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Cochlear Implants and Children with Vestibular Impairments, presented in partnership with Seminars in Hearing

Course: #35339Level: Intermediate 1 Hour 115 Reviews
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This course will explore the frequency and impact of combined cochleovestibular loss on children. Special focus will include screening and recognizing the signs and symptoms of vestibular impairment.

Please note: You may earn ABA Tier 1 credits for this course if you complete it as part of the course 35586, "Contemporary Concepts in Pediatric Vestibular Assessment and Management, presented in partnership with Seminars in Hearing." Course 35586 contains recordings of all five events from our 2020 series on Pediatric Vestibular Assessment and Management. ABA Tier 1 CEUs can be earned only when all modules are completed as part of course 35586.

Course created on September 2, 2020

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CEUs/Hours Offered: AAA/0.1 Intermediate; ACAud/1.0; ASHA/0.1 Intermediate, Professional; BAA/1.0; CAA/1.0; Calif SLPAB/1.0; IACET/0.1; IHS/1.0; Kansas, LTS-S0035/1.0; NZAS/1.0; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the reciprocal impact of cochlear implants on vestibular function and vice versa.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to discuss which etiologies of SNHL are most likely to have associated vestibular impairment.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the signs and symptoms as well as diagnostics tests that can facilitate a diagnosis of vestibular impairment.


0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes Impact of cochlear implantation on the vestibular system
10-20 Minutes Impact of vestibular impairment on the child with vestibular impairment
20-25 Minutes Etiologies of deafness most likely to be associated with vestibular impairment
25-40 Minutes Screening tools for recognizing vestibular impairment
40-50 Minutes Functional impact of vestibular dysfunction on development
50-55 Minutes Recognizing the impact of vestibular dysfunction on hearing loss rehabilitation
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q & A


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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Sharon Cushing is employed by the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada, and is an Associate Professor and Clinician Investigator in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Toronto. She has a sponsored research agreement for Cochlear Corporation and is on their speaker’s bureau. She is on Interacoustics' speaker’s bureau. She receives royalties from Plural Publishing for the Manual of Pediatric Balance Disorder. She received an honorarium for this presentation. Non-financial: Sharon Cushing has received Patent #: 7041-0: Systems And Methods For Balance Stabilization.

Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented by Seminars in Hearing, a publication of Thieme Medical Publishers, in partnership with AudiologyOnline.

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

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

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British Academy of Audiology

British Academy of Audiology

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Canadian Academy of Audiology

Canadian Academy of Audiology

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California Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology Board is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board as a Continuing Professional Development Provider, approval number PDP 267. This course may meet the requirements for 1 hours of continuing education credit for audiologists as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. The responsibility for determining whether or not this specific course counts toward an individual's requirements for license renewal is up to the individual. Please refer to the CA state board rules regarding allowable topics and self-study limits:

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International Hearing Society

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Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services

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New Zealand Audiological Society

New Zealand Audiological Society

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