NEW AudiologyOnline course – Standard of Care: International Consensus and Candidacy Evaluation for Cochlear Implant Use in Adults

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A new AudiologyOnlinecourse is now open for registration: Standard of Care: International Consensus and Candidacy Evaluation for Cochlear Implant Use in Adults: An Audiological Perspective.

This course educates audiologists on the methodology and findings from a recent International systematic review and consensus process, establishing a standard of care for the treatment of adult patients with unilateral cochlear implants for bilateral severe, profound or moderate sloping to profound sensorineural hearing loss. It also includes a review of Zwolan’s Development of a 60/60 Guideline for Referring Adults for a Traditional Cochlear Implant Candidacy Evaluation.

Course Details

Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 12:00 pm EDT

Presenters: Teresa A. Zwolan, PhD, CCC-A and René Gifford, PhD, CCC-A

 This course is offered for continuing education in partnership with AudiologyOnline. Please visit www.AudiologyOnline.com for details regarding CEUs offered.

After attending this course you’ll be able to:

  • Explain the Delphi process and methodology behind the International Consensus Paper as well as the benefits of the findings.
  • Identify the various categories and statements presented as part of the module.
  • Identify the next steps for the process in terms of the path towards Clinical Practice Guidelines.
  • Explain the 60/60 referral guidelines for identifying patients for a cochlear implant candidacy evaluation (CICE).

Please visit AudiologyOnline to register now!

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