Training and development

Whether you want to learn something new or build your current expertise as a cochlear implant professional, Cochlear can support you with education and training.

We have designed Cochlear's professional education programs to help you develop or enhance the skills you need to work with implantable hearing technology.

Our education courses are endorsed with Audiology Australia, Hearing Aid Audiology Society of Australia and Australian College of Audiology.

Live webinar times:

2pm New Zealand, 12pm NSW/ACT/VIC/TAS, 11.30am SA, 11am QLD, 10:30am NT, 9am WA

Cochlear education webinars - December 2020

Hear the other side: Cochlear implantable solutions for Single Sided Deafness

WED 2 Dec

This webinar will give an overview of Single Sided Deafness (SSD), the different treatment options and their outcomes. In this session we will look at some of the research showing the impact of unilateral hearing loss and SSD on children and adults. Specifically, we will look at functional impact, educational impact and quality of life impact. We will also look at some of the differences between people born with SSD and those that have acquired it.


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The first year: Fundamentals of cochlear implant programming and the recipient journey

MON 7 Dec

Join us for an inside look at the journey following implantation from both the audiologist and recipient perspectives. This webinar is ideal for non-implanting audiologists.


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Standard of care: Factors associated with post implantation outcomes

TUE 8 Dec

The presentation will provide insights into Hearing Implants Australia’ s unique experience and recommendations in supporting adults through the cochlear implant journey. 


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Masterclass | All about impedences

WED 9 Dec

An interactive review of what impedances are, how they vary and how these measurements can be used as a measurement tool in programming. The goal of this webinar is to provide greater understanding of how impedance measurements relate to the overall programming session and enhance confidence with reading these measurements. 


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Cochlear implant and Baha® referring 101: A look at case studies and common barriers to implantation

MON 14 Dec

Join us as we take an in-depth look at referring for cochlear implantation and bone conduction through case studies that you may commonly see in the clinic. Hear from the Cochlear’s Engagement Team about how their service can assist both you as a clinician, but more importantly – your clients. 


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Cochlear education webinars - January 2021

5 ways Cochlear keeps you connected: Exploring connectivity

MON 11 Jan

This engaging webinar covers the five ways that Cochlear devices incorporate the growing world of connectivity to benefit recipients and clinicians. The course will provide a rationale for using True Wireless Accessories, Nucleus Smart App, Android Compatibility and Made for iPhone (MFI) devices. How and when to encourage clients to use these devices will be discussed. Bring your Made for iPhone (MFI) device, as this course also provides a live demonstration of MFI accessibility options.


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Cochlear Implant Candidacy Evaluation: What's involved for my client?

TUE 12 Jan

In this engaging session, you will go behind the scenes into the journey of a cochlear implant recipient from referral to potential implantation. Included will be a description of the overall evaluation process, common testing protocols and busting of myths that can stand in the way of a successful referral.


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Cochlear Implant and Baha Referring 101: A Look at Case Studies and Common Barriers to Implantation

WED 13 Jan

Join us as we take an in-depth look at referring for cochlear implantation and bone conduction through case studies that you may commonly see in the clinic. Hear from the Cochlear’s Engagement Team about how their service can assist both you as a clinician, but more importantly – your clients.


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Learning About Cochlear Implant Surgery

 

MON 18 Jan

This session is aimed at healthcare professionals who are not familiar with Cochlear implants. It will provide an understanding of the cochlear implant surgery to better facilitate counselling. Attendees will be provided with a broad overview on the Nucleus Cochlear implant portfolio. Surgical steps standard to all Cochlear implant surgeries will be explained.


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Standard of Care: The relationship between hearing loss and depression, cognition and dementia in adults.

TUE 19 Jan

There is increasing evidence linking hearing loss to depression, cognition and dementia in adults, Associate Professor Dawes presents on these important links with hearing loss and the findings from a recent landmark systematic literature review and International Consensus Paper, setting minimum standards for cochlear implantation in adults.


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Advancements in Cochlear Implantation: A Data Driven Perspective

WED 20 Jan

The future of implantable hearing is very exciting, as biomedical knowledge grows and is integrated with other technologies and innovations. Cochlear’s team is exploring how implant technology can be applied in other innovative ways. The industry continues to break new ground, driven by a passion to help people living with hearing loss.


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Using the 60/60 Referral Guidelines for Adult Cochlear Implantation

WED 27 Jan

Have you ever felt confused about referral guidelines for CI? This webinar aims to address this by equipping you with a new 60/60 screening tools for referral adults for a CI evaluation. This tool is based on robust new research and will help you feel confident when you refer your client for a full cochlear implant evaluation.


