This course is designed to educate audiologists on the practical workflow for patients who require cochlear implants. From FDA and Medicare requirements to pre op and post op evaluations, audiologists will gain a clear understanding of the cochlear implant process.
Course created on May 30, 2017
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the requirements laid out by the FDA and Medicare to determine cochlear implant candidacy.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how to implement a test battery to evaluate a patients candidacy to receive a cochlear implant.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how to develop a test battery for post-operative verification of CI mapping and function.
|0-15 Minutes||Introduction; FDA and Medicare requirements for CI|
|15-35 Minutes||Test battery to determine CI candidacy|
|35-55 Minutes||Post op verification of function of CI|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary; Q and A|
Joseph Dansie, AuD
Dr. Dansie received a degree in communicative disorders from Brigham Young University and then obtained a Doctor of Audiology degree at Utah State University. He is a certified member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association and a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology. Dr. Dansie has specialized training and experience in assisting patients with cochlear implants.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Grason-Stadler (GSI) in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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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.
British Academy of Audiology
This course has been accredited with 1 CPD point/s by the British Academy of Audiology.
Canadian Academy of Audiology
The Canadian Academy of Audiology (CAA) supports and assists its members in the attainment of continuing education towards an individual professional development plan as required by their Provincial Regulatory Colleges and Provincial Associations. Audiology Online is an approved provider of educational activities for CAA members. Each hour of activity may be counted as one Continuous Learning Activity Credit (or equivalent) as allowed by the applicable regulatory college or association.
California Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology Board
AudiologyOnline.com is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board as a Continuing Professional Development Provider, approval number PDP 267. This course may meet the requirements for 1 hours of continuing education credit for audiologists as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. The responsibility for determining whether or not this specific course counts toward an individual's requirements for license renewal is up to the individual. Please refer to the CA state board rules regarding allowable topics and self-study limits: http://www.speechandhearing.ca.gov/licensees/ce_req.shtml
International Hearing Society
This program is approved by the International Hearing Society and its educational committee, the International Institute for Hearing Instruments Studies. To learn more about earning IHS CE Credit, click here.
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
Clinically certified members of Speech-Language & Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with AudiologyOnline. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.