Everyone wants the newest technology on the market. Cochlear implant users today are no exception. Join us to discover the potential benefits bimodal hearing could provide to your patients with a look into how cochlear implants and hearing aid technologies work together. Learn how MED-EL users are able to take advantage of the latest hearing aid technologies on the market regardless of manufacturer.
Course created on December 14, 2017
- After this course learners will be able to describe the potential benefits of bimodal hearing.
- After this course learners will be able to describe the relationship between cochlear implant and hearing aid signal processing.
- After this course learners will be able to list three reasons why MED-EL can be used with any hearing aid technology.
|5-10 Minutes||What is Bimodal?|
|10-20 Minutes||Potential Advantages of Bimodal Hearing|
|20-35 Minutes||Signal Processing in Cochlear Implants and Hearing Aids|
|35-50 Minutes||Why MED-EL Technology works with any Hearing Aid.|
|50-55 Minutes||Key concept review|
|55-60 Minutes||Question and Answer|
Jennifer Robinson, MS, FAAA
Senior Product Manager at MED-EL Inc.
Jennifer Robinson is an audiologist and the Senior Product Manager for Software at MED-EL Innsbruck Austria. Jennifer holds degrees from Purdue University and University of Louisville, along with PhD coursework completed at Northwestern University. Her career has included industry experience in product pipeline management and audiological research work at GN Resound, clinical research at two other hearing aid manufacturers, as well as a number of years in clinical practice as an audiologist in the USA. She has authored several publications on hearing aid fitting and algorithms, as well as delivered numerous presentations on hearing aids, fitting, effects of hearing loss, fitting algorithms, noise reduction systems, and validation techniques.
Barbara Foster, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA
Clinical Education Manager
Barb Foster is an audiologist with over 19 years’ experience with cochlear implants, 13 of them working directly for cochlear implant manufacturers. She currently works as the Clinical Education Manager at MED-EL Corporation and is passionate about providing unforgettable learning experiences while training on cutting edge medical technology that transforms people’s lives.
Barbara Foster: Financial: Barbara Foster is an employee of MED-EL Corporation. Non-financial: Barbara Foster has no non-financial relationships to disclose.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by MED-EL in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event focuses on Med-EL Products and services as well as information on general hearing aid technology.
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