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 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


    No conflict of interest has been declared by the author(s).