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Cochlear Service Report - January 2024

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Continuing Education

When the Time is Right to Consider Different Hearing Technology for Your Patients
Cochlear Americas CEU courses
Presented by Terry Zwolan, PhD, Tracy Murphy, AuD
Recorded Webinar
Course: #39307Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will provide information regarding guidelines that can be used to identify patients who should be referred for a cochlear implant candidacy evaluation. It will include tools that clinicians can use to support their counseling of patients about cochlear implant evaluations and will include information regarding typical outcomes received by patients who receive a cochlear implant.

What Happens During a Cochlear Implant Candidacy Evaluation?
Cochlear Americas CEU courses
Presented by Terry Zwolan, PhD, Tracy Murphy, AuD
Recorded Webinar
Course: #39309Level: Introductory0.5 Hours
This course will provide case examples of patients who have been evaluated for a cochlear implant with a summary of their outcomes. Examples will include testing of patients with Single Sided Deafness (SSD), traditional candidates, and patients who qualify for hearing preservation surgery, such as those with normal low frequency hearing and severe to profound high frequency hearing loss.

New Models of Cochlear Implant Care: Today and in the Future
Cochlear Americas CEU courses
Presented by Amy Donaldson, AuD, CCC-A, David Catlett, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA
Recorded Webinar
Course: #38323Level: Introductory0.5 Hours
Clinical models of care for adult cochlear implant recipients has changed little since implants were originally cleared by the FDA in the 1980’s. This course will discuss a new patient-centered and streamlined care model for adult cochlear implant patients and we will describe research that supports this new model.

Optimize Patient Outcomes Through Combinations of Acoustic and Electric Stimulation
Cochlear Americas CEU courses
Presented by Mary Beth O'Sullivan, MS, CCC-A, Cheryl Lechtenberg, MS, FAAA, Laura Lassen, AuD
Recorded Webinar
Course: #38318Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Ongoing research indicates that patient satisfaction and speech perception improve when individualized treatment for hearing loss includes a plan for optimizing acoustic and electric technology when appropriate. This course will review treatment options, best practice guidelines, and current research outcomes in cases where patients experience both acoustic and electric stimulation.

Your Care Anywhere: Remote Assist for Nucleus
Cochlear Americas CEU courses
Presented by Kyle Longwell
Recorded Webinar
Course: #38331Level: Introductory1 Hour
Cochlear™ Remote Assist enables video appointments between hearing implant recipients and their hearing health professional. Join this course to learn more about how this ground-breaking technology can bring you closer to your patients than ever before.


Cochlear™ Nucleus® 8 Sound Processor - What's new in hearing performance technology?

June 1, 2023

#cochlearimplant #nucleus8 #nucleus8soundprocessor #nucleus8 #nucleus8soundprocessor #cochlearimplant Whether your patient received their hearing solution yesterday or many years ago, Cochlear is cont...

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Connecting People to Hearing Care

August 1, 2022

Cochlear is committed to the development of solutions that help make hearing care more patient-centered, accessible and streamlined. Cochlear’s Connected Care technologies is transforming how p...

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TECH Talk – Dr. Papsin – Early Cochlear™ Osia® System experience

November 9, 2020

Dr. Blake Papsin, discusses his initial experience with Cochlear™ Osia® System. Having early access to the Osia System as part of the global clinical trial, Dr. Papsin discusses how the Osia...

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TECH Talk - Dr. Wolfe - Early implantation and impact on language development

May 28, 2020

In March 2020 the FDA approved the first expansion of pediatric indications in 20 years. Dr. Jace Wolfe, Director of Audiology and Research at the Hearts for Hearing Foundation in Oklahoma City, analy...

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TECH Talk – Dr. Wolfe - Age of implantation and critical development window

May 28, 2020

Dr. Jace Wolfe, clinical audiologist and Director of Audiology and Research at the Hearts for Hearing Foundation in Oklahoma City, uses his 22 years of cochlear implant experience to examine results f...

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TECH Talk – Dr. Friedmann - The Slim Modiolar Electrode

March 12, 2020

The Cochlear TECH Talk series features audiologists, surgeons and other experts in the fields of hearing and hearing loss. In each video, they highlight innovations and research related to the cochlea...

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TECH Talk – Kaplan – Reliability Reporting

March 12, 2020

Dr. Brian Kaplan, cochlear implant surgeon and Senior Vice President of Clinical Strategy & Innovation at Cochlear, reviews the challenges clinicians have faced over the years to obtain consistent...

