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.
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).