; SAC/4.0; Tier 1 (ABA Certificants)/4.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list the negative effects of delaying a cochlear implant referral for patients.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to define FDA criteria for pediatric and adult cochlear implantation and compare with current practice.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to discuss how quality of life can be measured in cochlear implant recipients and interpret quality of life outcomes.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to state three parts of the medical evaluation as part of pediatric cochlear implant candidacy.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list guidelines for adult CI candidacy testing.

Agenda

0-60 Minutes Cochlear Implant Timing: Why Waiting Isn't A Good Idea, in partnership with American Cochlear Implant Alliance
60-120 Minutes Quality of Life Associated with Cochlear Implants, in partnership with American Cochlear Implant Alliance
120-180 Minutes Best Practices for Cochlear Implant Candidacy: Adults, in partnership with American Cochlear Implant Alliance
180-240 Minutes Best Practices for Cochlear Implant Candidacy: Pediatrics, in partnership with American Cochlear Implant Alliance

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Presenter Disclosure: Camille Dunn: Financial: Camille Dunn is a consultant for Med-EL Corporation, Cochlear Corporation, and the Institute for Cochlear Implant Training. She has received grant funding from NIH and US Dept. of Defense for research. She received an honorarium for this presentation. Non-financial: Camille Dunn has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Meredith Holcomb: Financial: Meredith Holcomb is a consultant for Advanced Bionics Corporation and the Institute for Cochlear Implant Training. She serves on the Audiology Advisory Board for the American Speech Language Hearing Association. She received an honorarium for this presentation. Non-financial: Meredith Holcomb is the Vice Chair of the American Cochlear Implant Alliance Board of Directors and the President of the South Carolina Academy of Audiology.

Donna Sorkin: Financial: Donna Sorkin is employed by the American Cochlear Implant Alliance. Non-Financial: Donna Sorkin wears a cochlear implant. She has served on federal, corporate and university boards including the U.S. Access Board, the National Institute on Deafness, NIH and Gallaudet University.

Ted McRackan: Financial: Ted McRackan is employed by the Medical University of South Carolina. He received an honorarium for this presentation. Non-financial: Ted McRackan has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Sandra Prentiss: Financial: Sandra Prentiss is a grant recipient of Med-El Corporation and Consultant for Sirroco Therapeutics. She received an honorarium for this presentation. Non-Financial: Sandra Prentiss has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Denise Thomas: Financial: Denise Thomas is employed by Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. She received an honorarium for this course. Non Financial: Denise Thomas is a state champion for ACIA.

Lindsay Zombek: Financial: Lindsay Zombek is emplooyed by University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center. She received an honorarium for this course. Non Financial: Lindsay Zombek is a board member of a state chapter of AG Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and is a Committee Member of the Ohio Department of Health Subcommittee on Universal Newborn Infant Hearing Screening.


Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented by AudiologyOnline in partnership with the American Cochlear Implant Alliance.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Academy of Audiology

American Academy of Audiology

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Australian College of Audiology

Australian College of Audiology

AudiologyOnline courses are approved for Continuing Education Points by the Australian College of Audiology. Automatic ACAud Approval Number 20000. This course is offered for 4 CEP.


American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

This course is offered for 0.4 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Area)


British Academy of Audiology

British Academy of Audiology

This course has been accredited with 4 CPD point/s by the British Academy of Audiology.


Canadian Academy of Audiology

Canadian Academy of Audiology

The Canadian Academy of Audiology (CAA) supports and assists its members in the attainment of continuing education towards an individual professional development plan as required by their Provincial Regulatory Colleges and Provincial Associations. Audiology Online is an approved provider of educational activities for CAA members. Each hour of activity may be counted as one Continuous Learning Activity Credit (or equivalent) as allowed by the applicable regulatory college or association.


California Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology Board

AudiologyOnline.com is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board as a Continuing Professional Development Provider, approval number PDP 267. This course may meet the requirements for 4 hours of continuing education credit for audiologists as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. The responsibility for determining whether or not this specific course counts toward an individual's requirements for license renewal is up to the individual. Please refer to the CA state board rules regarding allowable topics and self-study limits: http://www.speechandhearing.ca.gov/licensees/ce_req.shtml


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International Hearing Society

International Hearing Society

This program is approved by the International Hearing Society and its educational committee, the International Institute for Hearing Instruments Studies. To learn more about earning IHS CE Credit, click here.


Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services

Kansas Department of Health and Environment: Approved for 4 continuing education clock hours for Kansas licensed Audiologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number LTS-S0035.


New Zealand Audiological Society

New Zealand Audiological Society

This course is offered for 3.0 Continuing Education points through the New Zealand Audiological Society.


Speech-Language & Audiology Canada

Speech-Language & Audiology Canada

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American Board of Audiology

American Board of Audiology

This Continuing Education activity represents 4 Tier 1 continuing education hours toward the American Board of Audiology recertification requirements.