This course will train clinicians on best practices and advanced fitting techniques for fitting the Ponto 5 Mini for both adults and children. This course will use case studies to illustrate examples of challenging fitting scenarios for both adults and children.
Course created on April 19, 2022
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- After this course, participants will be able to describe best practices in fitting a Ponto 5 Mini processor on a softband and an abutment.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe various adjustments in the Genie Medical BAHS 2021.2 software and how they might impact the sound quality of a patient’s processor.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how to troubleshoot fitting challenges that may arise while in the clinic with patients that use Ponto 5 Mini.
|0-5 Minutes||Welcome, Introductions & Review of Learner Objectives|
|5-25 Minutes||BAHS Candidacy and Fitting Best Practices|
|25-40 Minutes||Adult Case Studies and Discussion|
|40-55 Minutes||Pediatric Case Studies and Discussion|
|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.
J. Nicole Maxam
With 17 years of experience as an audiologist, Nicole joined the Oticon Medical Auditory Technical Services team in the fall of 2021. She completed my master’s degree at the University of Il and doctorate at A T Still University in Mesa. Before Oticon Medical she worked in the school setting and private ENT setting where she offered hearing aids and implantable options.
Financial: Nicole Maxam is employed by Oticon Medical. Non-financial: Nicole Maxam 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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