This course will introduce telehealth options to support children with cochlear implants to include the use of Remote Check, Remote Assist and tablet-based remote programming. Specific protocols and real-life clinical examples will be provided.
Course created on November 9, 2022
- After this course, participants will be able to describe benefits to the patient and the clinic through the use of remote care.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe models available in remote check and the benefit of each in improving patient care.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the clinical features available in remote assist and when additional programming might be required via use of tablet-based programming.
|5-10 Minutes||Why telehealth?|
|10-15 Minutes||Remote Check Case|
|15-25 Minutes||Clinical Use of Remote Check|
|25-30 Minutes||Remote Assist Case|
|30-40 Minutes||Clinical Use of Remote Assist|
|40-45 Minutes||Clinical Use of Tablet-BasedProgramming|
|45-55 Minutes||Final Clinical Case|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Mary Beth O'Sullivan
Sr. Manager Clinical Marketing Strategy
Mary Beth O’Sullivan is an audiologist and Sr. Manager Clinical Marketing Strategy at Cochlear. She has worked in multiple clinical settings including large academic hospitals and small private practice, bringing 20 years of passion and experience to her current role. Mary Beth earned her master’s degree in audiology at Northeastern University in Boston, MA.
Manager of Audiology
Julie K. Purdy is the Manager of Audiology at Rady Children's Hospital in San Diego, California. She completed her Master’s Degree in Audiology in 1985 at Brigham Young University, located in Provo, Utah and her Doctoral Degree in Audiology from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, in 1990. She specialized in multi-cultural and aging populations. Prior to joining Rady Children's Hospital she was the Director of Education for Starkey Hearing Technologies for the Canadian office where she provided technical and educational support.
Cochlear Implant Program Coordinator
Keri Colio joined Rady Children’s in 2013 where she serves as the Cochlear Implant Program Coordinator. She received her Doctor of Audiology from East Tennessee State University in 2013 following completion of a four-year residency program. Prior to that, she earned a Bachelor of Arts in audiology from the University of Tennessee. Keri serves as a subject matter expert on the Speech-Language Pathology, Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. Keri also serves on the board of directors for the Society of Ear Nose and Throat Advancement in Children.
Financial: Julie Purdy is an employee of Rady Children's Hospital. Non-financial: Julie Purdy has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Financial: Keri Colio is an employee of Rady Children's Hospital. Non-financial: Keri Colio 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 focuses on Cochlear Americas products and services and will not include info on other products or services.
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