The following are sample questions for your review and study purposes only; they are an example of the types of questions that appear on the ASHA Assistants Certification Exam. Answers to the sample questions appear at the bottom of the page. Sample questions are not representative of the breadth of the material or the capability of candidates sitting for the exam. Please review the Audiology Assistant Exam Blueprint and the resource listing for exam preparation.
1. When working with a professional sign language interpreter, the audiology assistant should
2. The first step to performing otoscopy is
3. Which of the following represents normal middle ear function?
4. When preparing for a client/patient for cVEMP, which of the following areas need to be cleaned for electrode placement?
5. During VNG testing, what equipment is essential for testing?
6. The clients/patients or students should always be told that their hearing aid batteries
7. Which of the following is most important to review with the client/patient during a hearing aid orientation?
8. Why should an audiology assistant recommend that clients/patients not pull their earmolds out of their ears by the tubing?
9. Modifying an earmold in which area will make the greatest affect to the acoustics of the device?
10. A client/patient is seen in a clinic because they are having trouble removing their CIC hearing aid. Which of the following is the best modification to the hearing aid?
11. Upon performing electroacoustic analysis of a hearing aid, significant harmonic distortion is discovered. Which of the following is the next best step?
12. When reprogramming a repaired hearing aid, what does the audiology assistant do?
13. What is the name of a joint federal- and state-funded program which provides medical care to low-income and medically needy individuals?
14. What type of screening assessment would need to be scheduled prior to a procedure for pressure equalization tubes?
15. What should the audiology assistant check while performing a listening check?