Continuing Education

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Continuing Education Units (CEU):

AG Bell Academy for Listening and Spoken Language

AG Bell Academy for Listening and Spoken Language

ACI Alliance is approved by AG Bell Academy for Listening and Spoken Language to offer LSLS™ CEUs.

Website
www.agbell.org/AGBellAcademy/
Continuing Education Units (CEU)
Up to 24.0 LSLS™ CEUs
American Academy of Audiology (AAA)

American Academy of Audiology (AAA)

ACI Alliance is approved by the American Academy of Audiology to offer Academy CEUs for this activity. The program is worth a maximum of 2.40 CEUs / 1.4 Tier 1 CEUs. Academy approval of this continuing education activity is based on course content only and does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedure, or adherence of the event to the Academy's Code of Ethics. Any views that are presented are those of the presenter/CE Provider and not necessarily of the American Academy of Audiology. 

Website
www.audiology.org
Continuing Education Units (CEU)
Up to 2.4 CEUs / 1.4 Tier 1 CEUs
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

This course is offered for up to 2.40 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).

Website
www.asha.org
Continuing Education Units (CEU)
Up to 2.40 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area)

Continuing Medical Education (CME):

Course Description:

The symposium will provide an educational environment which fosters the dissemination of high-quality scientific information applicable to clinicians, scientists, educators and all others involved in the field of cochlear implantation. The symposium will provide attendees with opportunities to explore current and emerging topics that significantly impact on improving outcomes for children with cochlear implants, including the following:

  1. Expanded indications and management of special needs populations
  2. Managing bilingual (Spanish-English) patients and families
  3. Creative solutions to managing a CI program in the current healthcare environment
  4. Roles of therapy, education, and family engagement in the pediatric CI process
  5. Advances in CI technology and surgical techniques
  6. Models of service delivery: What works and what doesn’t?
  7. Hearing preservation including the measurement of outcomes

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe current criteria for CI candidacy
  2. Review audiological, spoken language, and global outcomes for children with special needs
  3. Identify the roles of therapy and education and how that relates to family engagement
  4. Discuss evaluation and management of bilingual patients and how bilingualism impacts the development of auditory and speech, and language skills
  5. Describe the social and emotional development of children with hearing loss
  6. Review normal and dysfunctional sound processing in the brain and how this relates to music
  7. Explain innovative ways of developing and maintaining a multidisciplinary pediatric program
  8. Relate mechanisms and methods of hearing preservation during cochlear implantation

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