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Foundations of Cochlear Implants: Electrical Stimulation of the Ear

Course: #29625Level: Introductory1 Hour 641 Reviews
Recorded Webinar

This foundational-level course is designed to provide audiologists who are new to cochlear implants information on how electrical stimulation provides hearing to cochlear implant recipients. Topics will include parameters of electrical stimulation, how MAPs are constructed, how pre-processing is used to improve performance in cochlear implant recipients and how electrical stimulation has evolved over time. This course is designed to be part of the overall “Foundations for Cochlear Implant Professionals” series.

Course created on August 2, 2017

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CEUs/Hours Offered: AAA/0.1 Introductory; ACAud/1.0; AG Bell - LSLS/1.0 Domain 1; BAA/1.0; CAA/1.0; IACET/0.1; IHS/1.0; Kansas, LTS-S0035/1.0; NZAS/1.0; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list the parameters of electrical stimulation that are important for programming cochlear implants.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to explain how a cochlear implant stimulates the auditory nerve and how changes in current level affect that stimulation.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list the features of SmartSound iQ with SCAN and explain their benefit to cochlear implant recipients.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-25 Minutes Fundamentals of electrical stimulation for hearing
25-35 Minutes Powering a cochlear implant system
35-50 Minutes Maximizing recipient performance with SmartSound iQ and user controls
50-55 Minutes Case Studies
55-60 Minutes Summary; Q and A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Amy Donaldson is employed by Cochlear Americas. Non-financial: Amy Donaldson has no non-financial relationships to disclose.

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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British Academy of Audiology

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New Zealand Audiological Society

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