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The Ponto System: Assessing Candidacy & Completing Pre-operative Evaluation of Bone Anchored Hearing Systems

Course: #35613Level: Introductory1 Hour
Live WebinarTue, Sep 22, 2020 at 12:00 pm EDT

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.

Preview Exam

Upcoming Live Webinars

Tue, Sep 22, 2020 at 12:00 pm EDT
CEUs/Hours Offered: AAA/0.1 Introductory; ACAud/1.0; ASHA/0.1 Introductory, Professional; 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 potential candidates for non-surgical and surgical Bone Anchored Hearing Systems (BAHS) with the Ponto system.
  • checkmarkAfter 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.
  • checkmarkAfter 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.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction/Agenda
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

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Amanda Cooley is employed by OticonMedical. Non-financial: Amanda Cooley 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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