This course will provide an overview of various assessments that can be implemented clinically to increase our understanding of the comprehensive needs and important skills of adults with cochlear implants. We will explain how patient performance across a broad range of measures can guide individualized rehabilitation interventions and plans of care in order to optimize outcomes.
Course created on August 26, 2020
- After this course learners will be able to identify 2-3 key component outcomes that can be collected to develop a patient-centered treatment plan.
- After this course learners will be able to describe clinician-guided tasks that can be used to target bottom-up and top-down skills during auditory training.
- After this course learners will be able to discuss ways in which clinicians can scaffold learning during auditory rehabilitation.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction and Outline|
|5-15 Minutes||Outcomes of interest|
|15-25 Minutes||Clinical assessment tools|
|25-40 Minutes||Using evaluation results to tailor rehabilitation|
|40-55 Minutes||Rehabilitation tasks|
|55-60 Minutes||QA and Summary|
Christin Ray, PhD, CCC-SLP
Christy Ray, PhD, CCC-SLP is assistant professor in the Department of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery at the Ohio State University. She earned her Master’s and Ph.D. degrees in Speech and Hearing Science from The Ohio State University. She currently engages in clinical practice and research with a particular interest in optimizing outcomes of adults with cochlear implants.
Erin Stefancin, MA, CCC-SLP
Erin Stefancin MA, CCC-SLP, is currently a speech-language pathologist at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and The Ohio State University, working with pediatric and adult CI patient populations. Erin received her undergraduate and graduate degrees from The Ohio State University. Erin’s areas of clinical interest include TBI, aphasia, cognition, aural rehabilitation, and Auditory Verbal Therapy.
Kara Vasil, AuD, CCC-A
Kara Vasil, AuD earned a BS in speech and hearing science from The Ohio State University in 2012 and her Doctor of Audiology from the Northeast Ohio Au.D. Consortium in 2016. Her clinical interests include diagnostics, cochlear implantation, hearing aid fitting and assistive devices. She is a research audiologist at Ohio State's Buckeye Center for Hearing and Development and a member of the American Academy of Audiology, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and the Ohio Academy of Audiology.
Kara Vasil: Financial: Kara Vasil has received grant/research support from Cochlear Americas. She received compensation from Advanced Bionics for time to prepare and present this webinar series. Non-financial: Kara Vasil has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Erin Stafancin: Financial: Erin Stafancin has received grant/research support from Cochlear Americas. She received compensation from Advanced Bionics for time to prepare and present this webinar series. Non-financial: Erin Stafancin has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Advanced Bionics in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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