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The Roles of Audiologists and Dispensers Working with Hearing Aid Users in Cochlear Implant Candidacy, in partnership with American Cochlear Implant Alliance

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1.  A chronic health condition is:
  1. Defined as a condition that lasts 12 months or longer and meets one or both of the following tests: (a) it places limitations on self-care, independent living, and social interactions; (b) it results in the need for ongoing intervention with medical products, services, and special equipment.
  2. Defined as a condition that lasts 1 month or longer, and requires ongoing medical or healthcare appointments.
  3. Defined as a condition that lasts 12 months or longer.
  4. None of the above
2.  Hearing across the life course includes:
  1. Screening, diagnosis, fitting of hearing devices, across the life course.
  2. Prevention, identification, treatment and rehabilitation, across the life course.
  3. Fitting of implantable and non-implantable hearing devices, across the life course.
  4. None of the above
3.  What are the two factors that the 60/60 rule considers:
  1. Insurance coverage and access to rehabilitation services post implantation.
  2. Unaided pure tone average and unaided monosyllabic word recognition scores.
  3. Aided speech-in-noise test scores and quality of life questionnaires.
  4. None of the above
4.  Monitoring hearing aid benefit over time includes:
  1. Aided speech perception tests
  2. Quality of life questionnaires
  3. A rehabilitation program that includes baseline measures
  4. All of the above
5.  Common speech perception tests used in the audiological cochlear implant assessment in the U.S. include:
  1. Az Bio sentences and CNC Word lists
  2. BKB sentences and CNC word lists
  3. Az Bio sentences and NU Word list
  4. None of the above

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