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TECH Talks – Gifford – Beyond Deaf: Cochlear™ Nucleus® CI532 Slim Modiolar Electrode

March 12, 2020

René Gifford, Ph.D., Professor, Vanderbilt University reviews and summarizes her CI2018 lecture “Beyond Deaf” which features a review of the modern cochlear implant candidate and re...

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Fitting a Pediatric Cochlear™ Baha® SoundArc

February 13, 2020

The Baha® SoundArc™ is a modern and discreet over-the-ear non-surgical solutions for children and adults struggling with conductive hearing loss, mixed hearing loss or Single-sided deafness...

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How to fit a Cochlear™ Baha® SoundArc

January 27, 2020

The Baha® SoundArc™ is a modern and discreet over-the-ear non-surgical solutions for children and adults struggling with conductive hearing loss, mixed hearing loss or Single-sided deafness...

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Expanding your practice with the Cochlear Provider Network

September 4, 2019

Learn about how audiologists have integrated bimodal solutions (hearing aid + cochlear implant) into their audiology practice services, by joining the Cochlear Provider Network. The Cochlear Provider...

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TECH Talks - Gifford - Beyond Deaf: Cochlear™ NucleusR CI532 Slim Modiolar Electrode

February 1, 2019

René Gifford, Ph.D., Professor, Vanderbilt University reviews and summarizes her CI2018 lecture “Beyond Deaf” which features a review of the modern cochlear implant candidate and re...

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Cochlear Introduces New Resources for Schools

January 1, 2019

Cochlear is proud to introduce two new resources for schools, the Cochlear™ Classroom+ Connectivity Kit and the Cochlear Classroom+ Monitoring Kit. These new resources are designed to provide ed...

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Cochlear Services: A day in the life

November 1, 2018

Cochlear strives to give our recipients and professional partners the services they need to ensure our recipients can Hear now. And always Cochlear is committed to providing innovative products and se...

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Close the Gap with the Cochlear Baha 5 System

October 1, 2018

Cochlear Americas Senior Product Manager interviews Audiologist, Dr. Colleen Ittner, about how her practice uses the Baha System to treat mixed and conductive hearing loss.

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Empower Your Patients with World-First MFi and Android Connectivity Nucleus7

August 1, 2018

Empower Your Patients with World-First MFi and Android Connectivity Nucleus®7

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Introducing the Cochlear Nucleus Profile Slim Modiolar (CI532)

February 1, 2017

Hear the Difference Introducing the new Cochlear™ Nucleus® Profile with Slim Modiolar Electrode (CI532)Deliver optimal hearing outcomes for patients with the electrode the provides consisten...

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Advances in Cochlear Implants: The Cochlear Nucleus Hybrid System

January 4, 2017

Audiologist Kristen Lewis, AuD, and otologist David Kelsall, MD, give an overview of the CochlearTM Nucleus® HybridTM System for ski-slope hearing loss.

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Resources to Support CI Professionals and Recipients

December 6, 2016

An overview of cutting-edge programs and services from Cochlear that support clinicians and surgeons in providing effective clinical care.

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Introducing the New Cochlear Nucleus Kanso Sound Processor

October 16, 2016

Learn about the new Cochlear™ Nucleus® Kanso™ Sound Processor. Discreet, smart, simple.

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Cochlear Receives FDA Clearance to Lower the Age for the Osia System to 5 Years Old

Cochlear™ Osia® System Becomes Industry's First Active Bone Conduction System to Enable MRI at 3 Tesla

Cochlear Announces Audio Streaming from Amazon Fire TV Devices for Hearing Implant Users

FDA Approves Cochlear’s Nucleus 8 Sound Processor, Smaller, Smarter, Better Connected Cochlear Implant Technology

Dr. Teresa Zwolan Joins Cochlear as the Director of Audiology Access & Standards of Care

Cochlear Americas Recognizes Lisa Aubert as New President for the Region

Cochlear Announces 2022 Winners of Annual Scholarships

FDA Approves Cochlear Nucleus Implants for Unilateral Hearing Loss and Single-Sided Deafness

Cochlear Announces FDA approval and FDA Clearance of First-of-its-Kind Remote Care Capabilities for Nucleus and Baha Systems

