CI Surgical Foundation Course Netherlands

This course is organised in collaboration with Radboud University in Nijmegen and Cochlear Academy, Mechelen, Belgium.

Learning outcomes:

This 2 1/2-day training will provide basic knowledge and skills required for CI surgery by means of a mixture of presentations, discussion and practical sessions. The course will include observation and commentary of a live CI surgery and offers all participants extensive hands-on practice during guided temporal bone practica and electrode insertion on both surgical insertion models and real temporal bones.  

The course will provide information on:

  • Surgical technique, from incision to electrode insertion, to closing the wound

  • CI assessment, selection considerations and criteria

  • Factors influencing patient outcomes including latest research

  • The complete Nucleus cochlear implant system product portfolio

  • An overview of the different stages in the CI process

  • Discussion forum with surgical faculty as well as participants’ cases



Who should attend:

Experienced ENT surgeons, who are new to Nucleus cochlear implants, who wish to learn more about CI surgery and get a better understanding of the entire CI process.

Registration fee:

700 Euro, excl. VAT

Max. number of participants: 12


How to register:

Please contact your Cochlear representative, fill out the online registration form or contact us directly via