Clinical models of care for adult cochlear implant recipients has changed little since implants were originally cleared by the FDA in the 1980’s. This course will discuss a new patient-centered and streamlined care model for adult cochlear implant patients and we will describe research that supports this new model.
Course created on February 23, 2023
- After this course, participants will list the limitations of the current adult cochlear implant care model.
- After this course, participants will describe how the current adult cochlear implant care model can be modernized and made more efficient and patient-centered.
- After this course, participants will explain the research that supports a new adult cochlear implant care model.
|0-5 Minutes||The current adult cochlear implant care model|
|5-10 Minutes||The need for change (including literature review)|
|10-20 Minutes||Overview of a new adult cochlear implant care model|
|20-25 Minutes||Research to support the new care model|
|25-30 Minutes||Implementing the new care model in your clinic|
Regional Clinical Training Manager
Amy Donaldson is an Audiologist and Marketing Manager for Connected Care at Cochlear Americas. She has extensive clinical experience as a cochlear implant audiologist, working in both the United States and Europe for the first decade of her career. In her many years with Cochlear, Amy has been privileged to provide advanced clinical support and education to professionals working with hearing implants across the United States. In her current role, Amy supports clinics as they transform how patients will connect to hearing care now and in the future.
AuD CCC-A, FAAA
Sr. Manager, Clinical Training Services
Dave Catlett leads the Clinical Technical Project Manager team at Cochlear Americas. He and his team provide clinical training and mentorship to Cochlear’s field staff and clinical-technical education and support to Cochlear’s professional partners. He earned his Master of Audiology degree at the University of North Carolina and his Doctor of Audiology degree through the University of Florida. Prior to joining Cochlear in 2005, Dave spent several years as a clinical audiologist at UNC's pediatric cochlear implant program.
Financial: Amy Donaldson is employed by Cochlear. Non-financial: Amy Donaldson has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Cochlear Americas in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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