This course presents a comprehensive, patient-centered aural rehabilitation (AR) approach designed to meet the unique needs of older adults who receive cochlear implants. Current AR models and roles of multidisciplinary team members are reviewed, and case studies are used to demonstrate key components of individualized assessment and treatment, including specific goals and activities, in various settings.
Please note: This series is comprised of the following individual courses: 9354, 9388, 9487 and 9450. If you have completed any of these individual courses, you will NOT be able to earn CEU credit for this course (9587).
Course created on December 15, 2020
- After this course learners will be able to describe the rationale for a comprehensive auditory rehabilitation approach for adults with cochlear implants.
- After this course learners will be able to identify ways in which the rehabilitative needs of older adults with cochlear implants may differ from children and young adults with cochlear implants.
- After this course learners will be able to describe the similarities and differences between current models of aural rehabilitation.
- After this course learners will be able to explain the value of key players in aural rehabilitation; specifically, identifying the roles of SLPs and audiologists in patient-centered care.
- After this course learners will be able to describe clinician-guided tasks that can be used to target bottom-up and top-down skills during auditory training.
- After this course learners will be able to identify 1-2 intervention measures and example goals for clinical practice in a given setting.
|0-60 Minutes||Understanding Rehabilitation Needs of Adults with Cochlear Implants|
|60-120 Minutes||Adult Auditory Rehabilitation Clinical Models: Feasibility for Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists|
|120-180 Minutes||Components of Adult Auditory Rehabilitation Assessment and Treatment|
|180-240 Minutes||Outcomes and Case Studies of Auditory Rehabilitation for Adults with Cochlear Implants|
Aaron C. Moberly, M.D., is Assistant Professor in the Division of Otology, Neurotology, & Cranial Base Surgery in the Department of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. He is a native of Indianapolis, Indiana, and he completed his undergraduate degree in Biochemistry at Purdue University. He obtained his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine and completed residency training in Otolaryngology - Head & Neck surgery at Indiana University in Indianapolis, followed by a two-year fellowship in Neurotology in the Department of Otolaryngology at The Ohio State University. Dr. Moberly’s clinical focus is diseases of the ear and cranial base. He has a special clinical and research interest in cochlear implants and rehabilitation of hearing after cochlear implantation.
Kara Vasil, AuD earned a BS in speech and hearing science from The Ohio State University in 2012 and her Doctor of Audiology from the Northeast Ohio Au.D. Consortium in 2016. Her clinical interests include diagnostics, cochlear implantation, hearing aid fitting and assistive devices. She is a research audiologist at Ohio State's Buckeye Center for Hearing and Development and a member of the American Academy of Audiology, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and the Ohio Academy of Audiology.
Christy Ray, PhD, CCC-SLP is assistant professor in the Department of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery at the Ohio State University. She earned her Master’s and Ph.D. degrees in Speech and Hearing Science from The Ohio State University. She currently engages in clinical practice and research with a particular interest in optimizing outcomes of adults with cochlear implants.
Erin Stefancin MA, CCC-SLP, is currently a speech-language pathologist at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and The Ohio State University, working with pediatric and adult CI patient populations. Erin received her undergraduate and graduate degrees from The Ohio State University. Erin’s areas of clinical interest include TBI, aphasia, cognition, aural rehabilitation, and Auditory Verbal Therapy.
Christy Ray: Financial: Christy Ray has received grant/research support from Cochlear Americas. She received compensation from Advanced Bionics for time to prepare and present this webinar series. Non-financial: Christy Ray has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Erin Stafancin: Financial: Erin Stafancin has received grant/research support from Cochlear Americas. She received compensation from Advanced Bionics for time to prepare and present this webinar series. Non-financial: Erin Stafancin has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Kara Vasil: Financial: Kara Vasil has received grant/research support from Cochlear Americas. She received compensation from Advanced Bionics for time to prepare and present this webinar series. Non-financial: Kara Vasil has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented jointly by SpeechPathology.com and Advanced Bionics.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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