This course will provide an overview of the candidacy, evaluation process, and post-operative follow up for patients pursuing a bone anchored hearing system (BAHS). We will also briefly discuss some of the data on our single-sided deafness (SSD) study currently being conducted at Michigan Ear Institute.
Course created on June 9, 2020
- After this course learners will be able to list the main components of a BAHS.
- After this course learners will be able to discuss the candidacy criteria for a BAHS,
- After this course learners will be able to discuss the difference between a percutaneous and a transcutaneous system.
- After this course learners will be able to list at least three things that should take place during the evaluation process of a potential BAHS candidate.
|5-25 Minutes||Candidacy criteria for a BAHS|
|25-35 Minutes||Clinic protocol for evaluation of potential BAHS patients|
|35-45 Minutes||Activation and follow-up|
|45-55 Minutes||SSD research study at Michigan Ear Institute|
Jackie Renker graduated from Central Michigan University where she completed her Bachelor of Science degree in 2013 and her Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) degree in 2017. Along with state licensure, she also holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-A) through the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association. Her passions include implantable devices, vestibular assessment, and electrophysiology. Jackie enjoys the ever-changing profession of audiology and the reward of improving overall communication and quality of life through her work.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Oticon Medical in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service but does discuss a study at the Michigan Ear Institute.
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