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Bone Conduction Implants: Clinical Considerations and Implementation (PD102628)

Presenter(s): Jennifer A Drob, AuD, CCC-A
Course Description

As bone conduction implants evolve, there are now more options available than ever before, prompting the question: How do I choose the right one for my patients? This recorded session from the ASHA Audiology 2022 Online Conference (Implantable Devices track) discusses the current bone conduction implants on the market, candidacy criteria, and programming considerations.

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • Identify who is a candidate for a bone conduction implant 
  • Discuss different bone conduction implant options, and state the pros and cons of each 
  • Identify and resolve challenges when fitting and programming bone conduction implants


  • Type of bone conduction implants
  • Pros, cons, and considerations
  • Fitting/verification
  • Case studies
  • References

Presenter Information

Jennifer Drob, AuD, CCC-A, is an audiologist at Texas Children's Hospital (TCH). She received her BA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an AuD from Towson University. She has 7 years of pediatric clinical experience and has worked at TCH since 2014. She specializes in bone conduction devices and is the primary audiologist at the TCH Microtia/Atresia Clinic. She presents annually on Microtia/Atresia Awareness Day. Her interests include bone conduction devices, cochlear implants, and diagnostics.

Financial Disclosures:

  • Financial compensation from ASHA for this presentation

Nonfinancial Disclosures:

  • None

Assessment Type

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

To earn continuing education credit, you must complete the learning assessment by January 17, 2028.

Program History and CE Information

Content origination date: September 2022
End date: January 17, 2028

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).

Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 1
ASHA CEU*: 0.1
Item #(s): PD102628
Available Through: January 17, 2028