Ear mold impression pt 1
Ear Mold Impression pt 2
Laws and rules
Hearing aid candidate and speech acoustic
Dynamic range and pre-fitting tests
100

What is it called when ear mold impression goes around the oto-block?

Blow-by

100

Earmold material that is most durable, easily modifiable, and does not shrink over time

Acrylic

100

What law allows for the sale of wearable devices to assist adults with mild to moderate hearing loss?

Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act Of 2017

100

Reason for not getting hearing aids that motivates the OTC Act of 2017

Cost

100

Difference between UCL and BC threshold

Dynamic range

200

Impression material term that describes the consistency of the material once it is mixed, but before it hardens

Viscosity

200

Earmold material that is medium in terms of hardness/softness

Vinyl

200

What does HIPAA stand for?

Health insurance portability and accountability act

200

Which type of person is most likely to notice the improvements with hearing aid use (patients or family members?)

Family members

200

True or False: A person’s best speech intelligibility listening level is always Most Comfortable Loudness Level

False

300

Impression material term that describes how much an impression shrinks over time

Contraction ratio

300

Earmold material that is soft and frequently used with children, but cannot be modified in-clinic

Silicone

300

Law/Act/Statute that penalizes audiologist for submitting false claims to federal payers

False Claims Act

300

Most important frequency range for speech understanding

500 Hz – 6000 Hz

300

WRECD estimates output of the signal in the ear and what size cc coupler?

0.4 cc coupler

400

Impression material term that describes how well impressions maintain its original shape following being bent, stretched, or banged

Stress relaxation

400

Name for the area just inside the ear canal opening on the earmold

Aperturic seal

400

Law/act/statute that prohibits payment in return for referrals or recommendations for services or supplies reimbursable under federal programs (e.g. gifts, equipments)

Anti-kickback statute

400

Frequency range transmitted by Telephones

300 – 3400 Hz

400

From a hearing aid uptake perspective, why might MPO set too high be worse than MPO set too low?

MPO set too high might lead to less/no hearing aid use

500

Ear impression material that is most commonly used today

Addition-cure Vinylpolysiloxane “silicone”

500

Type of Earmold style that can be modified in the clinic to a canal lock (assume acrylic earmold).

Skeleton

500

Audiologist follows the scope of practice set by which of these organizations (AAA, ASHA, the State)

State

500

The time required for a signal to decrease in level by 60 dB after its offset

Reverberation time

500

When measuring RECD, a plugged probe tube may be indicated by large negative values in the high or low frequencies?

high frequencies

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