J Am Acad Audiol 2020; 31(02): 168-169
DOI: 10.3766/jaaa.312ceu
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JAAA CEU Program

Volume 31, Number 2 (February 2020)
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Publication History

Publication Date:
25 May 2020 (online)

Questions refer to Jilla et al, “Predictors of Hearing Aid Use in the Advanced Digital Era: An Investigation of Benefit, Satisfaction, and Self-Efficacy,” 87–95.

Learner Outcomes:

Readers of this article should be able to:

  • Identify normal ranges of daily hearing aid use for adults seen in private practice.

  • Consider potential predictors of use and risk factors for non-use of hearing aids.

CEU Questions:

  1. The Visual Analog Scale for Daily Use of Hearing Aids (VASuse) was significantly associated with the Me and My Hearing Aids subscale of which questionnaire?

    • International Outcome Inventory for Hearing Aids (IOI-HA)

    • Measure of Audiologic Rehabilitation Self-Efficacy for Hearing Aids (MARS-HA)

    • Satisfaction with Amplification in Daily Life (SADL)

  2. What percentage of people with hearing loss obtain or uptake hearing aids?

    • 10 to 15 percent

    • 20 to 30 percent

    • 45 to 55 percent

  3. What percentage of people who obtain hearing aids report occasional or non-use of their devices?

    • 15 and 5 percent

    • 35 and 25 percent

    • 45 and 55 percent

  4. Which of the following is an example of a patient-related factor that has been found to influence daily hearing aid use?

    • sex

    • number of people in household

    • unaided hearing difficulty

  5. Which of the following is an example of a device-related factor that has been found to influence daily hearing aid use?

    • lifetime hearing aid experience

    • feedback management

    • noise-reduction technology

  6. According to Meyer et al (2014), what is the typical amount of time it takes to master advanced handling of hearing aids and report more confidence?

    • 6 months

    • 12 months

    • 18 months

  7. Which of the following measures includes a question on quality of life?

    • IOI-HA

    • MARS-HA

    • SADL

  8. What domains are included in the Me and My Hearing Aids subscale of the IOI-HA?

    • aided listening, benefit, residual activity limitations, and satisfaction

    • residual activity limitations, benefit, impact on others, and negative features

    • daily hearing aid use, benefit, satisfaction, and quality of life

  9. What was the median self-reported daily hearing aid use in the present study?

    • 8 hours

    • 12 hours

    • 16 hours

  10. Which of the following was found to be an influence on daily hearing aid use?

    • advanced handling, aided listening

    • benefit, quality of life

    • personal image, negative features