The Cochlear Case Studies series is designed to provide professionals with a deeper knowledge and insight about cochlear implants through the use of case studies. In this session, we will hear from Elizabeth Preston, AuD who will share a case and provide tips for encouraging consistent device use.
Course created on May 3, 2021
- After this course, participants will be able to list special considerations for implantation in children under 12 months of age.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how data logging information can be used by professionals to support full-time CI device use.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the importance of full-time device use for pediatric cochlear implant recipients.
|0-10 Minutes||Case study: A young child receives a cochlear implant at 9 months old|
|10-20 Minutes||Use of data logging to support device use|
|20-30 Minutes||How full-time device use impacts performance with a cochlear implant|
Dr. Elizabeth Preston is Pediatric Cochlear Implant Audiologist, Audiology Clinic Manager and Clinical Assistant Professor at The Children’s Cochlear Implant Center at UNC. She earned her degrees from Texas Tech Health Sciences Center and has over 16 years of clinical experience. Her career as an audiologist has focused on working with children who are deaf or hard of hearing gain access to spoken language through listening. She began her career as a diagnostic audiologist, fitting hearing devices for children with varying degrees of hearing loss. Now, as the Audiology Clinic Manager with UNC’s Cochlear Implant Team, she helps children in her region gain access to cochlear implants and receives high-quality follow-up services. This includes participating in clinical research and working to broaden the number of children who have access to services. Dr. Preston also provides training to professionals and graduate students throughout the United States to improve the diagnosis and treatment of children who are deaf or hard of hearing.
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