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 June 30, 2022
- After this course, the participant will be able to discuss the features and benefits of the new Ponto 5 SuperPower sound processor.
- After this course, the participant will be able to outline the fitting steps of the Ponto 5 SuperPower within the Genie Medical BAHS Programming Software.
- After this course, the participant will be able to list the wireless accessories available for the Ponto 5 Family of sound processors as well as discuss the basic functionality.
|0-5 Minutes||Welcome, Introductions & Review of Learner Outcomes|
|5-20 Minutes||Ponto 5 SuperPower Features and Benefits|
|20-40 Minutes||Ponto 5 SuperPower Fitting Considerations|
|40-55 Minutes||Ponto 5 SuperPower Softband 5 and Wireless Solutions|
|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.
Dina Panopoulos received her BA in Social Sciences from Cal State San Marcos, and her AuD from A.T. Still University. Her clinical experience includes diagnostic audiometric evaluations, electrophysiology, vestibular testing, as well as fitting amplification devices. She has also worked in manufacturing as a therapy consultant, which included fitting, clinical and surgical support of a BAHS product. She is currently employed as the Clinical Specialist for the Southwest region, returning to her hometown in San Diego, CA.
Financial: Dina Panopoulos is employed by Oticon Medical. Non-financial: Dina Panopoulos has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
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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Australian College of Audiology
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Association of Hearing Instrument Practitioners of Ontario
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
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International Hearing Society
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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
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