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A Better Fit Starts Inside: How BC Drive Transducer Technology in the Baha 5 System Helps Clinicians Confidently Fit More Patients with Bone Conduction

Course: #30922Level: Intermediate1 Hour 99 Reviews
Recorded Webinar

This course presents an overview of how the BC Drive™ transducer technology in the Baha® 5 System transforms the way patients with hearing loss can experience the latest generation of bone conduction hearing solutions. We will discuss the performance of this technology in terms of power, sound quality and patient preference over the traditional transducer design, and demonstrate how it provides clinicians more options to fit patients with percutaneous and magnetic bone conduction systems.

Course created on May 22, 2018

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CEUs/Hours Offered: AAA/0.1 Intermediate; ACAud/1.0; AHIP/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 the course, participants will be able to list the challenges faced when trying to fit patients with traditional bone conduction solutions.
  • checkmarkAfter the course, participants will be able to describe how BC Drive technology improves the hearing experience as part of the Baha 5 System
  • checkmarkAfter the course, participants will be able to discuss the unique clinical benefits the Baha 5 System offers for different patient groups when counseling candidates for both percutaneous and transcutaneous bone conduction systems.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction: Bone conduction fundamentals - how bone conductors work to deliver sound via an abutment or through the skin
5-10 Minutes Discuss the fitting approach and limitations of traditional solutions in relation to patient outcome and clinical practice
10-35 Minutes Explore the improved BC Drive transducer design which better addresses patient needs: benefits from higher power, improved sound quality, smaller size with greater reliability, so more patients can benefit
35-45 Minutes Discuss how BC Drive optimizes power and performance for the different connection types to better address the unique hearing needs of each patient group (CHL, MHL, SSD & Children)
45-55 Minutes Review clinical evidence and customer feedback related the patient upgrade and fitting experience with Baha 5 System
55-60 Minutes Summary

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Tracey Adams is employed by Cochlear. Non-financial: Tracey Adams has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Cochlear Americas in partnership with AudiologyOnline.

Content Disclosure: This learning event focuses on Cochlear Americas products and services and will not include info on other products or services.

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