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Advances in Cochlear Implant Technology (WEB19048)

Presenter(s): Regina Presley, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA
Course Description


This session discusses the latest advances and updates in cochlear implant technology, including electrode array design, approaches to preservation of residual hearing, the variety of processors and compatible approaches to successful bimodal use, wireless technology, and the array of accessory options available for optimal listening. This course is a recorded session from the 2019 online conference “Audiology 2019: Cochlear Implants.”

Learning Objectives:
You will be able to:

  • counsel candidates for cochlear implantation regarding current technology
  • counsel patients regarding the latest techniques for hearing preservation and how this works with a combination of acoustic and electric stimulation
  • recommend the bimodal fitting option for hearing aid patients utilizing a monaural cochlear implant
  • discuss accessory options that are compatibility with processors and appropriately selected hearing aids

What is Included?

You'll get online access to all the course content, including the full video, handouts, and references so you can access it from anywhere!

Assessment Type

Self-assessment—Think about what you learned and report on the Completion Form how you will use your new knowledge.

Related Courses

View all courses from the "Audiology 2019: Cochlear Implants" online conference, available through the ASHA Learning Pass subscription or as an a la carte purchase.

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COURSE DETAILS
Item #(s): WEB19048
Available Through: September 11, 2024