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Roll Up Your Sleeves: (Hands-on) REM Basics With CARL

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1.  In the opinion of the presenter, what is the most significant barrier to REM uptake?
  1. Access to equipment
  2. Cost of equipment
  3. Lack of understanding of the benefits
  4. Lack of familiarity and comfort with REM equipment and procedures
2.  What is the primary reason the presenter uses REM?
  1. To match prescriptive targets
  2. Best-practice guidelines suggest it
  3. To measure and assess aided audibility and improvement upon in
  4. To check that hearing aids meet technical specifications
3.  Why is it necessary to mute the hearing aid microphones when doing an “open” calibration?
  1. So that it doesn’t hurt the patient’s ears
  2. So that sound from the hearing aid does not leak out of ear canal an into the reference microphone
  3. Because we want to run the measurement with the hearing aid muted
  4. Because some people prefer the sound of their hearing aids when they are muted
4.  What are the most common issues that need to be troubleshot with REM?
  1. Microphone failures
  2. Software problems
  3. Speaker cutting out
  4. Probe tube issues (moving out or getting blocked)
5.  Which is NOT a way REM can help you catch clinical mistakes?
  1. You can see the output in the client’s ear in real-time and detect if something may be awry
  2. REM allows you to see problems you cannot hear on a listening check
  3. A big light will flash on the REM system if something is wrong
  4. REM allows us to measure what is occurring, rather than guessing what might be happening

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