This course will provide the learner with key information necessary to understand the historical surgical approaches for osseointegrated implants as well as the development of minimally invasive techniques and related surgical tool (e.g. MIPS procedure). The course will also provide information about the surgical procedure that can impact clinical decisions by the audiologist
- Participants will be able to explain benefits of the MIPS procedure when compared to earlier surgical approaches.
- Participants will be able to describe the benefits of the Oticon Medical abutment shape and style.
- Participants will be able to describe some differences between adult and pediatric surgical approaches.
- Participants will be able to describe surgical considerations that could contribute to clinical issues such as device feedback and how to manage them.
|5-20 Minutes||History of osseointegrated implants|
|20-35 Minutes||Evolvement of abutment|
|35-55 Minutes||Surgical evolution and approaches|
Corey Brackmann, AuD
Corey Brackmann received her Au.D. from the University of Florida. She is a licensed audiologist and hearing aid dispenser in the state of California. After completing her clinical fellowship year as a dispensing audiologist, Dr. Brackmann worked as a clinical and dispensing audiologist for 6 years at the House Ear Clinic in Los Angeles. She then was employed as a Regional Manager for Entific Medical Systems for two years and continued in that role for another two years at Cochlear Americas. Dr. Brackmann was then recruited by Neuromonics as a Regional Manager for one and a half years where she provided sales and clinical support to clinicians and their patients who suffered from tinnitus. Currently she is employed by Oticon Medical, LLC where she provides sales, clinical, and surgical support to clinical facilities in three states. She is the Regional Manager for the South West Region.
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