While more and more patients with mixed and conductive hearing loss are being treated with Baha solutions, bilateral fittings remain rare. This presentation will review the candidacy criteria for bilateral fittings and discuss the potential benefits of bilateral fittings for patients who are appropriate candidates; we will also review features in Baha fitting software which support bilateral fittings.
Course created on April 24, 2019
- After this course learners will be able to list the potential benefits of bilateral Baha fittings.
- After this course learners will be able to list the candidacy criteria for bilateral Baha fittings and describe the most appropriate candidates for this type of fitting.
- After this course learners will be able to describe the features in Baha Fitting Software that support bilateral fittings for Baha recipients.
|5-15 Minutes||Determining candidacy for bilateral Baha systems|
|15-30 Minutes||Clinical benefits of bilateral Baha systems for appropriate candidates|
|30-45 Minutes||Active Bilateral Directionality overview|
|45-55 Minutes||Other enhancements to Baha Fitting Software to support bilateral fittings|
Prinicipal Clinical/Technical Manager
George Cire currently works a Prinicipal Clinical/Technical Manager for Cochlear Americas in Centennial, Colorado. Prior to joining Cochlear, Dr. Cire has worked as a field specialist for major hearing aid manufacturer and has been a practicing Audiologist for 30 years in a variety of clinical settings. Dr. Cire received the Au.D. from A. T. Still University, Arizona School of Health Sciences in Mesa, AZ.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Cochlear Americas in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
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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