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  1. *58. What is the most common problem with any non functioning hearing aid
  2. *35. What are current audiometric CI criteria for children 12 to 24 months of age
  3. 55. For children, how long should the black marker ring be from the end of the probe tube?
  4. *41. What are three reasons why speech perception scores have improved over time for CI recipients?
  5. 14. Which condition improved at the slowest rate over time?
  6. 30. In Preminger study related to average hearing handicap index, the study group that had the best hearing loss related quality of life following training was
  7. 61. The California Consonant Test is sensitive to speech perception problems for which population?
  8. 60. Which of the following is not a size of HA battery?
  9. 73. How would a clinician use the self report measure, the COSI, to help a client during the AR process?
  10. *49. Which acoustic environment was more reverberant - the auditorium or the hallway?
  11. 53. Why should an audiologist use prescriptive targets to fit and verity hearing aids
  12. *36. What are current CI criteria for children 2 to 18 years of age, in terms of aided speech scores?
  13. *6. Define viseme
  14. 69. When conducting consonant recognition training, when should the AR therapist provide feedback?
  15. *47. What does the indicator light do on the CI?
  16. 66. Aging adults may experience greater speech perception difficulties than what would be expected based on their audiometric thresholds
  17. 57. When performing a listening check, what are you not listening for?
  18. *45. Hybrid implants are intended for patients with good (low/high) frequency hearing and poor (low/high) frequency hearing. Choose best options.
  19. *7. Define homophenes
  20. 27. Questionnaires are often used as outcomes measures for AR programs, particularly for adult populations. These tools often evaluate the:
  21. *63. Presbycusis, in its most common form is a (high/low) frequency (conductive, mixed, sensorineural) hearing loss that progresses (rapidly/gradually)
  22. *70. What does the acronym WATCH mean and when would an audiologist use it?
  23. 4. What speech feature is best conveyed via speechreading?
  24. 48. Where does the FM/Roger plug into?
  25. *34. What are current CI criteria for adults, in terms of aided speech scores?
  26. *71. What are two types of coping behaviors demonstrated by adults with hearing loss?
  27. 10. Which of the following therapy types emphasizes the development of speechreading ability?
  28. *13. Results of the study indicated that children who were (OC/TC) performed better on the outcome measure, and children consistently did better in the (AV, V-only, A-only) condition. Choose one within each parenthesis
  29. *1. List the four factors that influence speechreading
  30. 65. The most effective way to use research to demonstrate that an aural rehabilitation program works is through a
  31. *46. Name the five parts of the external speech processor
  32. 56. How often should you do a listening check for a child with a CI/HA?
  33. 12. In the article, Bergeson et al. describe a limitation in a prior, related study, when they used the Pediatric Speech Intelligibility measure to assess AV benefit. What was the limitation that they described?
  34. *15. Results indicated that children implanted at older ages performed better on the Common Phrases task than children implanted at younger ages. Why was this result surprising to the authors and how did they explain this discrepant finding?
  35. *33. Name three members of the CI team
  36. *59. What would be one common reason for feedback?
  37. 8. What is the optimal distance between speaker and receiver for speechreading?
  38. 40. What is the device configuration for a patient with a cochlear implant in one ear and a hearing aid in the other ear?
  39. *2. Where should a talker be located when speaking to someone who needs speechreading to facilitate effective communication?
  40. 43. According to the author, what questionnaire is the most clinically used and frequently cited for assessing auditory skill development with amplification for children ages birth to 3?
  41. *52. How can you tell from data loving if the patient is wearing the hearing aids with the battery activated?
  42. 54. How far should the end of the probe tube be from the eardrum?
  43. 68. What are the benefits of self report questionnaires in AR?
  44. 50. What is the stimulus we used to test the reverberation time?
  45. *32. Why would you need to remove the internal magnet when a patient needs a high resolution MRI?
  46. *31. What are the three cochlear implant companies that have FDA approval in the US?
  47. 39. What technique allows audiologists to test the integrity of the internal device, both during and after surgery?
  48. *9. Why is it important to select tests that don't reflect a ceiling effect?
  49. *20. Social competence is an important part of being a good communicator. Children with hearing loss sometimes have difficulty with maintaining positive relationships with peers and thinking independently. Name TWO other skills that might be impacted relative to social competence for children with hearing loss
  50. 62. Why was the minimal auditory capabilities (MAC) battery developed?
  51. *44. Identify one reason why we shouldn't use 70 dB SPL as the presentation level when determining implant candidacy for an adult
  52. *23. Name one reason a deafened adult faces unique challenges when coping with hearing loss
  53. 24. For true "membership" in the DEAF community, one needs to be deaf
  54. *19. What is the average length of time from when an adult suspects they have a hearing problem to when they actually seek some sort of help?
