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Ponto, the Bone Anchored Hearing System: Providing Significantly Reduced Listening Effort as Compared to Skin Drive Solutions

Course: #27661Level: Intermediate1 Hour 53 Reviews
Recorded Webinar

In this course, we will outline the two main bone conduction stimulation systems: direct transmission of the sound signal in the percutaneous system, and the skin drive system. Clinical evidence of patients’ listening effort with the two systems will be presented, and the result put in perspective of treating children with skin drive solutions. Surgical techniques to this approach will also be discussed, specifically the Minimally Invasive Ponto Surgery (MIPS).
This course is open captioned.

Course created on June 7, 2016

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CEUs/Hours Offered: AAA/0.1 Intermediate; ACAud/1.0; BAA/1.0; CAA/1.0; IACET/0.1; IHS/1.0; Kansas, LTS-S0035/1.0; NZAS/1.0; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to identify both percutaneous and transcutaneous bone conduction hearing devices
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to describe the impact of direct sound stimulation on the ability to recall words
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to describe the SWIR (Sentence final Word Identification and Recall) test and its relevance to the argument for direct sound stimulation
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to describe the basic components of the Ponto Surgical system, as well as learn about Minimally Invasive Ponto Surgery (MIPS)

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-15 Minutes The fundametals of direct sound stimulation
15-35 Minutes Listening effort in BAHS, clinical results
35-45 Minutes Practical aspects of percutaneous systems
45-55 Minutes Minimally Invasive Ponto Surgery (MIPS)
55-60 Minutes Summary; Q & A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Jaime Leigh Westbrook is employed by OticonMedical USA. Non-financial: Jaime Leigh Westbrook has no 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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