This course will present the evolution of bone conduction technology due to pioneering innovations introduced by MED-EL over the past 10 years. Participants will learn how to incorporate ADHEAR and BONEBRIDGE treatment options into their clinical practice when serving patients with challenging etiologies resulting in Conductive or Mixed Hearing Loss or Single-Sided Deafness (SSD).
This course is part of the 2021 Industry Innovations Summit on AudiologyOnline.
Course created on March 30, 2021
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- After this course learners will be able to list candidacy criteria for MED-EL’s Bone Conduction Solutions (ADHEAR and BONEBRIDGE).
- After this course learners will be able to describe how these innovations in bone conduction technology depart from legacy bone conduction treatment options.
- After this course learners will be able to describe different counseling considerations for treating their patients with bone conduction solutions.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction to MED-EL’s Story|
|5-15 Minutes||Candidacy and Innovative Features of the ADHEAR System|
|15-20 Minutes||Review of ADHEAR outcomes data|
|20-35 Minutes||Candidacy and Revolutionary Design and Features of the BONEBRIDGE System|
|35-40 Minutes||Review of BONEBRIDGE outcomes data|
|40-55 Minutes||Incorporating cutting edge bone conduction technology into your practice.|
Kevin has been working in the field of audiology for more than 25 years. Much of that time has been spent focused on implantable and non-implantable solutions for overcoming hearing loss. Kevin is currently the Director of Bone Conduction Systems for the United States at MED-EL. Prior to joining Med-EL in 2011, Kevin has been responsible for various clinical, surgical, technical, education, and research support functions within the hearing healthcare industry and was a clinical audiologist at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis, TN. Kevin received his bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Towson State University and his master’s degree in Audiology from University of Southern Mississippi.
Clinical Specialist Acoustic Systems
Lynn is an audiologist with over 25 years of experience in a variety of clinical and educational settings. She has extensive knowledge in hospital & otolaryngology practices as well as previously holding a faculty position at major universities. Lynn has authored several scientific articles and presented nationally at Audiology conferences. She joined MED-EL Corporation in 2019 after working as a field representative for hearing aid manufacturers. She is passionate about helping individuals with hearing disorders to enjoy life to the fullest.
Lynn Stephenson: Financial: Lynn Stephenson is employed by MED-EL. Non-financial: Lynn Stephenson has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by MED-EL in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event focuses on MED-EL products and services and will not include info on other products or services.
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