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  1. 16.Kricos urges those involved in counseling to accept denial as a normal part of accepting their child's hearing loss, but also to help parents move through this phase as quickly as possible to that they can help their child more effectively.True or False

          

  2. 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?a. easy to administer
    b. inexpensive
    c. non-invasive
    d. all of the above

          

  3. 56. How often should you do a listening check for a child with a CI/HA?a. 0 to 3 mm
    b. 2 to 5 mm
    c. 5 to 7 mm
    d. 25 to 30 mm

          

  4. 3. Speechreading may be facilitated by using a slightly slower speaking rate without exaggeration of articulatory gesturesa. 312
    b. 13
    c. 675
    d. 24

          

  5. *23. Name one reason a deafened adult faces unique challenges when coping with hearing lossTrue or False

          

  6. 67. Testing adults with monosyllabic word lists is the best way to get at everyday listening performanceTrue or False

          

  7. *49. Which acoustic environment was more reverberant - the auditorium or the hallway?auditorium

          

  8. *46. Name the five parts of the external speech processorOtolaryngogist, audiologist, SLP, social workers, parents, teachers of D/HH

          

  9. *32. Why would you need to remove the internal magnet when a patient needs a high resolution MRI?MRI would disrupt the placement of the internal magnet, because an MRI is a giant magnet

          

  10. *63. Presbycusis, in its most common form is a (high/low) frequency (conductive, mixed, sensorineural) hearing loss that progresses (rapidly/gradually)High/sensorineural/gradually

          

  11. 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 wasa) 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

          

  12. *34. What are current CI criteria for adults, in terms of aided speech scores?50% or less in ear to be implanted, 60% or less in unimplanted ear

          

  13. 69. When conducting consonant recognition training, when should the AR therapist provide feedback?a. Immediately after the client's response
    b. 5 minutes after the client's response
    c. after every third trial
    d. at variable intervals

          

  14. 42. Cochlear implant candidacy vary across cochlear implant manufacturers and insurance carriersSpeaker, signal/code, environment, speech reader

          

  15. 28. One limitation of the Preminger study was that there was no control group. This made it impossible to conclude whether the treatment groups were more effective than non treatment conditiona. 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

          

  16. 73. How would a clinician use the self report measure, the COSI, to help a client during the AR process?a. easy to administer
    b. inexpensive
    c. non-invasive
    d. all of the above

          

  17. 22. For some populations it is important for them to develop relationships with other teens with hearing lossTrue or False

          

  18. 11. The term "audiovisual integration" describes the additive effect of combining auditory and visual cues. In other words, speech recognition with auditory and visual cues equals auditory-only scores plus visual-only scoresTrue or False

          

  19. 50. What is the stimulus we used to test the reverberation time?a. a hand clap
    b. a balloon popping
    c. recorded steady state noise
    d. recorded speech

          

  20. 66. Aging adults may experience greater speech perception difficulties than what would be expected based on their audiometric thresholdsTrue or False

          

  21. 61. The California Consonant Test is sensitive to speech perception problems for which population?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

          

  22. 17. Parents who have children with hearing loss often change their own verbal behavior towards their childTrue or False

          

  23. 27. Questionnaires are often used as outcomes measures for AR programs, particularly for adult populations. These tools often evaluate the:a. easy to administer
    b. inexpensive
    c. non-invasive
    d. all of the above

          

  24. 10. Which of the following therapy types emphasizes the development of speechreading ability?a. 312
    b. 13
    c. 675
    d. 24

          

  25. *58. What is the most common problem with any non functioning hearing aiddead battery

          

  26. 55. For children, how long should the black marker ring be from the end of the probe tube?a. 28 to 30 mm
    b. 25 to 28 mm
    c. 20 to 25 mm
    d. 2 to 5 mm

          

  27. 25. In general, most psychological difficulties that result from hearing loss are more related to communication problems than the hearing loss per se.True or False

          

  28. 8. What is the optimal distance between speaker and receiver for speechreading?a. 1 foot
    b. 5 feet
    c. 10 feet
    d. 20 feet

          

  29. 65. The most effective way to use research to demonstrate that an aural rehabilitation program works is through aTrue or False

          

  30. *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 parenthesisOC/AV

          

  31. *45. Hybrid implants are intended for patients with good (low/high) frequency hearing and poor (low/high) frequency hearing. Choose best options.Low/high

          

  32. *31. What are the three cochlear implant companies that have FDA approval in the US?Advanced Bionics, Coclear Corp, MedEI

          

  33. *7. Define homophenesphoneme grouped by its place of articulation or the shape of the mouth

          

  34. 51. Data logging indicates how often the hearing aids are worn on the patient's earsTrue or False

          

  35. *52. How can you tell from data loving if the patient is wearing the hearing aids with the battery activated?a. 0 to 3 mm
    b. 2 to 5 mm
    c. 5 to 7 mm
    d. 25 to 30 mm

          

