The course will introduce participants to clinical data collected over the past 10 years and showcase benefits and the simplicity of the Ponto System. The data focuses on 3 key areas, including, implant survival, audiological results and preferences and skin complication rates.
Course created on April 22, 2020
- After this course participants will be able to describe results on published studies related to the Ponto System, including studies of quality of life, surgical outcomes and audiological outcomes.
- After this course participants will be able to discuss the importance of bandwidth, output and processing capabilities on outcomes.
- After this course participants will be able to describe the components of the BAHS system and decide on the best sound processor for their individual patients.
|5-10 Minutes||Ponto System Overview|
|10-45 Minutes||Literature review – 10 years of Ponto|
|45-55 Minutes||Choice of sound processor|
Laura Dixon, AuD
Laura trained as an Audiologist in the UK, completing both the Masters and Doctoral programs. She went on to work in the busy NHS environment and very quickly developed a passion for implantable hearing solutions. Those ‘wow’ moments, when a patient receives a device that changes their life proved too strong and for the last 13 years Laura has worked only with Cochlear Implants and Bone Anchored Hearing Solutions. In 2009 Laura began working commercially, and has been heavily involved in clinical support, audiological and surgical training as well as sales management and training across Europe and Asia Pacific. She is currently Director of Clinical Training and Support with Oticon Medical, Denmark.
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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Australian College of Audiology
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
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British Academy of Audiology
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International Hearing Society
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New Zealand Audiological Society
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