Cochlear Foundation Launches Global Partnership with Malala Fund to Remove Hearing Loss as a Barrier to Education

Hearing Health Today Podcast Set for Return After 4,000+ Tune In

New Cochlear CoPilot App to Help Adults Improve Hearing Outcomes Through Skills Training

Cochlear Receives FDA Clearance of Baha 6 Max

Cochlear Welcomes Landmark WHO Report Calling on Governments and Societies to Prioritize Hearing Health

Cochlear Announces 2021 Winners of Annual Scholarships

Face Masks Inhibit Communication for 95 Percent of People with Hearing Loss, New Survey Finds

Normal hearing is 20/20: Get to know your hearing number during Audiology Awareness Month

New Online Tool Determines if Hearing Loss Intervention is Needed

Slim 20 Electrode from Cochlear now Commercially Available

2020 Cochlear™ Scholarship Application Opens for the 2020/2021 School Year


Foundations of Baha Implants: Candidacy
Mary Beth O'Sullivan, MS, CCC-A

Trends in Bone Conduction: Considerations for Treating Both Ears
George Cire, AuD, CCC-A

Classroom + Learning Series: Nucleus Technology in the Classroom
Amy Donaldson, AuD, CCC-A

What's New for the Cochlear Nucleus 7 System
Janet Clarke, AuD

Hearing from the Other Side: Understanding the Candidacy for SSD and Treatment Options
Patrick Hurley, PhD

Hybrid L24 Study Update: Where Are They Now?
Ginger Grant, AuD, CCC-A

New Treatment Options for Patients with SSD and Mixed Hearing Loss
George Cire, AuD, CCC-A

From Pioneer to Modern Day: The Nucleus 22 Implant Upgrade to the Nucleus 6 System
Janet Clarke

The Baha 5 Sound Processor Overview
George Cire, AuD, CCC-A

The Baha Softband: Candidacy, Evaluation and Fitting
Lisa Vaughn, AuD

Understanding Atresia, Microtia, and the Baha System
Lisa Vaughn, AuD

Keep it Fresh: Ideas for Auditory Work
Ashley Garber, MS, CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert AVT

Cell Phones: Not Just for Texting
Linda Day, Donna Sorkin, MA

An Auditory Approach: Focus on Children with Bilateral Cochlear Implants
Nancy Caleffe-Schenck, MEd, CCC-A, CED, CertAVT

Auditory Comprehension: Focus on Memory for Professionals
Ashley Garber, MS, CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert AVT

Bringing Literacy to the Table using Books and Therapy
Ashley Garber, MS, CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert AVT

Cochlear Implants and Children with Additional Special Needs
Holly Whalen, AuD, CCC-A, Melissa H. Sweeney, MS, CCC-SLP, LSLS, Cert. AVT

Getting Started with Auditory Skills
Ashley Garber, MS, CCC-SLP, Mary Ellen Nevins, EdD

Therapy: Same or Different for a Child with Two Cochlear Implants?
MaryKay Therres

Listening and Spoken Language Strategies in the Classroom
Ashley Garber, MS, CCC-SLP

Ask the Expert

How is Cochlear Working to Improve CI Awareness?
Patricia Trautwein, AuD

What Clinical Considerations are in Your Treatment Pathway for SSD/UHL Patients?
Andrea Overton, AuD

How does Hearing Loss Related to Chronic Otitis Media Impact Patient Quality of Life?
Natasha McDougald

How Has the New 9 Month Pediatric Indication Changed the Clinical Landscape?
Chrisanda Sanchez, AuD, FAAA

How is the New Cochlear™ Baha® 6 Max Sound Processor Designed to Improve Hearing Outcomes for SSD, Conductive of Mixed Hearing Loss?
Melissa Thompson

What are Clinicians and Recipients Saying about the Cochlear™ Kanso® 2 Sound Processor?
Natasha McDougald

What is Cochlear Americas’ First Annual Service Report and Why is it Valuable to Clinicians?
Mark Roscoe, MBA

How Can Evidence-Based Practice Ensure Consistent Standard of Care?
Barbara Buck, AuD, CCC-A

How is Cochlear Making New Products Accessible to the Earliest Cochlear Implantees?
Ryan Lopez

What are the Advantages of Perimodiolar Electrodes?
Wade Colburn

What is Cochlear Link and How Can It Save Clinics Time?
Kyle Longwell

What is ANSI/AAMI CI86 and why is it important in the expansion and transparency of cochlear implant reliability reporting?
Wade Colburn

