This foundational-level course is designed to provide audiologists who are new to cochlear implants information on counseling for expectations in candidates, supporting rehabilitation of cochlear implant recipients and monitoring performance. This course will discuss common counseling challenges faced by audiologists when working with cochlear implant candidates and will discuss resources and rehabilitation support available from Cochlear.
Course created on October 24, 2017
- After this course, participants will be able to list common concerns expressed by cochlear implant candidates and identify counseling techniques that may be used to address these concerns.
- After this course, participants will list factors which influence success with a cochlear implant and apply these factors to cases to predict possible outcome with a cochlear implant.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify resources to support candidates through the candidacy journey and support rehabilitation of cochlear implant recipients.
- After this course, participants will be able to list common speech perception tests used for monitoring performance and explain the importance of monitoring performance in cochlear implant recipients.
|5-20 Minutes||Counseling techniques for professionals working with cochlear implants|
|20-30 Minutes||Predicting performance in cochlear implant candidates|
|30-40 Minutes||Case Studies predicting performance|
|40-45 Minutes||Rehabilitation in cochlear implant recipients|
|45-55 Minutes||Monitoring performance in cochlear implant recipients|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary; Q and A|
Bobbi Scheinin, AuD
Group Product Manager
In her current role, Dr. Scheinin is responsible for the fitting software for both Nucleus® Cochlear Implants and Baha® products, the Clinical Care Innovations, and management of the HOPE program. Prior to this position, Dr. Scheinin served as the Senior Product Manager of Baha Sound Processors and a subject matter expert for the Baha product line.
With twenty years of audiological experience in audiometric equipment manufacturing as well as in clinical settings, Dr. Scheinin’s experience includes working in product management for manufacturers of hearing implants, hearing aids, diagnostic and screening audiometric equipment. Her Clinical Audiology work includes diagnostic evaluations, hearing aids, rehabilitation therapy, school screenings, community education, and newborn hearing screenings. Dr. Scheinin obtained her doctorate at A.T. Stills University in Mesa, AZ and her Masters at Gallaudet University, Washington, DC. She is a native of the great state of Montana and loves the Olympics.
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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