The purpose of this survey to is to gain an understanding of the views of hearing healthcare practitioners regarding over-the-counter hearing aids in Canada. It will take about 10 minutes to complete. Please refer to the article: “Are Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids Good for Audiology in Canada?” found online in the Canadian Audiologist  http://canadianaudiologist.ca/issue/volume-5-issue-6-2018/otc-hearing-aids-feature/  for background information related to these devices.

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* 1. Are you an Audiologist?

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* 2. Are you a member of CAA?

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* 3. In which province/territory do you work?

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* 4. In what context do you work?

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* 5. From the list below, please select the devices you dispense (refer to Canadian Audiology link for descriptions):

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* 6. Please rate how concerned you are about over-the-counter hearing aids becoming more widely available in Canada.

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* 7. Please identify the potential areas of concern if over-the-counter hearing aids becoming more widely available in Canada. (select all that apply)

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* 8. Please rate how encouraged you are about over-the-counter hearing aids becoming more widely available in Canada.

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* 9. Please identify the potential areas of opportunity if over-the-counter hearing aids becoming more widely available in Canada. (select all that apply)

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* 10. When over-the-counter hearing aids become available in Canada, how likely are you to dispense or recommend them in your practice?

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* 11. In your practice, about how many patients have you seen in the past year who have acquired over-the-counter hearing aids elsewhere?

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