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Troubleshooting Cochlear Implant Sound Processors & Accessories (WEB19050)

Presenter(s): Heidi Slager, AuD, CCC-A
Course Description


Cochlear implant technology has evolved over time to include sophisticated features such as accessory-based and direct streaming, remote control devices and apps, bimodal compatibility, and more – and hearing health providers must become proficient with it all. This session explores working with and efficiently troubleshooting these modern and increasingly common systems, such as remote microphones, DM/FM systems, and mobile devices to improve patient outcomes and increase clinic efficiency. This course is a recorded session from the 2019 online conference “Audiology 2019: Cochlear Implants.”

Learning Objectives:
You will be able to:

  • list current sound processor options for each FDA-approved cochlear implant manufacturer
  • list basic troubleshooting tools and steps for sound processors and related accessories
  • describe the differences between DM/Roger, FM, and remote microphone assistive listening systems

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): WEB19050
Available Through: September 11, 2024