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The Cochlear Implant Journey: A Recipient's Perspective

THU 28 Jan

This webinar will address the importance of the emotional side of a patient’s cochlear implant journey. Hear from a cochlear implant recipient and learn how to proactively counsel to patient needs.


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Cochlear education webinars - February 2021

The First Year: Fundamentals of CI Programming and the Recipient Journey

MON 1 Feb

Join us for an inside look at the journey following implantation from both the audiologist and recipient perspectives. This webinar is ideal for non-implanting audiologists. Please note CPD points will only be given to members who have not yet attended this webinar.


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Masterclass | Custom Sound® Pro

WED 3 Feb

Custom Sound® Pro is the latest Fitting software for programming Nucleus® Cochlear Implants. It is an intuitive, powerful fitting software that gives the clinician the flexibility they need to provide tailored care for every patient. It accommodates a range of fitting approaches, MAP creation methodologies and preferences, supported by flexible navigation options and a new guided workflow. This presentation aims at explaining the best practices for the use of Custom Sound Pro, the rationale behind some of its features and answer frequently asked questions.


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Hear the Other Side: Cochlear Implantable Solutions for Single Sided Deafness

MON 8 Feb

This hour-long webinar will give you an overview of the impact of Single Sided Deafness (SSD), common treatment options as well as outcomes of cochlear implantation for SSD users.


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Optimising Bimodal fittings with Cochlear™ Nucleus® 7 and ReSound Hearing Aids

 

TUE 9 Feb

Hear from Cochlear and GN Hearing on bimodal benefits, and considerations for bimodal fittings.


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Cochlear Implant and Baha Referring 101 A Look at Case Studies and Common Barriers to Implantation

 

WED 10 Feb

Join us as we take an in-depth look at referring for cochlear implantation and bone conduction through case studies that you may commonly see in the clinic. Hear from the Cochlear’s Engagement Team about how their service can assist both you as a clinician, but more importantly – your clients.


Register here

Using the 60/60 Referral Guidelines for Adult Cochlear Implantation

MON 15 Feb

Have you ever felt confused about referral guidelines for CI? This webinar aims to address this by equipping you with a new 60/60 screening tools for referral adults for a CI evaluation. This tool is based on robust new research and will help you feel confident when you refer your client for a full cochlear implant evaluation.


Register here

Understanding Baha Surgery for Hearing Health Care Professionals

WED 17 Feb

This webinar will explore the steps involved in Cochlear Baha surgery. Differences between Baha Attract System and Baha Connect System surgery will be explored as well as surgical transition from one connection type to another. Please note CPD points will only be given to members who have not yet attended this webinar.


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5 ways Cochlear keeps you connected: exploring connectivity

MON 22 Feb

This engaging webinar covers the five ways that Cochlear devices incorporate the growing world of connectivity to benefit recipients and clinicians. The course will provide a rationale for using True Wireless Accessories, Nucleus Smart App, Android Compatibility and Made for iPhone (MFI) devices. How and when to encourage clients to use these devices will be discussed. Bring your Made for iPhone (MFI) device, as this course also provides a live demonstration of MFI accessibility options. Please note CPD points will only be given to members who have not yet attended this webinar.


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Masterclass | What's in the Cochlear Toolkit: Resources for Auditory Rehabilitation

TUE 23 Feb

This special masterclass is suitable for any professional working with those affected by hearing loss who want to learn more about Cochlear’s rehabilitation resources and guides for Cochlear™ implant and Baha® bone conduction implant recipients.


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Cochlear Implant Candidacy evaluation: what's involved for my client?

WED 24 Feb

In this engaging session, you will go behind the scenes into the journey of a cochlear implant recipient from referral to potential implantation. Included will be a description of the overall evaluation process, common testing protocols and busting of myths that can stand in the way of a successful referral. Please note CPD points will only be given to members who have not yet attended this webinar.


Register here

 

Please note CPD points will only be given to members who have not yet attended these sessions.

The content of these presentations is intended as a guide for information purposes only and does not replace or remove clinical judgment or the professional care and duty necessary for each specific recipient case. The information has been prepared with reference to the best information available at the time of preparation.

Cochlear™ Clinical Skills Institute (CCSI)

The Cochlear™ Clinical Skills Institute (CCSI) is a state of the art training facility for continuing clinical education in the field of implantable hearing solutions.

 

Classroom courses

 

Disclaimer

Please seek advice from your health professional about treatments for hearing loss. Outcomes may vary, and your health professional will advise you about the factors which could affect your outcome. Always read the instructions for use. Not all products are available in all countries. Please contact your local Cochlear representative for product information.

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