  1. a profound SNHL
  2. b a) communication strategies group
    b) communication strategies and psychosocial training group
    c) information and psychosocial training group
    d) no significant differences were apparent between groups on this measure
  3. c W: Watch talker's mouth
    A: Ask specific questions
    T: Talk about hearing loss
    C: Change the situation
    H: Healthcare knowledge

    Use during the HA fitting process
  4. d True or False
  5. e Occlusion or cerumen in ear canal, armload is too small or ill fitting, hearing aid is damaged, or there is cracked tubing
  6. f B/c if client gets 100%, you don't know what they have difficulty with
  7. g a. case study
    b. randomized controlled trial
    c. correlational study
    d. all of the above
  8. h 1. controlling the social scene
    2. avoiding the social scene
  9. i a. Auditory only
    b. Visual only
    c. Auditory + visual
  10. j a. 312
    b. 13
    c. 675
    d. 24
  11. k a. at least once a day
    b. at least once a week
    c. at least once a month
    d. at least once every 8 weeks
  12. l usually early implanted children do better on outcome measures, older children were 3 years older than early-implanted children at time of testing; also sampling effects resulted in small number of children in early implant group
  13. m no ties to deaf community, limited communication skills, can't speech read
  14. n Otolaryngogist, audiologist, SLP, social workers, parents, teachers of D/HH
  15. o a. to evaluate performance in individuals with profound hearing loss
    b. to evaluate performance in individuals who speak English as a second language
    c. to evaluate performance in individuals with low cognitive abilities
    d. none of the above
  16. p High/sensorineural/gradually
  17. q OC/AV
  18. r 30% or less on word recognition measure
  19. s a. 28 to 30 mm
    b. 25 to 28 mm
    c. 20 to 25 mm
    d. 2 to 5 mm
  20. t Speaker, signal/code, environment, speech reader
  21. u MRI would disrupt the placement of the internal magnet, because an MRI is a giant magnet
  22. v it lets the parents know if the speech processor is picking up sound and/or troubleshooting is needed
  23. w a. Manner
    b. Place
    c. Voicing
    d. Nasality
  24. x coil, coil cable, battery, magnet, speech processor
  25. y Face to face or 45 degree angle
  26. z look at the classifier data logging information
  27. aa a. Ceiling effects
    b. Floor effects
    c. Unreliable across examiners
    d. Lack of ecological validity
  28. ab Advanced Bionics, Coclear Corp, MedEI
  29. ac a. a hand clap
    b. a balloon popping
    c. recorded steady state noise
    d. recorded speech
  30. ad a. easy to administer
    b. inexpensive
    c. non-invasive
    d. all of the above
  31. ae a. 1 foot
    b. 5 feet
    c. 10 feet
    d. 20 feet
  32. af Low/high
  33. ag a. Auditory verbal
    b. Total communication
    c. Auditory oral
    d. Rochester Method
  34. ah True or Flase
  35. ai auditorium
  36. aj a. Immediately after the client's response
    b. 5 minutes after the client's response
    c. after every third trial
    d. at variable intervals
  37. ak phoneme grouped by its place of articulation or the shape of the mouth
  38. al not representative of real world listening situations, may artificially inflate scores, could exclude people who would derive benefit from CIs
  39. am 7 years
  40. an a. to learn more about the client's impairment on ta structural level
    b. to learn more about the client's perceptions of restricted activities
    c. to learn more about client's manual dexterity issues
    d. to learn more about the client's cognitive abilities
  41. ao different speech sounds that look the same
  42. ap self control, flexibility, knowing feelings of others
  43. aq a. children with high frequency hearing loss
    b. adults with low frequency hearing loss
    c. children with cochlear implants
    d. adults with high frequency hearing loss
  44. ar a. does the hearing aid sound distorted
    b. is there even amplification change when you change the volume control
    c. are the programs all functioning appropriately
    d. is the hearing aid over amplifying sounds for the patient
  45. as a. IT MAIS
    b. PBK
    c. PEACH
    d. LittleEars
  46. at a. 0 to 3 mm
    b. 2 to 5 mm
    c. 5 to 7 mm
    d. 25 to 30 mm
  47. au a) activity limitations posed by hearing loss
    b) participantion restrictions imposed by hearing loss
    c) efficacy of AR groups
    d) a and b
    e) all of the above
  48. av Advanced in internal/external components, speech coding strategies, and more liberal criteria for who can get a CI
  49. aw dead battery
  50. ax a) bilateral
    b) unilateral
    c) bimodal
    d) hybrid
  51. ay a) real ear
    b) MAPping
    c) CI verification
    d) Telemetry
  52. az 50% or less in ear to be implanted, 60% or less in unimplanted ear
  53. ba a. the coil port on the external magnet
    b. the cable port on the side of the processor
    c. the accessory port in the back of the processor
    d. it doesn't plug in anywhere - it connects via bluetooth
  54. bb a. to ensure adequate audibility
    b. to ensure the hearing aid isn't too loud
    c. to ensure the hearing aid has maximum gain
    d. A and B only