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Bridging the Gap: Bimodal Fitting Considerations for Hearing Aid Clinicians

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1.  Which of these musical characteristics have been shown to improve with bimodal stimulation over either hearing aids or Cochlear implant alone?
  1. Lyric Understanding
  2. Sound Quality
  3. Ease of Listening
  4. All of the Above
2.  Which ReSound Hearing Aids do NOT require the Phone Clip + to stream bimodally with the Cochlear Nucleus 7 from an iPhone?
  1. ReSound LiNX Quattro RIEs & ReSound ENZO 3Ds
  2. ReSound Verso
  3. All of the above
  4. None of the above
3.  Which of these is a critical step in fitting a hearing aid for a bimodal fitting?
  1. Listening to this course
  2. Fitting to prescribed targets using Real Ear Measures
  3. Pairing to as many accessories as possible
  4. Selecting the color of the hearing aid
4.  Previous research has shown improvement in ___ of environmental sounds, 1-talker, and 2-talker conditions when using bimodal stimulation compared to a Cochlear Implant alone.
  1. Localization
  2. Generalization
  3. Prioritization
  4. No benefit shown for any of the above
5.  When should loudness balancing between the cochlear implant and the hearing aid be performed during a bimodal fitting?
  1. It should not be performed, ever.
  2. After Real Ear Measurement verification and gain adjustment to the hearing aid
  3. At the very beginning
  4. None of the above
6.  To optimize the speech understanding while streaming bimodally, what mic ratio setting should be selected when programming the hearing aid?
  1. - 6 dB
  2. - 12 dB
  3. 0 dB
  4. + 3 dB
7.  Compared to unilateral cochlear implant, bimodal stimulation has been shown to improve
  1. Battery life
  2. There are no benefits
  3. Binaural compression
  4. Speech-in-noise understanding
8.  Which two directionality options are available to a monaural fit ReSound LiNX Quattro or LiNX 3D hearing aid in the default All-Around program?
  1. Only Omni
  2. Soft Switching & Omni
  3. Binaural directionality III & Soft Switching
  4. AutoScope and Natural Directionality
9.  What audio can be streamed when using bimodal streaming with MFi or via the Phone Clip +?
  1. Phone call audio
  2. Audiobooks & Music
  3. Tinnitus stimuli via the ReSound Tinnitus Relief App
  4. All of the Above
10.  Bimodal Streaming has been shown to provide benefit in which Quality of Life domain?
  1. Wealth
  2. Social Activities
  3. Education and Learning
  4. None of the above

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