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

Cochlear is proud to help prepare surgeons, audiologists, speech therapists and other hearing health professionals for today's clinical challenges.

We designed the courses for professionals with varying levels of hearing implant experience – from an introduction to hearing implants to advanced courses on new technology.

To stay up to date on all our professional educational opportunities browse the courses below or contact your local cochlear representative.

Cochlear education webinars 2020

LIVE

Wednesday 9th September, 1pm – 2pm (BST)

Busting Baha Myths

This session will look at several common myths that may stand in the way of a successful Baha referral. Case studies will be used to integrate learning.


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Wednesday 23rd September, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm (BST)

The Baha Journey: Recipients perspectives

During this session we will interview a panel of Baha recipients to learn more about their assessment, surgery and fitting experiences. Case studies will be used to integrate learning.


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Wednesday 7th October, 1 – 2pm (BST)

The Cochlear Implant Journey: What is involved for my patient?

This session will provide an understanding of cochlear implant surgery, programming and additional considerations in the management of cochlear implants. Case studies will be used to integrate learning.


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Wednesday 21st October, 1 – 2pm (BST)

The Cochlear Implant Journey: Recipients Perspectives

During this session we will interview a panel of Cochlear Implant recipients to learn more about their assessment, surgery and fitting experiences. Case studies will be used to integrate learning.


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RECORDED

 

Auditory-Verbal Therapy: Basics and Principles

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Baha 5 System Overview

This webinar focuses on surgical and non- surgical wearing options for Baha®, the Baha® 5 Sound Processor family and their multiple connectivity options.


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Baha 5 System Candidacy and Criteria

Understand which types of hearing losses are suitable for Baha® and the reasons why.


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Bilateral Benefits of the Baha® System

This webinar explores how Bilateral Baha® can improve a patients listening experience and explains how our signal processing strategy helps achieve good outcomes for Bilateral patients.


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How the BC Drive™ Transducer Technology in the Baha 5 System helps in Baha fittings

Take a look inside the Baha device and discover how the power level is achieved in the Cochlear Baha® family of Sound Processors.


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Baha Fitting Software

Take a tour of the Cochlear Baha fitting software to discover key features and understand the fitting flow.


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Baha Fitting Software case study

A short 10 minute case study to demonstrate the requirements of the Baha fitting software.


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Baha Fitting Prescription

Get to grips with how prescription formulas work for bone conduction and how this differs for single sided deafness.


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Baha 5 Smart App

Discover all the feature and functions of the Baha 5 Smart App.


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Beyond hearing aids - cochlear implant myth busting

This session will give you an overview of the current NICE guidance for cochlear implants and we will look at several common myths that may stand in the way of a successful referral.


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Coaching and Counselling
Coaching and Guiding Remotely in Clinical Practice

This is a series of 3 webinars. By the end of the 3 webinars you will be able to:

  • Describe ways to develop strong working relationships with recipients and family members.
  • Recognise the difference between informing, guiding and coaching.
  • Identify which approach to use with a recipient or family member.
  • Demonstrate good listening skills whilst being physically distant.
  • Explain why behaviour change is a challenge and how to facilitate change.
  • Identify methods that may help recipients and families gain perspective and understanding about what they can do to benefit more from the hearing device.
  • Respond flexibly to people’s challenges around their hearing needs.

Webinar #1: Building and maintaining a good relationship when remotely coaching

Webinar #2 Coaching to Support Change

Webinar #3: Goals and Change as a process


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Cochlear implant candidacy evaluation- what is involved for my patient?

What happens to patients when they are referred for cochlear implant assessments? How can you counsel them as they set off? In this engaging session you will go behind the scenes into the journey of a patient being referred and assessed for potential implantation. Included will be a description of the overall evaluation process, common testing protocols and the experience of switch on.


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Cochlear Rehabilitation Tools: Practical Tips

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Cochlear Technology update with Chief Technology Officer Jan Janssen

This webinar is a recording that was presented at the BCIG conference in March 2020. Jan Janssen will present an overview of Cochlear’s technology and the innovations we have brought past present and future. This will present the technology along with the evidence behind the developments. Register now to view the webinar recording.


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Considerations and Rationale for Cochlear Implant Electrode Design – Past, Present and Future

In this webinar you will be introduced to historical development of electrode arrays and discusses various aspects that guide and influence the electrode array. This will be presented by EMEA surgical specialist Matthias Grams. Register now to view the recording.


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Fitting Cochlear Nucleus 7 Hybrid Mode

In this webinar you will learn about the features of the Nucleus 7 hybrid mode and which patients are suitable for this option. You will also learn how to fit the processor and programme it in Custom Sound. Register now to view the recording.


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Getting into the swing of Baha

How to get into the swing of Baha – we will give an overview of Baha candidacy looking at the different hearing loss indications. Concluding with a review of Baha system options available and the features and power of the range of Cochlear Baha 5 sound processors.


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Introduction to hearing implants

This recorded webinar will introduce you to Cochlear’s Engagement team, the Cochlear Peer Network and support we can provide to you and your clinic/department. It will also give an overview of cochlear implants and Baha with a focus on candidacy criteria. Case studies will be used to integrate the learnings.


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Practical Tips on Advanced NRT

This webinar will guide you through how to measure advanced NRT in post operative and intraoperative cases.


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Rehab
Optimising outcomes through family-focused practice using the latest Cochlear innovative technologies

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Telepractice in Auditory Verbal Therapy: Getting Started Part-1

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Telepractice in Auditory Verbal Therapy: Getting Started Part-2

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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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