UKAS Technical/Peer Assessor Keyword List AUDIOLOGY

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1 For UKAS use only (Assessor Ref. Number) United Kingdom Accreditation Service High Street Feltham, Middlesex TW13 4UN UKAS Technical/Peer Assessor Keyword List Name of applicant Applicant assessors are asked to indicate areas of Audiology activities / examinations / procedures in which they consider themselves highly competent or competent to act as a UKAS assessor. Please list other activities / examinations / procedures that you consider to be relevant. Highly competent means the individual has had a high level of practical experience gained as a senior practitioner within the last 4 years of activities / examinations / procedures in the area, either by actually conducting the activities / examinations / procedures or being in a managerial position responsible for, and in regular contact with, staff conducting the activities / examinations / procedures. The individual also has a detailed understanding of current principles, regulations and challenges relating to the areas for which competence are claimed. Competent means the individual has had appreciable practical experience and /or has a detailed understanding of the activities / examinations / procedures in the area, but not necessarily recent experience of conducting the activities / examinations / procedures. The individual also has a detailed understanding of current principles, regulations and challenges relating to the areas for which competence are claimed. Please complete the attached page using Appendix A - Technical Competence Criteria for Audiology for your reference. It is important that any activities / examinations / procedures that you feel you are not competent or highly competent in is included in the exclusion section by referencing to the appropriate code from Appendix A. IQI 3005 Issue No: 1 Page 1 of 6

2 Name of applicant Personal Skill Set DARWIN Competent Highly Competent Exclusions (Please list the code associated with the particular activity/examination/procedure) Adult Hearing Aid Services Assessments Adult Hearing Aid Services Rehabilitation Services - Assessments Services Rehabilitation Services Tinnitus Services Balance Paediatric Audiology Paediatric Audiology Rehabilitation IQI 3005 Issue No: 1 Page 2 of 6

3 Appendix A _ Technical Competence Criteria for Audiology The headings below identify the normal range of activities for an Adult Hearing Aid Service, Audiology Service and Paediatric Audiology Service respectively. Hearing Aid Technicians and or Audiologists would normally possess a (i.e. range of skills and competencies) relevant to the area of work for which he or she is employed. Minimum criteria for Hearing Aid Technicians and Audiologists wishing to be considered for the UKAS assessor role is recognition of qualification by the relevant professional body and four years post qualification experience Adult Hearing Aid Services - Assessments AH Ass 01 AH Ass 02 AH Ass 03 AH Ass 04 AH Ass 05 AH Ass 06 AH Ass 07 AH Ass 08 AH Ass 09 Otoscopy Wax removal Henkel Forceps Wax removal Jobson Horne Probe Wax removal Suction Clearance Wax removal Irrigation History taking Pure tone Audiometry Tympanometry and Reflex testing Loudness Discomfort Levels Others (please list Adult Hearing Aid Services - Rehabilitation AH Rehab 01 AH Rehab 02 AH Rehab 03 AH Rehab 04 AH Rehab 05 AH Rehab 06 AH Rehab 07 AH Rehab 08 AH Rehab 09 AH Rehab 10 AH Rehab 11 AH Rehab 12 Glasgow Hearing Aid Benefit Profile Counselling and Instruction of patients with hearing loss receiving hearing aids Range of rehabilitative assessments and rehabilitation support options COSI Impression taking Hearing aid fitting Real ear to coupler differences Hearing aid repairs Unaided and aided sound field thresholds BKB sentences of other speech material AB word lists Hearing Handicap Inventory IQI 3005 Issue No: 1 Page 3 of 6

4 Services - Assessments CA Ass 01 CA Ass 02 CA Ass 03 CA Ass 04 CA Ass 05 CA Ass 06 CA Ass 07 CA Ass 08 CA Ass 09 CA Ass 10 CA Ass 11 CA Ass 12 CA Ass 13 CA Ass 14 CA Ass 15 CA Ass 16 CA Ass 17 CA Ass 18 CA Ass 19 CA Ass 20 CA Ass 21 CA Ass 22 CA Ass 23 CA Ass 24 CA Ass 25 Otoscopy History taking Pure tone Audiometry Tympanometry and Reflex testing with interpretation of results Loudness Discomfort Levels Distraction testing Visual Reinforcement Audiometry Performance Test McCormick Toy Test Manchester Picture Test Play Audiometry Otoacoustic Emissions Tests transient evoked Otoacoustic Emissions Tests distortion product Steady State Evoked Potentials Cortical Electric Response Audiometry Neuro-otological Auditory Brainstem Response air conduction Neuro-otological Auditory Brainstem Response bone conduction Neuro-otological Auditory Brainstem Response tone pip Screening/Automated OAE Bone Anchored Hearing Aid Assessment BKB sentences of other speech material Cochlear Implant Assessment Electrocochleography Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potentials (VEMP) testing Rotatory Chair Testing IQI 3005 Issue No: 1 Page 4 of 6

