Topic Areas: Audiology Implantables

Topic Chairs: Andrea Warner-Czyz

Content Area: Audiology

Proposals appropriate for submission to this topic area include leading edge topics in implantable devices in the area of audiology. We seek submissions that enhance understanding of basic mechanisms, factors that affect patient performance with an auditory implant as well as new clinical or research approaches or methods.

Interprofessional education, practice, and/or research that addresses the implementation of interprofessional competencies within curricular or practice models or the evaluation of collaborative care outcomes specific to implantables should be included in this topic area.

Research and Professional Education

  • Pre-clinical through applied to system level delivery of services in all practice settings.
  • Translational approaches (T1-T4) across the disciplines
  • Translational, applied, or implementation research related to emerging, innovative, cochlear implants, middle ear implants, and bone anchored implants
  • Neurodiagnostic measures associated with auditory implant function
  • New and innovative technologies: devices, equipment, applications, assessments, neuroimaging
  • Technology updates
  • Interprofessional practice as related to auditory implants

Related Topics

Proposals involving this population but with a primary focus on:

  • Language, literacy, phonological processing, and auditory skill development of pediatric implant recipients should be submitted to the Listening, Language, and Speech in Children who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing topic area.
  • Existing diagnostic tests with low clinical uptake in the pediatric population should be submitted to the Hearing, Balance, Tinnitus – Assessment and Intervention: Pediatric topic area.
  • Existing diagnostic tests with low clinical uptake in the adult population should be submitted to the Hearing, Balance, Tinnitus – Assessment and Intervention: Adult topic area.

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