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South West Implantable Devices Study day

Oct 18th - All Day

If you are interested in the programme detailed below, then please complete the event registration form 


If the programme is not enough reason to attend, then perhaps be enticed by the opportunity to staying a couple of days longer after the study day to experience the Torbay region, which includes the towns of Torquay, Paignton and Brixham, which offers a range of attractions if the coastline and scenery of the Devon coastline are not enough. For more information about Torbay, have a look at the following link:

BAA members: £30
Non-BAA members: £40
Students: £20

Fees payable by cheque to ‘British Academy of Audiology’, and to be posted to:
Stephen Campbell, Principal Audiologist, Chime Social Enterprise, Royal Devon and Exeter Foundation NHS Trust, Barrack Road, Exeter, Devon. EX2 5DW

The aim is for the numbers attending to be limited to about 40 people, and the day we would like to thank the sponsors for supporting the study day.

BAA CPD points for this day will be 6 CPD points.
 The deadline for applications is Friday 5th October
Planned Programme
Thursday 18th October 2012
Torbay Hospital - Horizon Centre
Objective: To increase knowledge about indications and outcomes for implantable hearing solutions
9.30 Registration
10.00 "What if a hearing aid is not enough?"
Indications for implantable hearing solutions  
Prof. Dr. Ir. Ad Snik. Professor in Audiology,Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

10.45 Coffee/ Tea
11.15 BAHA - Principles, Indications and Recent Advances.
Mr. S. Singam, ENT Surgeon, Torbay Hospital, South Devon Healthcare NHS Trust.
11.45 Outcomes and expectations for Cochlear Implants and Bone Anchored Hearing Aids
Sue Archbold, Chief Executive,The Ear Foundation, Nottingham
Advocacy Sessions
12.30 Cochlear advocate (bone anchored hearing aids)
12.45 Advanced Bionics advocate (cochlear implants
13.00 Med El advocate (Vibrant Soundbridge)
13.15 Lunch
Workshops (Provided by Cochlear and AB)
14.00 Go to workshop rooms
14.15 Start round 1 workshops
15.00 Change
15.15 Start round 2 workshops
16.00 Change
16.15 Start round 3 workshops
17.00 Discussion and Close
17.30 Adjourn

Sponsorship kindly provided by:



 South West Implantable Devices Study day