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Neuroscience Grand Rounds
Start Date: 5/19/2017Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 5/19/2017End Time: 9:00 AM

Event Description

Cochlear Implant Thin Film Arrays

Hosted by
Drexel Neurosciences Institute

Brian J. McKinnon, MD, MBA, MPH, FACS, Departments of Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery, and Neurosurgery

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of the activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the possible applications and current limitations of thin film arrays in the management of cochlear dysfunction
  • Discuss concepts for possible further collaborative work and applications outside the cochlea
  • Discuss the current research regarding cochlear implant electrode design.

Target Audience
Faculty, physicians, fellows, residents, medical students, PAs, CRNPs, RNs, all medical specialties

Continuing Medical Education Credits
Drexel University College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement: Drexel University College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AOA: This program is eligible for 1 credit in Category 2A of the American Osteopathic Association.

Speakers at continuing medical education activities are required to disclose to the audience any relevant commercial interest (which is any entity producing, marketing, reselling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients). Any conflicts of interest must be resolved prior to the presentation and announced to the audience.

Dr. McKinnon has disclosed his commercial relationships to Med-El as a surgeon and Resonance Medical as a consultant and shareholder. He will resolve his conflicts of interests by supporting his presentation and clinical recommendations with the “best available evidence” from the medical literature and refraining from recommending health care goods or services produced by Resonance Medical.

Contact Information:
Name: Kirsten Erwin
Email: kirsten.erwin@drexelmed.edu
Geary Auditorium
New College Building
15th & Race Streets
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