This foundational-level course is designed for Audiologists who are new to working with Bone Conduction systems. After attending this course, participants will be able to determine if someone is a candidate for Bone Conduction technology using Baha Start, the Osia System, or the Baha System. Topics will include testing for candidacy, counseling potential candidates and demonstrating Bone Conduction systems. This course is designed as part of the overall “Foundations of Bone Conduction” series.
Course created on October 29, 2021
- After this course, participants will be able to list the candidacy criteria for bone conduction solutions for both Single-Sided Deafness (SSD) and Mixed and Conductive Hearing Loss.
- After this course, participants will be able to outline considerations for selecting a treatment within the Bone Conduction Portfolio.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify important points for counseling a candidate and list resources that are available to support bone conduction candidates.
|5-20 Minutes||Candidacy for Bone Conduction Systems|
|20-40 Minutes||Performing Bone Conduction demonstrations, evaluations, and trials|
|40-55 Minutes||Counseling Bone Conduction candidates|
|55-60 Minutes||Q & A and FAQ’s for Bone Conduction Candidacy|
Clinical Technical Project Manager
Rebecca is a Clinical Technical Project Manager for Cochlear America. In her current role, Rebecca is responsible for providing subject matter expertise across departments within Cochlear, working collaboratively with Product Management, Clinical Studies, Post-Market Surveillance and Professional Education as a subject-matter expert across Cochlear's product portfolio, candidacy, counseling, and complex case management. She also provide product and clinical expertise to both internal and external customers through virtual and in‐person advanced product training, launch training and complex case support. Rebecca received her Doctorate of Audiology from East Tennessee State University. She has been with Cochlear since 2012.
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