Program Outcomes (Hearing Instrument Technology)

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Marci Leong

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Hours Mon-Fri, 7:45 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

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At the successful completion of the program curriculum, students will be able to:

  1. Describe theoretical/conceptual and practical factors that impact the fitting of hearing aids.
  2. Perform accurate assessment for the purposes of hearing aid fitting.
  3. Explain various strategies and the rationale for use when  recommending and selecting hearing aids for clients.
  4. Integrate family and other professionals in the management/care of clients with hearing loss.
  5. Identify hearing disorders and diseases for referral purposes.
  6. Describe the  acoustical characteristics of a variety of hearing aids.
  7. Fit and adjust hearing aids.
  8. Follow established clinical verification protocols.

In addition to the following college-wide learning outcomes reflect the guiding expectations of all programs at Bates Technical College:

  • Human Diversity
  • Effective Communication
  • Critical Thinking