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Callier Center for Communication Disorders

North Texas Cochlear Implant Symposium

A Bruton Conference

Friday, May 6, 2016 | 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Callier Center | 1966 Inwood Road, Dallas, Texas 75235
Room J108

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED
CONFERENCE IS FULL

Cost: FREE (continental breakfast and lunch provided)

Featured Speaker:
Featured Speaker Sponsored by: Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

UTSW

Christoph Arnoldner, MD
Associate Professor
Vice Chairman Department of Otolaryngology
Head and Neck Surgery
Medical University of Vienna

Dr. Arnoldner is receiving an honorarium and travel related expenses. He has no other financial or non-financial relationships related to this presentation.

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North Texas Cochlear Implant Symposium


Bruton Conferences are sponsored by
the David Bruton, Jr. Endowed Lecture Series
on Communication Disorders at the Callier Center.

Contact: Linda Sensibaugh at 214-905-3003.

Continuing Education: This program is offered for .6 ASHA CEUs; Advanced Level; Professional Area.

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Course Description

The North Texas Cochlear Implant Symposium is a live interactive program targeted for audiologists, physicians, speech pathologists, and others involved in the care of cochlear implant recipients. Topics will include: the effects of maternal interaction on vocabulary development, treatment options for single sided deafness, novel cochlear implant electrode arrays, benefits of electro-acoustic sound processors, auditory brainstem implants and methods of collecting information and sharing it with a multidisciplinary team.

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of the conference, participants should be able to:

  • Explain a variety of approaches to treat deafness.
  • Explain factors associated with vocabulary development and social skills in children with cochlear implants.
  • Identify methods for sharing information to professionals on multidisciplinary teams.

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Course Directors and Speakers

Featured Speaker (Sponsored by UTSW):

Christoph Arnoldner, MD
Associate Professor
Vice Chairman Department of Otolaryngology
Head and Neck Surgery
Medical University of Vienna
Vienna, Austria
Past Fellow in Otology and Skull Base Surgery
University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

Dr. Arnoldner is receiving an honorarium and travel related expenses. He has no other financial or non-financial relationships related to this presentation.

Course Directors:
J. Walter Kutz, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Otolaryngology
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Dr. Kutz has no financial or non-financial relationships related to this presentation.

Melissa Sweeney, MS, CCC/SLP, Cert. AVT
Head of Speech Language Pathology
Cochlear Implant Program Manager
UT Dallas Caller Center for Communication Disorders

Mrs. Sweeney has no financial or non-financial relationships related to this presentation.

Additional Speakers:

Jedidiah James Grisel, MD
Head and Neck Surgical Associates
Wichita Falls, Texas

Dr. Grisel has no financial or non-financial relationships related to this presentation.

Brandon Isaacson, MD, FACS
Associate Professor
Co-Director of UT Southwestern Comprehensive
Skull Base Program
Department of Otolaryngology – HNS

Dr. Isaacson has no financial or non-financial relationships related to this presentation.

J. Walter Kutz, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Otolaryngology
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Dr. Kutz has no financial or non-financial relationships related to this presentation.

 


Additional Speakers cont.:

Kenneth Lee, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery
John W. and Rhonda K. Pate Professor
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Director of Pediatric Otolaryngology
Children's Medical Center Plano

Dr. Lee has no financial or non-financial relationships related to this presentation.

Emily Lund, PhD, CCC/SLP
Assistant Professor
Texas Christian University

Dr. Lund has no financial or non-financial relationships related to this presentation.

Erin Schafer, PhD
Associate Professor
University of North Texas

Dr. Schafer has no financial or non-financial relationships related to this presentation.

Angela Shoup, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Otolaryngology
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Dr. Shoup has no financial or non-financial relationships related to this presentation.

Walter Voit, PhD
Assistant Professor
Materials Science and Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
The University of Texas at Dallas

Dr. Voit has no financial or non-financial relationships related to this presentation.

Andrea Warner-Czyz, PhD, CCC-A
Assistant Professor
The University of Texas at Dallas

Dr. Warner-Czyz has no financial or non-financial relationships related to this presentation.

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Schedule

Time

Topic and Speaker

8:30 - 8:45 a.m.

Welcome

8:45 - 10:00 a.m.

Single Sided Deafness: Impact and Treatment | Christoph Arnoldner, MD, Medical University of Vienna

10:00 - 10:30 a.m.

Update on Auditory Brainstem Implants | J. Walter Kutz, MD, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

10:30 - 10:50 a.m.

Break

10:50 - 11:20 a.m.

Maternal interaction and child responsiveness: effects on vocabulary development of children with cochlear implants. | Emily Lund, PhD, CCC/SLP, Texas Christian University

11:20 - 11:45 a.m.

Questions and Discussion

11:45 - 12:30 p.m.

Lunch

12:30 - 1:00 p.m.

Electrophysiologic Assessment in Cochlear and Brainstem Implant Patients | Angela Shoup, PhD, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

1:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Benefits of Electric-Acoustic (EAS) Sound Processors & Remote-Microphone Technology | Erin Schafer, PhD, University of North Texas

1:30 - 2:00 p.m.

Social Skills in Adolescents with Cochlear Implants | Andrea Warner-Czyz, PhD, CCC-A, The University of Texas at Dallas

2:00 - 2:20 p.m.

Break

2:20 - 2:50 p.m.

Cochlear Implantation after Bacterial Meningitis | Brandon Isaacson, MD, FACS, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

2:50 - 3:20 p.m.

Development of Novel Atraumatic Cochlear Implant with Shape Memory Polymers | Kenneth Lee, MD, PhD, UT Southwestern Medical Center and Walter Voit, PhD, The University of Texas at Dallas

3:20 - 3:50 p.m.

The Auditory Implant Initiative | Jedidiah James Grisel, MD, Head and Neck Surgical Associates, Wichita Falls, Texas

3:50 - 4:30 p.m.

Questions and Discussion

4:30 p.m.

Closing Comments and CEU Reminder

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Continuing Education

ASHA brand block

This program is offered for .6 ASHA CEUs; Advanced Level; Professional Area.


ACCREDITATION

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and the Callier Center for Communication Disorders at The University of Texas at Dallas. The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENTS
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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