ETSU Pediatric Grand Rounds-15825-------11/2/2012, Niswonger Children's Hospital
John P. Little, M.D.
Dr. Little reports there IS a financial interest/arrangement of affiliation with one or more organizations which could be perceived as a real or apparent COI in the context of this presentation.
THIS PRESENTATION HAS BEEN PEER REVIEWED AND FOUND TO BE BALANCED, EVIDENCE BASED, AND FREE OF COMMERCIAL BIAS. Conflicts are: Alcon, Lupin, Cochlear Corp, & Advanced Bionics
This Continuing Medical Education activity has not received support from any commercial source.
'Pediatric Hearing Loss and Cochlear Implantation: Contemporary Management'
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Become aware of the importance of newborn hearing screening (NBHS), risks of hearing loss, and when and how to follow-up abnormal or high risck hearing screenings          
Differentiate and diagnose types of hearing loss in the pediatric and adolescent population          
Better understand the etiologies of hearing loss and how they relate to subsequent intervention          
Develop an understanding of how Cochlear Implantation works and in which children this technology is most successful          
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If a newborn fails his/her Newborn Hearing Screen, what should the next step be with regard to follow-up:
A). Probably was a false positive, no follow-up is needed--------- B). Usually due to cerumen or vernix in ears and no further evaluation is needed
C). Needs repeat testing and follow-up by an otolaryngologist or audiologist with pediatric experience-------D). Sedated ABR is the next best test------E). Unsedated ABR is next best test
F). Both C and D--------G). Both C and E-------H). All of the above
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