Cochlear implant clinics have been fitting recipients for over 35 years and Cochlear has over 450,000 recipients globally. This course will review the data that could help address the stress points that have been identified as the medical landscape has changed in recent years.
Course created on June 30, 2020
- After this course learners will be able to identify barriers to treatment for hearing loss.
- After this course learners will be able to explain “evidence-based practice” as applied to cochlear implant clinical care.
- After this course learners will be able to describe the difference between expected vs observed compliance to follow-up appointments.
|0-15 Minutes||Introduction; Discuss the current state of common clinical care models|
|15-30 Minutes||Introduce data that reflects stress points in the current clinical care model|
|30-45 Minutes||Identify existing clinical care guidelines and discuss common utilization|
|45-60 Minutes||Review emerging data that may be helpful in redefining best practice in clinical care; Conclusion|
Barbara Buck, AuD, CCC-A
Barbara Buck Au.D, CCC-A is a Principal Clinical Care Project Manager with Cochlear Americas. She has over 25 years of experience in cochlear implants. Prior to joining Cochlear, she was the Cochlear Implant Coordinator at Allegheny General in Pittsburgh. She holds a Bachelors's and Master’s Degree from Clarion University and received her Au.D. from the University of Florida.
Mary Beth O'Sullivan, MS, CCC-A
Mary Beth O’Sullivan is an Audiologist and Professional Education Manager for Cochlear Americas. She brings 20 years of direct patient care and industry experience to her current position, with over 5 years in an education management role. Mary Beth earned her master’s degree at Northeastern University in Boston, MA.
Mary Beth O'Sullivan: Financial: Mary Beth O'Sullivan is employed by Cochlear Americas. Non-financial: Mary Beth O'Sullivan has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
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