  36. 39. What technique allows audiologists to test the integrity of the internal device, both during and after surgery?a. a hand clap
    b. a balloon popping
    c. recorded steady state noise
    d. recorded speech

          

  37. 54. How far should the end of the probe tube be from the eardrum?a. 0 to 3 mm
    b. 2 to 5 mm
    c. 5 to 7 mm
    d. 25 to 30 mm

          

  38. *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 lossself control, flexibility, knowing feelings of others

          

  39. 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?a. IT MAIS
    b. PBK
    c. PEACH
    d. LittleEars

          

  40. 24. For true "membership" in the DEAF community, one needs to be deafTrue or Flase

          

  41. 38. The cochlear implant surgery is generally done on an inpatient basisa. Manner
    b. Place
    c. Voicing
    d. Nasality

          

  42. *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?7 years

          

  43. *41. What are three reasons why speech perception scores have improved over time for CI recipients?a. a hand clap
    b. a balloon popping
    c. recorded steady state noise
    d. recorded speech

          

  44. 37. Absence of the VIII nerve is a medical contraindication for a CIa. 312
    b. 13
    c. 675
    d. 24

          

  45. 64. Increasing the gain of hearing aids is a useful strategy for dealing with phonemic regression because the damage involves peripheral auditory pathwaysno ties to deaf community, limited communication skills, can't speech read

          

  46. *71. What are two types of coping behaviors demonstrated by adults with hearing loss?dead battery

          

  47. 68. What are the benefits of self report questionnaires in AR?a. easy to administer
    b. inexpensive
    c. non-invasive
    d. all of the above

          

  48. 4. What speech feature is best conveyed via speechreading?a. Manner
    b. Place
    c. Voicing
    d. Nasality

          

  49. 48. Where does the FM/Roger plug into?different speech sounds that look the same

          

  50. 26. In the Perminger and Yoo study, the psychosocial exercises devised were toad in evaluating problem-focused coping of participants with hearing losscoil, coil cable, battery, magnet, speech processor

          

  51. *36. What are current CI criteria for children 2 to 18 years of age, in terms of aided speech scores?50% or less in ear to be implanted, 60% or less in unimplanted ear

          

  52. 62. Why was the minimal auditory capabilities (MAC) battery developed?it lets the parents know if the speech processor is picking up sound and/or troubleshooting is needed

          

  53. *9. Why is it important to select tests that don't reflect a ceiling effect?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

          

  54. *1. List the four factors that influence speechreadingSpeaker, signal/code, environment, speech reader

          

  55. *59. What would be one common reason for feedback?it lets the parents know if the speech processor is picking up sound and/or troubleshooting is needed

          

  56. 18. The degree to which individuals patients trust audio/SLPs and other health care providers relates directly to following the professional's recommendationsTrue or False

          

  57. *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?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

          

  58. 29. Just interacting and being with others with hearing loss, learning about the associated feelings of having a hearing loss, and seeing how others cope with hearing loss can be perceived as a benefit from an AR group therapylook at the classifier data logging information

          

  59. 40. What is the device configuration for a patient with a cochlear implant in one ear and a hearing aid in the other ear?a. a hand clap
    b. a balloon popping
    c. recorded steady state noise
    d. recorded speech

          

  60. 53. Why should an audiologist use prescriptive targets to fit and verity hearing aidsa. 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

          

  61. 14. Which condition improved at the slowest rate over time?it lets the parents know if the speech processor is picking up sound and/or troubleshooting is needed

          

  62. 57. When performing a listening check, what are you not listening for?Occlusion or cerumen in ear canal, armload is too small or ill fitting, hearing aid is damaged, or there is cracked tubing

          

  63. 60. Which of the following is not a size of HA battery?a. 312
    b. 13
    c. 675
    d. 24

          

  64. *70. What does the acronym WATCH mean and when would an audiologist use it?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

          

  65. *35. What are current audiometric CI criteria for children 12 to 24 months of ageprofound SNHL

          

  66. *33. Name three members of the CI teamOtolaryngogist, audiologist, SLP, social workers, parents, teachers of D/HH

          

  67. 5. In conversational speech, about 50% of words are indistinguishable visiblyW: 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

          

  68. 72. Research has shown that reasons for seeking help for hearing loss depends more not he client's perceptions of their activity limitations and participation restrictions than the actual degree of hearing loss impairmentTrue or False

          

  69. *44. Identify one reason why we shouldn't use 70 dB SPL as the presentation level when determining implant candidacy for an adultnot representative of real world listening situations, may artificially inflate scores, could exclude people who would derive benefit from CIs

          

  70. *2. Where should a talker be located when speaking to someone who needs speechreading to facilitate effective communication?a. Auditory verbal
    b. Total communication
    c. Auditory oral
    d. Rochester Method

          

  71. *47. What does the indicator light do on the CI?it lets the parents know if the speech processor is picking up sound and/or troubleshooting is needed

          

  72. *6. Define visemephoneme grouped by its place of articulation or the shape of the mouth