Auditory Implant Service

Cochlear Implants, Radio Aids and Soundfield Systems

CI Child

Thursday 4th and Friday 5th February 2016

Hosted by University of Southampton Auditory Implant Service

Fee: £25 per day (includes light lunch and refreshments)

This is a two day course aimed at Teachers of the Deaf and Educational Audiologists. Day 1 can be attended as a stand-alone day; Day 2 is open to those delegates who have attended Day 1.

Proposed Agenda

Day 1 (Theory) will cover:

  • Features of current radio aid systems with different CIs
  • The implications and challenges of combining a CI with a radio aid/soundfield system
  • The rationale behind balancing and verification
  • Issues around when to fit a radio aid to a CI user

Day 2 (Practical) will feature a number of demonstration workshop sessions covering:

  • Testbox testing and balancing of Cochlear/AB/Medel processors in combination with a variety of Radio aid systems (bodyworn, ear level, neck loop)
  • Re-broadcasting and balancing soundfield systems
  • Verification through speech tests

Day 2 will also include an exhibition featuring manufacturers of cochlear implants, hearing aids and soundfield systems.

To book your place please follow the link: http://go.soton.ac.uk/6tx

For all other queries please email AIS.Training@soton.ac.uk