This course is designed for Audiologists who treat hearing loss in children. The course will provide information on pediatric candidacy for cochlear implants, including Cochlear’s new FDA approval which allows implantation in children as young as nine months of age.
Course created on April 29, 2020
- After this course learners will be able to describe the history of pediatric cochlear implant candidacy.
- After this course learners will be able to describe the data that supports earlier implantation in children with bilateral severe to profound sensorineural hearing loss.
- After this course learners will be able to list Cochlear’s new indications for pediatric cochlear implantation according to the FDA.
- After this course learners will be able to list features in modern cochlear implant systems which contribute to success in pediatric recipients.
|5-15 Minutes||History of Pediatric Candidacy|
|15-30 Minutes||Industry data supporting implantation in children 9 months of age|
|30-45 Minutes||Stanford Children’s Health’s experience with children 9-12 months of age who received cochlear implants|
|45-55 Minutes||Current technology for pediatric cochlear implant recipients|
Melissa Tribble, AuD
Clinical Pediatric Audiologist and Practice Manager
Melissa Tribble is a clinical pediatric audiologist and practice manager for The Children’s Hearing Center at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, in Palo Alto, California. Melissa received her AuD from Kent State. She is an experienced and passionate pediatric audiologist with a demonstrated history of working in the hospital & health care industry. Highly skilled in performing diagnostic auditory assessments, clinical research, hearing aid fitting and dispensing, cochlear implant evaluations and mapping. Additional skills in practice management, educational outreach, and clinical education for audiology graduate students.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Cochlear Americas in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event focuses on Cochlear Americas products and services and will not include info on other products or services.
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American Academy of Audiology
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Australian College of Audiology
AudiologyOnline courses are approved for Continuing Education Points by the Australian College of Audiology. Automatic ACAud Approval Number 20000. This course is offered for 1 CEP.
American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional Area)
British Academy of Audiology
This course has been accredited with 1 CPD point/s by the British Academy of Audiology.
Canadian Academy of Audiology
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International Hearing Society
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Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services
Kansas Department of Health and Environment: Approved for 1 continuing education clock hours for Kansas licensed Audiologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number LTS-S0035.
New Zealand Audiological Society
This course is offered for 1.0 Continuing Education points through the New Zealand Audiological Society.
Speech-Language & Audiology Canada
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