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Taking Your Impression to the Next Level

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1.  Good ear impressions include the qualities:
  1. Shows the path toward the eardrum
  2. Past the second bend
  3. Includes all anatomical structures
  4. All of the above
2.  Low quality impressions can often lead to:
  1. Poorly fit devices that may not be as small as possible
  2. High patient satisfaction levels
  3. Clinicians feeling rushed during the fitting process
  4. Impressions don't matter. All ears are the same.
3.  When an earmold impression provides insufficient information about a patient's ear, the following can happen:
  1. Estimation of the ear canal size and shape
  2. Estimation of the concha bowl shape
  3. Misalignment of the receiver
  4. All of the above
4.  What are some challenges with deep ear impressions?
  1. lack of visualization
  2. concern about patient comfort
  3. clinician's feeling of unease
  4. All of the above
5.  To use EasyView Otoblock, you need which of the following tools:
  1. Pen Light
  2. Otoscope and Speculum
  3. Flashlight
  4. No tools are needed - just eyeball it
6.  On average, how much longer are impressions using EasyView Otoblock?
  1. 4mm
  2. 10mm
  3. 2mm
  4. 6mm
7.  When should you use the TFG?
  1. On all Virto B-Titanium orders
  2. Prior to taking an ear impression
  3. When the patient has a healthy ear canal
  4. All of the above
8.  Complete the sentence: Thanks to the Titanium FitGuide, over ______ % get a deeper Virto B-Titanium, by an average of ______ mm.
  1. 25, 1
  2. 45, 2.5
  3. 50, 2.5
  4. 40, 2
9.  In which anatomical landmark do you collect the TFG value?
  1. Crus helix
  2. Cymba concha
  3. Intertragal notch
  4. Cavum concha
10.  When conducting the comfort check, how many hours should the patient be able to tolerate this amount of ear canal pressure?
  1. 8+
  2. 4+
  3. 3+
  4. 2+

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