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Cochlear Implant Candidacy: Predictors of Success (WEB19040)

Presenter(s): Sarah A. Sydlowski, AuD, PhD
Course Description

This session discusses the current parameters for identifying cochlear implant candidates and provides an update on cochlear implantation that aims to clarify misconceptions that may influence referral patterns. The speaker points out resources that clinicians can use to offer comprehensive, authoritative information on cochlear implantation candidacy to their patients. This course is a recorded session from the 2019 online conference “Audiology 2019: Cochlear Implants.”

Learning Objectives:
You will be able to:

  • describe best practices for identifying candidates for cochlear implant evaluation as well as barriers or misconceptions that may be preventing accurate referrals
  • list the potential benefits of early and accurate identification of cochlear implant candidates, including those with residual hearing
  • identify appropriate candidates for cochlear implant evaluation

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.

Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 1
ASHA CEU*: 0.1
Item #(s): WEB19040
Available Through: September 11, 2024