North Texas Cochlear Implant Symposium - A Bruton Conference

North Texas Cochlear Implant Symposium - A Bruton Conference

Friday, May 6, 2022 | 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Location: Callier Center, 1966 Inwood Road, Dallas, Texas 75235, Glorig Auditorium

Continuing Education: 0.55 AAA CEUs | 0.55 ASHA CEUs

Course Description

The North Texas Cochlear Implant (CI) Symposium provided an interprofessional program for audiologists, physicians, speech pathologists and others involved in the care of CI recipients. Topics discussed included emergent literacy in CI recipients; effective vaccination practices, social skill development; multicultural aspects in aural rehabilitation and language development; increasing access to CI; and surgical techniques.

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of the conference, participants should be able to: Discuss barriers to cochlear implantation, Identify new surgical and mapping techniques in cochlear implantation, Identify patterns of communication development in bilingual and monolingual children with cochlear implants, and Discuss performance outcomes in special populations.

Course Directors:

• Walter Kutz, MD • Melissa Sweeney, MS, CCC/SLP, LSLS Cert AVT

Featured Speaker:

Sumit Agrawal, MD, FRCS(C), Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Western University London, Ontario, Canada

Additional Speakers:

Sneha V. Bharadwaj PhD, CCC-SLP Ferenc Bunta, PhD Linda Daniel, MS, MA, LSLS Cert. AVT, CCC/A Kim Fiorentino, AuD, CCC/A Jacob Hunter, MD Emily Lund, PhD Sharon Miller, PhD Robert Peters, MD Erin Schafer, PhD Rachel St. John, MD Andrea Warner-Czyz, PhD

(Sponsored by The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Department of Otolaryngology)

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