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Candidacy Expansion and Improved Outcomes in Cochlear Implant Surgery

Course: #33513Level: Intermediate1 Hour 25 Reviews

This course will discuss improved outcomes following cochlear implantation (CI) and the use of CI as an option for patients with single-sided deafness (SSD). Tools to determine subjective sound quality of CI will be reviewed.

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to discuss the advances in surgical technique and electrode design that have contributed to improved outcomes following CI.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to discuss the use of cochlear implantation as a rehabilitative option for patients with single-sided deafness.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to review the use of objective tools to determine the subjective sound quality of a cochlear implant.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-25 Minutes Advances in surgical technique
25-35 Minutes Improvement in electrode design
35-45 Minutes Advances in CI candidacy
45-55 Minutes CI for SSD
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q & A

Reviews

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

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