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Expanding Treatment Solutions in Implantable Technology

Educational Symposium for Surgeons and Audiologists

OMNI HOTEL – NASHVILLE, TN

WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 10, 2014 | 1:00PM – 5:00PM

Prior to the CI 2014 Conference

CI2014 Speaker Schedule

To reserve your seat as well as view course details and presenter disclosure information, please go to www.regonline.com/CochlearSymposium_Dec2014

Please also join us for the Cochlear Conference Symposium on Friday, December 12 from 7:30 to 8:30am to learn more about our latest innovations.

Learn to Swim This Summer… Mission Accomplished!

The new Cochlear™ Nucleus® Aqua+ … it’s a swimsuit for your sound processor! WATER WISE According to the American Red Cross, 54% of all Americans either can’t swim or fail to meet basic swimming safety standards. To meet basic standards, swimmers must have the ability to:
  • Step or jump into the water over your head
  • Return to the surface and float or tread water for one minute
  • Turn around in a full circle and find an exit
  • Swim 25 yards to the exit
  • Exit from the water without using the ladder
Source: http://www.redcross.org/news/press-release/Red-Cross-Launches-Campaign-to-Cut-Drowning-in-Half-in-50-Cities

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Meet Georgia Purdham.

“I was ecstatic when I found out that there was a solution in the Hybrid for people like me that were sort of stuck between hearing aids and the cochlear implant.” Georgia is a wife, mom, and works as a research scientist – and she lives with hearing loss. She started to feel frustrated and isolated. Her hearing loss left her unable to participate in conversations and interact with those she loved. When Georgia and her husband adopted their daughter, she had safety concerns because it was difficult to hear her daughter cry, even with the baby monitor at full…

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Meet John Kastanis.

“I heard things I hadn’t heard in years… The technology was incredible.” Working in Manhattan as an insurance professional and dealing with the “mass chaos” of four kids at home can be frustrating when you’re having trouble hearing what others are telling you. A Baha® was John’s solution. A simple solution led to a lifetime of better hearing. Take a moment and listen to John’s story.

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October is National Audiology Awareness Month!

Over 36 million American adults have some degree of hearing loss. That is over 4 times the amount of people who live in New York City. The statistics are shocking and even more so knowing that over half of those 36 million Americans are under the age of 65. Hearing loss is an increasing health concern in this nation that is often preventable. Taking time to see a patient for regular hearing screenings and explaining the signs of hearing loss can protect an individual’s hearing. Spread the word and share on social media; let everyone know that this October is…

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