This course will provide a basis for understanding candidacy and completing a pre-operative evaluation of Bone Anchored Hearing Systems (BAHS), including the newest Ponto 4 and the Ponto 3 Super Power. Topics will also include mixed/conductive hearing loss and Single-Sided Deafness, device selection, determining the need for an at-home trial experience and counseling tools along with resources that will aid in informed patient decision making.
- After this course learners will be able to identify potential candidates for non-surgical and surgical Bone Anchored Hearing Systems (BAHS) with the Ponto system.
- After this course learners will be able to explain how to complete a pre-operative evaluation to assess benefits with BAHS and recognize the need for an at-home trial experience.
- After this course learners will be able to explain how to integrate counseling tools into treatment discussions and provide resources to aid in the decision-making process.
|5-15 Minutes||Candidacy for CHL/MHL & SSD|
|15-25 Minutes||Pre-operative evaluation|
|25-30 Minutes||Device & accessory selection|
|30-40 Minutes||Ponto Care App|
|40-50 Minutes||Benefits over other treatment options|
|50-60 Minutes||Counseling tools to utilize during evaluation & other resources|
Amanda Cooley, AuD, FAAA
Amanda Cooley, Au.D., F-AAA, is the Clinical Specialist for Bone Anchored Hearing Systems and Cochlear Implants in the Southeast Region for Oticon Medical. She received her Doctorate of Audiology from the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida and her Bachelor of Arts from The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. She has been practicing as a clinical Audiologist in the field since 2013, previously working primarily in the ENT sector with adults and pediatrics.
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