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Optimizing Outcomes in Hearing Technology: Hearing Aids and Implantable Devices, in partnership with American Cochlear Implant Alliance

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1.  The following hearing technologies currently have labeled indications for individuals with single-sided deafness (PTA> 80 dB HL in ear to be implanted):
  1. Passive bone conduction implants
  2. Active bone conduction implants
  3. Cochlear implants
  4. All of the above
2.  Which of the following hearing technologies have been shown to offer best outcomes with binaural or bilateral fittings?
  1. Hearing aids
  2. Bone conduction implants
  3. Cochlear implants
  4. All of the above
3.  When characterizing auditory outcomes for the various hearing technologies discussed here:
  1. There is considerable variance in the outcomes published in the peer-reviewed literature.
  2. There are few peer-reviewed studies describing auditory outcomes for hearing aids and auditory implants.
  3. There is a clear definable prognosis for each individual pursuing hearing aids and/or auditory implants.
  4. Few auditory benefits have been documented.
4.  Data logging capabilities are available for which of the following?
  1. Hearing aids
  2. Bone anchored implants (passive and active systems)
  3. Cochlear and auditory brainstem implants
  4. All of the above
5.  What is the current standard of care intervention for individuals with bilateral severe-to-profound sensory hearing loss?
  1. Hearing aids
  2. Bone anchored implants (passive and/or active systems)
  3. Cochlear implants
  4. Auditory brainstem implants

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