Patients implanted with the Nucleus® 22 cochlear implant can now benefit from all the innovation available in the Cochlear™ Nucleus® 7 Sound Processor! This course will refresh your legacy programming skills to support Cochlear’s earliest implant recipients when they upgrade to improved sound quality and the ability to stream directly from compatible iPhone and Android devices.
Course created on December 11, 2020
- After this course learners will be able to explain how to effectively counsel Cochlear™ Nucleus® 22 implant recipients on the functional aspects of their upgrade to the Cochlear Nucleus® 7 Sound Processor.
- After this course learners will be able to identify 3 unique characteristics of the Cochlear™ Nucleus® 22 implant.
- After this course learners will be able to describe ways to successfully optimize patient outcomes through the navigation of Custom Sound Pro to identify candidates for Nucleus® 7 Sound Processor upgrades, determine the potential for a Ready-To-Wear option, and program upgrades for recipients currently using both N6 and legacy products to optimize patient outcomes.
|5-15 Minutes||Nucleus 22 Implant Technology|
|15-25 Minutes||Nucleus 7 Sound Processor Technology|
|25-35 Minutes||Programming the Nucleus 7 Sound Processor for Nucleus 22 Implant Recipients|
|35-55 Minutes||Clinical Application of Upgrade Process for 3 Different Sample Patients|
Mary Beth O'Sullivan
Mary Beth O’Sullivan is an Audiologist and Professional Education Manager for Cochlear Americas. She brings 20 years of direct patient care and industry experience to her current position, with over 5 years in an education management role. Mary Beth earned her master’s degree at Northeastern University in Boston, MA.
AuD CCC-A, FAAA
Sr. Manager, Clinical Training Services
Dave Catlett manages the Regional Clinical Training Manager (RCTM) team for Cochlear Americas. He and his team provide clinical training and mentorship to Cochlear’s field staff and clinical-technical education and support to Cochlear’s professional partners. He earned his Master of Audiology degree at the University of North Carolina and his Doctor of Audiology degree through the University of Florida. Prior to joining Cochlear in 2005, Dave spent several years as a clinical audiologist at UNC's pediatric cochlear implant program.
David Catlett: Financial: David Catlett is employed by Cochlear Americas. Non-financial: David Catlett has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
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Content Disclosure: This learning event focuses on Cochlear Americas products and services and will not include info on other products or services.
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