Adjust cochlear implants

Description

Fit and tune cochlear implants providing rehabilitation to listening with implant amplification systems.

Alternative labels

adjust cochlear implant
fit cochlear implants
adjust a cochlear implant
adjust implant amplification system
tune cochlear implants
tune cochlear implant
fit cochlear implant

Skill type

skill/competence

Skill reusability level

occupation-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Adjust cochlear implants is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Audiologist: Audiologists assess, diagnose and treat patients ( children or adults) with audiological and vestibular disorders caused by infectious, genetic, traumatic or degenerative conditions, such as hearing loss, tinnitus, dizziness, imbalance, hyperacusis and auditory processing difficulties. They can prescribe a hearing aid and have a role in assessing and managing patients who may benefit from cochlear implants. 
 

Optional skill

Adjust cochlear implants is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

 


 

References

  1. Adjust cochlear implants – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022