This course will provide information on candidacy criteria for Bone Conduction Hearing Devices (BCHD’s) in the pediatric population. Both non-surgical and surgical BCHD options will be discussed.
Upcoming Live Webinars
This Live Webinar will be available as a Recorded Webinar within 1-2 weeks.
CEUs/Hours Offered: AAA/0.1 Introductory; ACAud/1.0; ASHA/0.1 Introductory, Professional; BAA/1.0; CAA/1.0; IACET/0.1; IHS/1.0; Kansas, LTS-S0035/1.0; NZAS/1.0; SAC/1.0
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the non-surgical and surgical audiologic candidacy criteria for bone conduction hearing devices in infants and children.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify 3 specific concerns or challenges that impact children with unilateral hearing loss.
- After this course, participants will be able to list specific features desired in a BCHD for children.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the benefits of fitting BCHDs to children.
|5-25 Minutes||Audiologic candidacy criteria|
|25-45 Minutes||Selection and fitting|
|45-55 Minutes||Case studies and conclusion|
Laurie Mauro, AuD
Dr. Laurie Mauro is an audiologist at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). She received a M.A. from University of Memphis and an Au.D. from Salus University. She has almost 20 years of clinical experience and has worked as a pediatric audiologist at CHOP since 2005. Dr. Mauro is a content expert in BCHDs with responsibilities including the development of evidence based practice guidelines. She has presented regionally and nationally on the topic and is currently a member of the Pediatric Bone Conduction Working Group.
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