This course features moderated discussions among a panel of clinicians who collectively provide cochlear implant auditory rehabilitation (AR) to patients of all ages. Topics and discussions demonstrate the need to expand and differentiate intervention approaches based on the unique needs of individual patients with cochlear implants. Panelists review recent studies, present translational applications, share case studies and examples, illustrate multidisciplinary professional roles, and discuss evidence-based assessment and treatment.
This course is part of the SIGnature Series, a collection of courses developed by volunteers from ASHA’s Special Interest Groups, who share practical, evidence-based suggestions and solutions based on their in-depth knowledge, clinical experiences, and passion for their specialty areas. This course was developed by SIG 7: Aural Rehabilitation and Its Instrumentation.
You will be able to:
- Compare, contrast, and measure the various rehabilitation needs and important outcomes for children and adults with cochlear implants
- Evaluate the effects of hearing loss on individualized skills important to functional auditory rehabilitation outcomes in patients with cochlear implants
- Create patient-centered interventionplans for auditory rehabilitation
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What is Included?
You'll get online access to all the course content, including the full video and handouts, so you can access it from anywhere!
Self-assessment—Think about what you learned and report on the Completion Form how you will use your new knowledge.