How does Cochlear’s new FDA approved Remote Check for CI recipients change the virtual care landscape for professionals?
Kyle Longwell

What are the most important pediatric factors and considerations for selecting, fitting and using bone conduction technology?
Lisa Vaughn, AuD

What is Piezoelectric Stimulation in the Cochlear™ Osia® System?
George Cire, AuD, CCC-A

How Many Different Baha Systems Does Cochlear Offer?
George Cire, AuD, CCC-A

Can Android be Used with the Cochlear Nucleus Smart App?
Janet Clarke, AuD

What is Cochlear ForwardFocus?
Janet Clarke, AuD

What is the Cochlear Provider Network (CPN) and Why is it Important?
Michele Fusco, AuD


Managing Growing Patient Caseloads and Integrating New Clinical Efficiencies
Ginger Stickney, PhD

Learn How Cochlear Commits to Improved Hearing Health for all Through Hearing Health Literacy and Standard of Care Guidelines
Patricia Trautwein, AuD

The Cochlear™ Lend an Ear Program
Melissa Thompson, MS

Help Your Patients Access Insurance Support Services Through Cochlear
Nicole Craig

Cochlear Implant Futures Forum: Awareness of Cochlear Implantation
Brian Kaplan, MD, FACS, Howard W. Francis, MD, MBA, Regina Presley, AuD, FAAA, CCC-A, Barbara Kelley, Rene Gifford, PhD, CCC-A, Matthew Carlson, MD, Allison Biever, AuD, CCC-A

Strategic Features of the Cochlear Kanso® 2 Sound Processor
Marian Jones

Inside Look on Candidate Selection for Electric-Acoustic Stimulation Hybrid and Bimodal Cochlear Implantation
Aaron Parkinson, PhD, FAAA, CCC-A

Cochlear Kanso® 2 Sound Processor Product Development
Marian Jones

Cochlear™ Nucleus® Kanso® 2 off-the-ear Sound Processor: An Interview with Natasha McDougald
Natasha McDougald

International Consensus Paper Released on Standard of Care for Adult Cochlear Implantation
Meredith Holcomb, AuD, CCC-A

Introducing Custom Sound® Pro – Cochlear’s Next Generation CI Fitting Software
Kyle Longwell

What’s New with the Kanso 2 Sound Processor?
Natasha McDougald

Introducing the NEW Cochlear™ Osia® System
Anthony King

Expanding Possibilities for Pediatrics: A New Indication for the Cochlear™ Nucleus® Implant System
Megan Mears, AuD

Non-Surgical Baha® Options for Children: Key Considerations
Lisa Vaughn, AuD

Introducing Cochlear™ Nucleus® 7 Sound Processor with Expanded Connectivity
Natasha McDougald, BMgt

Introducing Cochlear™ Nucleus© Profile™ Plus
Wade Colburn

Maximum Power Output and Maximum Force Output Available to Baha® Patients
Fredrik Breitholtz

The Future of Audiology: Inspired by Their Own Hearing Loss, Four College Students Pursue Audiology
Caroline Moran, Kimberlyn Wellman, Victoria Popov, Jasmine Simmons

Overview of the Features and Benefits of the New Cochlear™ Baha® 5 Sound Processor
George Cire, AuD, CCC-A


Cochlear Reimbursement Hub

The Cochlear Reimbursement Hub is designed to assist healthcare professionals and facilities with access to tools and resources to address insurance questions and optimize patient support.

School Resource Center

The Cochlear School Resource Center is designed to assist educational professionals, pediatric and educational audiologists with quick access to tools and material to meet the auditory accessibility needs of school-aged children with cochlear implants, a Baha® System or significant hearing loss.

Hearing Health Today podcast

Hearing Health Today podcast

Hearing Therapy Manual for Clinicians

Guide for Clinicians Adult Cochlear Implant Home-Based Hearing Therapy

Hearing Therapy Manual for Recipients

Guide for Recipients Adult Cochlear Implant Home-Based Hearing Therapy

Cochlear Tech Spotlight: Datalogging

An overview of data logging in the Nucleus 6 CI from Cochlear.

Cochlear Tech Spotlight: Directionality

A technical overview of dual microphone directionality in the Nucleus 6 CI from Cochlear.

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