This seminar provides an overview of the auditory implantable technologies that are available to patients today. The indications, and the pros and cons of commonly used middle ear implants, osseointegrated implants, cochlear implants and auditory brain stem implants will be discussed. Emphasis will be placed on osseointegrated implants and cochlear implants.
Course created on September 30, 2014
- Participants will be able to list the various types of commercially available auditory implantable technologies.
- Participants will be able to describe how these technologies work and who they are meant for.
- Participants will be able to describe what the pros and cons of these technologies are.
- Participants will be able to describe the future of implantable hearing technologies.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction to auditory implantable technologies|
|5-45 Minutes||The various types of implantable technologies – how they work and what the indications|
|45-55 Minutes||The future of implantable technologies|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary and QA|
Ravi Sockalingam, PhD
Director of Clinical Research and Professional Relations
Dr Ravi Sockalingam is the director of clinical research and professional relations for Oticon Medical LLC. A native of Singapore, he completed his training in speech pathology and audiology at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia where he also received his PhD in Audiology. As a full time faculty in audiology he had taught and undertaken research in various areas of audiology in Australia, Israel, Canada, China, New Zealand. Prior to joining Oticon Medical LLC in Dec 2010, he was the senior audiologist and manager of audiology communications at Oticon’s international headquarters in Smorum, Denmark for three years.
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