This course will educate participants on music perception fundamentals and how fundamentals including pitch, timbre, and rhythm and how these cues are encoded by cochlear implants. Recent research on the music perception and appreciation with cochlear implants will be presented. The course will also discuss the key factors for enhancing the music experience for cochlear implant recipients and offer tips and tools on how to optimize music performance through programming, counseling, and rehabilitation.
**FOR A GENERAL CERTIFICATE OF PARTICIPATION (No CEUs) PLEASE DOWNLOAD THE "COCHLEAR CERTIFICATE HANDOUT" AFTER REGISTRATION**
Course created on April 23, 2010
- Upon completing this course learners will be able to explain music perception fundamentals and its impact on cochlear implants
- Upon completing this course learners will be able to identify key studies on music and cochlear implants
- Upon completing this course learners will be able to describe the key factors to enhancing the music experience for cochlear implant recipients and explain how to optimize music performance through programming, counseling and rehabilitation
MA, MBA CCC-A
Director, Cochlear Implant Marketing
Lisa Aubert has worked in the Cochlear Implant field for over 17 years. She joined Cochlear 14 years ago and has held various positions in the company in clinical support, sales and management positions. She has presented extensively on cochlear implant topics and Nucleus cochlear implant technology as well as published on EABR with cochlear implants. Lisa earned her degrees in Communication Disorders and Audiology at Michigan State University and Wayne State University, respectively. Lisa is currently located in Denver, Colorado at the Cochlear Americas Headquarters.
Laura Blair, Au.D. is an audiologist currently serving as Marketing Manager-Professionals at Cochlear Americas. Prior to joining Cochlear, she was a cochlear implant audiologist at the University of Minnesota. Presenters employed by Cochlear Americas
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