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Hearing Assistance Technology for Cochlear Implants (WEB19049)

Presenter(s): Erin C. Schafer, PhD, CCC-A
Course Description

In general, adults and children who obtain cochlear implants achieve favorable speech recognition outcomes. However, the presence of background noise—even minimal amounts—can negatively impact speech understanding. This session provides an overview of the hearing assistance technologies available for individuals with cochlear implants as well as evidence of the efficacy and effectiveness of the various types. This course is a recorded session from the 2019 online conference “Audiology 2019: Cochlear Implants.”

Learning Objectives:
You will be able to:

  • describe 2–3 types of hearing assistance technology for patients with cochlear implants
  • summarize the evidence to support each type of technology
  • select the most appropriate hearing assistance technology for individual patients

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: 0.5
ASHA CEU*: 0.05
Item #(s): WEB19049
Available Through: September 11, 2024