Pediatric Grand Rounds Archived Webcasts

Cochlear Implants in Kids: Vaccines, Meningitis, and Management of Otitis Media

Recorded February 8, 2008 at 12:30 PM

Presented by:
Loren J. Bartels, MD, FACS,
Clinical Professor of Otolaryngology, USF College of Medicine; Director, The Tampa Bay Hearing and Balance Center, Tampa, FL

CME credit is no longer available for this program

This program is presented for educational purposes only and is no longer available for CME credit.

Disclosure: The speaker has signed a disclosure form and indicated he serves on the Advisory Board for Advanced Bionics Corp.; is a Consultant for OmniGuide Laser Corp.; Receives Grants/Research Support from Advanced Bionics Corp.; Receives Other Financial or Material Support from Grace Medical Corp.; and Receives Salary/Contractual Services for Advanced Bionics.

Clinical Content Reviewer: Juan Dumois, MD

Learning Objectives: As a result of attending this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Explain general indications for cochlear implants in children
  • Employ vaccine protocols for cochlear implant children
  • Assess meningitis risk increase for cochlear implant children
  • Implement correct management of otitis media in cochlear implant children

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