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Introducing MED-EL Cochlear Implants for Persons with Single-Sided Deafness (SSD) and Asymmetric Hearing Loss (AHL)

Course: #33949Level: Introductory1 Hour 262 Reviews
Recorded Webinar

The FDA has recently approved Single-Sided deafness (SSD) and Asymmetric Hearing Loss (AHL) as a new indication for MED-EL cochlear implants. This course will review data collected by one of the study sites used for this approval as well as Quality of Life data collected in these populations.

Course created on November 21, 2019

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CEUs/Hours Offered: AAA/0.1 Introductory; ACAud/1.0; ASHA/0.1 Introductory, Professional; BAA/1.0; CAA/1.0; IACET/0.1; IHS/1.0; Kansas, LTS-S0035/1.0; NZAS/1.0; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to differentiate Single-sided deafness and Asymmetric Hearing Loss candidacy for cochlear implantation with the MED-EL cochlear implant system.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list at least two questionnaires used in the UNC study to assess Quality of Life.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to define spatial hearing and fine structure.

Agenda

0-10 Minutes Introduction to Single Sided Deafness and Asymmetric Hearing Loss, including recent FDA approval for MED-EL cochlear implants
10-30 Minutes Description of data collected by UNC for Asymmetric Hearing Loss Study
30-40 Minutes Quality of Life data collected for both AHL and SSD populations
40-55 Minutes Benefits of Complete Cochlear Coverage and Fine Structure
55-60 Minutes Q&A

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Presenter Disclosure: Meg Dillon: Financial: Meg Dillon is employed by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research is supported by a grant from MED-EL Corporation provided to UNC. Non-financial: Meg Dillon has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Allison Racey: Financial: Allison Racey is employed by MED-EL Corporation. Non-financial: Allison Racey has no relevant 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 and will not include info on other products or services.

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