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Ear Science Education: Hearing Implant Series 2021/2022

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Anzac House

28 Saint Georges Terrace

Perth, WA 6000

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Series fee of $150 includes exclusive access to ongoing education over 9mths with 2 in-person workshops & bimonthly research updates

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Join us for our inaugural Education Series on Hearing Implants designed to support clinicians in maintaining clinical excellence and optimized hearing care for all clients. This series will cover the cochlear implant journey with a focus on complex referrals and bimodal management.

The Hearing Implant Series 2021/2022 includes:

  • 2 in-person workshops from 5:00 to 7:00pm Thursday 28th October 2021 and Thursday 26th May 2022 at the stunning Anzac House location in Perth's CBD; and
  • Bi-monthly 'Translating the Science' research updates available online, offering you the flexibility to complete this in your own time around work and other commitments.

Workshop 1: Guiding your clients through the journey: A practical approach to cochlear implants. In Person. Thursday 28th October 2021

Workshop 2: Guiding your clients through the journey: From saying 'yes', to rehabilitation and bimodal management. In person. Thursday 26th May 2022

CPD Points | Workshop 1 and Workshop 2

Activity Endorsement Number CPD2122 027

Category 1.1 – 2 CPD points

Category 2.2 – 1 CPD point

Attendance at both workshops accrues 3 endorsed CPD points. Attendance at only 1 workshop will allow you to log the event for 1.5 non-endorsed points.

'Translating the Science': Bi-monthly research updates that once uploaded, will be available for the duration of the Education Series. Online. November, January, March, June.

These sessions provide a source of non-endorsed CPD points

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Workshop 1

Guiding your clients through the journey: A practical approach to cochlear implants.

In Person. Thursday 28th October 2021

In this interactive workshop, we will review case discussions and the standard of care for adult cochlear implantation and management options that best improve an individual's quality of life through optimizing hearing outcomes.

Cochlear implant candidacy criteria will be reviewed and discussed, including new easy to use 60/60 referral guidelines and potential barriers to referral.

Participants will be involved in case-based discussions and be able to ask questions and interact with an expert panel.

Program

  • 5:00pm - Registration, Tea, Coffee & Refreshments
  • 5:30pm - Cochlear Implant Candidacy Criteria & Assessment (Presentation)
  • 6:10pm - The Value of a CI Assessment (Panel Discussion with Audience Involvement)
  • 6:30pm - Case Study 1 & 2 (Facilitated group discussion)

Facilitators

  • Dr Cathy Sucher, Senior Implant Audiologist and CI Research Lead, Ear Science Implant Clinic
  • Elle Statham - Senior Implant Audiologist, Ear Science Implant Clinic
  • Ronel Chester-Browne, Clinical Coordinator, Senior Implant Audiologist, Ear Science Implant Clinic

Learning Outcomes

  • Confidently identify potential cochlear implant candidates within your client caseload
  • To apply knowledge of the referral pathway and management options for cochlear implant candidates, including clients presenting with SOHL and short duration SSD
  • Clearly discuss the cochlear implant journey and candidacy assessment process with clients
  • Effectively counsel potential cochlear implant candidates regarding barriers within an individualized and client-centered approach

Workshop 2

Guiding your clients through the journey: From saying 'yes', to rehabilitation and bimodal management.

In person. Thursday 26th May 2022

In this workshop, we will discuss a pragmatic approach to the underlying factors impacting decision making when considering cochlear implants and the importance of shared care in optimizing outcomes for bimodal clients.

This is an interactive workshop with participants being involved in case discussions and mentored by experienced implant audiologist facilitators.

Program

  • 5:00pm – Registration, Tea, Coffee & Refreshments
  • 5:30pm – Factors influencing decision making for cochlear implant candidates and the importance of shared care for bimodal clients (Presentation)
  • 6:10pm – Bimodal management: Your questions answered (Panel Discussion with Audience Involvement)
  • 6:30pm – Case Study 1 & 2 (Facilitated group discussion)

Facilitators

  • Dr Cathy Sucher, Senior Implant Audiologist and CI Research Lead, Ear Science Implant Clinic
  • Ronel Chester-Browne, Clinical Coordinator, Senior Implant Audiologist, Ear Science Implant Clinic
  • Steffanie Cohen – Implant Audiologist, Ear Science Implant Clinic

Learning Outcomes

  • Confidently discuss the cochlear implant journey
  • Identify and apply knowledge of candidate and medical considerations associated with cochlear implantation.
  • Apply clinical knowledge relating to the programming options for bimodal clients to maximise hearing outcomes

Online & On-Demand: 'Translating the Science'

Our Translating the Science research updates will be available bi-monthly for you to access on-demand. Once uploaded, these research updates will be available for the duration of the Education Series allowing easy and flexible access to the latest research in hearing care.

These updates provide an opportunity for you to ask questions from some of Western Australia’s most influential researches about the journal articles they have published. With this knowledge, you will have the confidence to apply these learnings to your clinical practice.

These sessions provide a source of non-endorsed CPD points.

Regional or interstate clinicians unable to attend the in-person workshops can register for Online Only access to all the 'Translating the Science' sessions, select this ticket type at checkout. Translating the Science Online sessions are included in the Series Fee.

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28 Saint Georges Terrace

Perth, WA 6000

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