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Audiology 2014;10(1): 53-63.
Published online: April 30, 2014.
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.21848/audiol.2014.10.1.53
난청인의 효율적인 보청기 오리엔테이션을 위한 시청각 DVD 도구의 개발
이동욱1, 박상원2, 지현효2, 최예림2, 이연지2, 한우재2,3
1한림대학교 일반대학원 언어청각학과
2한림대학교 자연과학대학 언어청각학부
Development of Effective Hearing Aids Orientation DVD for Hearing-Impaired Adults
Donguk Lee1, Sangwon Park2, Hyeonhyo Ji2, Yerim Choi2, Yeonji Lee2, Woojae Han2,3
1Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, Graduate School, Hallym University, Chuncheon
2Division of Speech Pathology and Audiology, College of Natural Sciences, Hallym University, Chuncheon
3Research Institute of Audiology and Speech Pathology, Chuncheon, Korea
Correspondence  Woojae Han ,Tel: (033) 248-2216, Fax: (033) 256-3420, Email: woojaehan@hallym.ac.kr
Received: February 23, 2014; Revised: March 13, 2014   Accepted: March 20, 2014.  Published online: April 30, 2014.
One of successful audiological rehabilitations depends on whether new hearing aid users have strong motivation and also how well they understand comprehensive instructions, i.e., use, care, and limitations of the hearing aids. Although many audiologists allot as much as 30 ~ 40 min to explain about the hearing aid instructions during the first fitting appointment, new hearing aid users might forget most information provided by a healthcare professional. The purpose of the study is to help the hearing aid users remember the essential instructions through visual information of hearing aids orientation (HAO) DVD and thus continue to patient’s high satisfaction eventually even with decreasing counseling time in the clinic. First of all, we summarized small orientation books provided by 13 hearing aid companies and hearing centers. Based on the summary, two 8-min DVDs (e.g., BTE and CIC) of three sections including 1) insertion and removal of the hearing aids, 2) changing the battery, and 3) care and maintenance were developed. To see validity of the DVD, a total 80 sets of DVD and survey having 10 items were provided to four hearing centers in Seoul and near areas. Among them, sixty-nine sets were received and analyzed. Most of hearing-impaired responders were satisfied with auditory-visual information by this HAO DVD which provided better understand to the hearing aid wearers, although we need some modifications for public use. We expect that HAO DVD will aid successful audiological rehabilitation as well as hearing aid satisfaction.
Key Words: Hearing Aids Orientation (HAO) DVD, Hearing-impaired listener’s education, Auditory-visual information, Information counseling
중심단어: 보청기 오리엔테이션 DVD, 난청인을 위한 보청기 사용 교육, 시청각 정보, 상담정보
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