This course will introduce clinicians to the latest in bone anchored hearing device clinical research. Clinical evidence for best practices will be discussed in this hour-long course.
Course created on May 26, 2022
- After this course, the participant will be able to list three types of clinical research studies and their respective impact.
- After this course, the participant will be able to list three ways that the outcomes of recent clinical studies have improved the performance of patients with bone conduction hearing devices.
- After this course, the participant will be able to list three up and coming innovations in BAHS clinical research.
|0-5 Minutes||Welcome, Introductions & Review of Learner Objectives|
|5-15 Minutes||Clinical Research|
|15-30 Minutes||Bone Anchored Hearing Systems|
|30-40 Minutes||Research Innovations|
|40-55 Minutes||Challenging patient populations|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Questions and Answers|
MA CCC-A, FAAA
Courtney Smith is a clinical audiologist with 18 years of clinical experience in hearing aids, cochlear implants, and bone-anchored hearing device solutions working in both medical and private practice settings. She joined Oticon Medical as their Clinical Trainer in October of 2021. She completed her graduate training at the University of Iowa in 2003.
Aren Bezdjian, PhD is a clinical research manager at Oticon Medical LLC where he manages a portfolio of global clinical trials, investigator initiated & sponsored research projects. Prior to joining Oticon Medical, Aren held an affiliation in the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University and led research at an Auditory Sciences Laboratory where he conducted projects on ototoxicity and hearing rehabilitation through pharmacological and implantable solutions. Aren has published 36 peer reviewed scientific articles and is an active reviewer for journals in the fields of audiology and otolaryngology. He has taught in universities and frequently speaks at ENT conferences and organisation events including two appearances on the TEDx platform.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Oticon Medical in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event focuses on Oticon Medical products and services and will not include info on other products or services.
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Association of Hearing Instrument Practitioners of Ontario
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International Hearing Society
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