IFOS WORLD COURSE ON HEARING REHABILITATION

IN COLLABORATION WITH GCC OTOLOGY AND RHINOLOGY SYMPOSIUM

March 28-30, 2019

Dubaï

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Dear Colleagues,
We are very pleased to present the scientific programme of the third WORLD IFOS COURSE ON HEARING REHABILITATION to be held in Dubai on March 28-30, 2019.
This course adresses the requirements of the IFOS global missions: to promote the specialty all around the world reflecting the practice diversity.
The course has been made possible mostly with the collaboration of the GCC ORL Head and Neck Society and the French
ENT Association (SFORL).
We really hope that many of you will join us in Dubaï.

 

COURSE ORGANIZER

Bernard FRAYSSE, IFOS President
Milan PROFANT, IFOS General Secretary
Hussain Abdulrahman Al Rand, IFOS Regional Secretary and GCC ORL Head and Neck Society President

 

SPEAKERS

Hussain Abdul Rahman Al Rand (UAE)

Ahmad Alamadi (UAE)

Abdulkarim AlSaei (BAHRAIN)

Abdulmonem H. Al Shaikh (SAUDI ARABIA)

Ahmad AlShamsi (UAE)

Mohammad AlShehabi (BAHRAIN)

Sarah AlShehri (SAUDI ARABIA)

Firas Alzoubi (JORDAN)

Sue Archbold (UK)

Abdelhamid Benghalem (MOROCCO)

Pierre Bertholon (FRANCE)

Vincent Cousins (AUSTRALIA)

Reham Elrashidy (UAE)

Elias El Eter (LEBANON)

Mohamed Fawzy (UAE)

Jose Fayad (SAUDI ARABIA)

Bernard Fraysse (FRANCE)

Bertrand Gardini (FRANCE)

Abdulrahman Hagr (SAUDI ARABIA)

Mohan Kameswaran (INDIA)

Jamal Kassouma (SYRIA)

Mazin Khabori (OMAN)

Mark Laureyns (ITALY)

Julie Ligetti (AUSTRALIA)

Thierry Mom (FRANCE)

Milan Profant (SLOVAK REPUBLIC)

Malek Safieh (JORDAN)

Hung Thai Van (FRANCE)

Christophe Vincent (FRANCE)

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Registration to the World IFOS Course on Hearing Rehabilitation
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TOPICS

  • Action for global hearing health
  • New trends in audiology and hearing aid
  • Management and rehabilitation
  • vestibular disorders
  • Auditory implant
  • Video session on middle ear surgery
  • Innovation in otology
  • Update guideline and clinical cases discussion

 

PROGRAMME

THURSDAY, MARCH 28

2:00 - 6:00 pm
ACTION FOR GLOBAL HEARING HEALTH

WELCOME, Bernard Fraysse, Milan Profant, Hussain Abdulrahman Al Rand
IFOS GLOBAL MISSIONS, Bernard Fraysse, Milan Profant
Global burden of hearing loss and WHO’s response, WHO representative
Hearing loss: an issue for public health planning, Sue Archbold
Economic Impact of hearing loss: the different systems of hearing management, Mark Laureyns
Role of foundations in public policy advocacy, Julie Ligeti
Round Table: Strategies to improve access of hearing health care and assistive technologies
Moderator: Bernard Fraysse
Panelists:
Hussain Abdul Rahman Al Rand
Firas Alzoubi
Abdulmonem AlShaik
Mark Laureyns
Mohan Kameswaran

  • National and international examples of initiatives to facilitate use of hearing assistive devices
  • OTC (Over the counter) hearing aids and amplification device
  • The help of telemedecine to hearing devices fitting
  • How to establish a national training program in audiology
  • Strategies for auditory rehabilitation program
  • Which is the space for middle ear implantable hearing aids

 

Round table: Universal new born screening: the good model
Introduction: "Early Detection of Deafness and Neonatal Hearing Screening"
A. AlShaikh
Moderator: M. Khabori
Panelists: R. Elrashidy, A Hagr, A. AlShaikh

 

Round table: How to build a global plan in humanitarian mission
Thierry Mom, Bertrand Gardini

  • Training model and infrastructure
  • Long-term sustainability
  • Measuring performance
  • Collaborative research

 

FRIDAY, MARCH 29

8:00 - 10:00 am
AUDIOLOGY

Audiological diagnosis after newborn screening, Hung Thai Van
Auditory neuropathy spectrum disorders (ANSD) : Implications for evaluation and management, Malek Safieh
Speech audiometry: from diagnosis to hearing aid, Christophe Vincent
Hearing and Cognition, Hung Thai Van
Clinical case discussions, Sarah Alshehri

10:30 - 12:00 
EQUILIBRIUM

Bedside neuro-otological examination and interpretation of commonly used tests, Pierre Bertholon
Vertigo in the emergency department , Pierre Bertholon
How to evaluate and treat Menière patient in 2019, Thierry Mom
BPPV advanced diagnosis and management, Ahmad Alamadi
Vestibular migraine, Mohamed Fawzy
Clinical Case discussions, Elie Eter

2:00 - 4:00 pm
HEARING AID AND MIDDLE EAR IMPLANTS

Prescribing adjusting and evaluating hearing aid performance in children, H. Thai Van
Binaural and bilateral consideration in hearing aid fitting, Mark Laureyns
Assessing outcomes of hearing aids in adults, Mark Laureyns
Middle ear implant: where are we now?, Milan Profant
Rerouting signal in single side deafness, Christophe Vincent
Clinical Case discussions, Ahmad AlShamsi

4:30 - 6:30 pm
AUDITORY IMPLANTS

Cochlear Implant selection criteria and pre-operative assessment, Jamal Kassouma
Bilateral CI in children: simultaneous or sequential?, Abdulrahman Hagr
Pediatric cochlear implant in children: surgical technic, Mohammad AlShehabi
Cochlear implant and hearing preservation, Mohan Kameswaran
How to improve cochlear implant performance in adults, B. Fraysse
Accessibility of cochlear implant around the world / companies point of vew
Moderator: Christophe Vincent 
Presentations from Advanced Bionic, Cochlear, Medel and Oticon

SATURDAY, MARCH 30

8:30 - 10:30 am
MIDDLE EAR SURGERY

Hearing aid or surgery in otosclerosis, Bernard Fraysse
How to close a tympanic membrane perforation, Firas Alzoubi
Classification of cholesteatoma and surgical strategies, Jose Fayad
Mastoïd obliteration, Thierry Mom
Complications of otitis media, Vincent Cousins

11:00 - 13:00 am
VIDEO SESSION (8-10 minutes per video)

Moderator: Abdelhamid Benghalem

1. Stapes surgery
2. Ossiculoplasty
3. Obliteration technique
4. Meatoplasty and open technique
5. Close technique
6. Translabyrinthine approach

2:30 - 4:30 pm
INNOVATION IN OTOLOGY

The limit of endoscopic “middle ear surgery”, To be defined
Interest of teleaudiology in hearing aid fitting, To be defined
Robotic in otology, Thierry Mom
The future of inner ear drug delivery, Christophe Vincent
 

5:00 - 7:00 pm
RECOMMENDATIONS AND CLINICAL GUIDELINES

Discussion Moderators: R. Bento and M. Profant

Evolution and treatment of acoustic neuroma, Milan Profant
Sudden Hearing Loss guidelines, Elie Eter
State of the art in the management of paragangliomas, Vincent Cousins

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