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Author Krumenacker, Suzanne,
Title Hearing aid dispensing training manual / Suzanne Krumenacker.
Imprint San Diego, CA : Plural Publishing, Inc., [2019]
Edition Second edition.

Author Krumenacker, Suzanne,
Subject Hearing aids.
Deafness -- Treatment.
Hearing disorders -- Diagnosis.
Description 1 online resource
Edition Second edition.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed March 13, 2019).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Intro; Preface; Introduction; Acknowledgments; Module 1. Audiometric Assessment; Chapter 1. Hearing Loss; Chapter 2. Audiogram Interpretation; Chapter 3. FDA Red Flags; Chapter 4. Infection Control; Chapter 5. Otoscopic Inspection; Chapter 6. Testing Equipment; Chapter 7. Basic Tympanometry; Chapter 8. Testing Procedures; Chapter 9. Concepts of Masking; Module 1. Putting It All Together; Module 1. Quiz; Module 2. Ear Impressions; Chapter 10. Otoscopic Inspection for Impression; Chapter 11. Ear Impression Preparation; Chapter 12. After the Impression; Module 2. Putting It All Together
Module 2. QuizModule 3. Hearing Instrument Fitting and Orientation; Chapter 13. Delivering a Behind-the-Ear Hearing Aid or Receiver-in-the-Canal Hearing Aid; Chapter 14. Earmolds; Chapter 15. Delivering an In-the-Ear Hearing Aid; Module 3. Putting It All Together; Module 3. Quiz; Module 4. Hearing Instrument Care and Follow-Up; Chapter 16. Replacing Earmold Tubing; Chapter 17. Routine Follow-Up Service; Chapter 18. Troubleshooting; Module 4. Putting It All Together; Module 4. Quiz; Glossary; Abbreviations; Recommended Reading Material; Module Quiz Answers
Appendix A. State Hearing Aid Dispenser Licensing Department InformationAppendix B. Spondee Word List; Appendix C. Blank Audiograms; Appendix D. Hearing Aid Delivery Checklist; Appendix E. Troubleshooting a Hearing Aid; Appendix F. FDA Red Flags Cheat Sheet; Index
Summary For individuals studying for their state practical licensing examination in hearing aid dispensing, this manual focuses on competency for the practical sections of the examination, preparing individuals for the exam, but also for day-to-day operations in the professional environment. Separated into four modules, the book covers the main competencies of most state practical examinations: audiometric assessment, ear impressions, hearing instrument fitting, and hearing instrument care and follow-up.
ISBN 9781635501322 (electronic bk.)
1635501326 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 1089445836
Additional Format Print version: Krumenacker, Suzanne. Hearing aid dispensing training manual. Second edition. San Diego, CA : Plural Publishing, Inc., [2019] 9781635501315 1635501318 (DLC) 2018055065 (OCoLC)1073036475

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