5 Services - Rehabilitation CA Rehab 01 CA Rehab 02 CA Rehab 03 CA Rehab 04 CA Rehab 05 CA Rehab 06 CA Rehab 07 CA Rehab 08 CA Rehab 09 CA Rehab 10 CA Rehab 11 CA Rehab 12 CA Rehab 13 CA Rehab 14 Glasgow Hearing Aid Benefit Profile Counselling and Instruction of patients with hearing loss receiving hearing aids Range of rehabilitative assessments and rehabilitation support options COSI Impression taking Hearing aid fitting Real Ear Measurement Real ear to coupler differences Hearing aid repairs Unaided and aided sound field threshold Bone Anchored Hearing Aid Fitting Cochlear Implant Fitting and Mapping Hearing Handicap Inventory Hyperacusis Questionnaire Services - Tinnitus CA Tin 01 CA Tin 02 CA Tin 03 CA Tin 04 Tinnitus Handicap Inventory Tinnitus Handicap Questionnaire Tinnitus Counselling Hyperacusis Questionnaire Services - Balance CA- Bal 01 CA- Bal 02 CA- Bal 03 CA- Bal 04 CA- Bal 05 CA- Bal 06 CA- Bal 07 Dizziness Handicap Inventory Caloric Irrigation Test Electronystagmography Videonystagmography Dix-Hallpike for BPPV Posturography Vestibular Rehabilitation IQI 3005 Issue No: 1 Page 5 of 6

6 Paediatric Audiology - Assessments PA- Ass 01 PA- Ass 02 PA- Ass 03 PA- Ass 04 PA- Ass 05 PA- Ass 06 PA- Ass 07 PA- Ass 08 PA- Ass 09 PA- Ass 10 PA- Ass 11 PA- Ass 12 PA- Ass 13 PA- Ass 14 PA- Ass 15 PA- Ass 16 PA- Ass 17 PA- Ass 18 PA- Ass 19 PA- Ass 20 PA- Ass 21 PA- Ass 22 PA- Ass 23 PA- Ass 24 PA- Ass 25 PA- Ass 26 Otoscopy History taking Pure tone Audiometry Tympanometry and Reflex testing with interpretation of results Distraction testing Visual Reinforcement Audiometry Performance Test McCormick Toy Test Manchester Picture Test Play Audiometry Automated auditory brainstem response (NHSP) Otoacoustic Emissions Tests transient evoked Otoacoustic Emissions Tests distortion product Steady State Evoked Potentials Cortical Electric Response Audiometry Neuro-otological Auditory Brainstem Response air conduction Neuro-otological Auditory Brainstem Response bone conduction Neuro-otological Auditory Brainstem Response tone pip (air conduction) High Frequency Probe Tone Tympanometry Screening/Automated OAE Bone Anchored Hearing Aid Assessment Cochlear Implant Assessment Cochlear \Microphonic Testing BKB sentences of other speech material AB word lists High Frequency Probe tone Tympanometry Paediatric Audiology - Rehabilitation PA Rehab 01 PA Rehab 02 PA Rehab 03 PA Rehab 04 PA Rehab 05 PA Rehab 06 PA Rehab 07 PA Rehab 08 PA Rehab 09 PA Rehab 10 PA Rehab 11 Counselling and Instruction of patients with hearing loss receiving hearing aids Range of rehabilitative assessments and rehabilitation support options Impression taking Hearing aid fitting Real Ear Measurement Real ear to coupler differences Hearing aid repairs Unaided and aided sound field thresholds Bone Anchored Hearing Aid Fitting Cochlear Implant Fitting and Mapping PEACH Questionnaire IQI 3005 Issue No: 1 Page 6 of 6

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