CI Surgical Foundation course

Event Location
Mechelen, Belgium

Event Dates
06 Dec 2016 - 08 Dec 2016

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Event Cost


This 2 1/2 -day training will provide basic knowledge and skills required for CI surgery by means of a mixture of presentations, discussion and practical temporal bone sessions. The course will include observation and live commentary of a CI surgery and offers all participants extensive hands-on practice during guided temporal bone practica on real temporal bones.

The course will provide information on:

  • surgical technique, from incision to electrode insertion, to closing the wound
  • CI assessment, selection considerations and criteria
  • factors influencing patient outcomes including latest research
  • the complete Nucleus cochlear implant system product porfolio
  • an overview of the different stages in the CI process
  • discussion forum with surgical faculty as well as participants’ cases