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Commonly Used Acronyms

AABR Automated Auditory Brainstem Response

AuD Doctor of Audiology

ABR Auditory Brainstem Response

BF Birthing Facility

CDC Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

DPOAE Distortion Product Otoacoustic Emissions

DSCC Division of Specialized Care for Children

EHDI Early Hearing Detection & Intervention

ENT Ear Nose and Throat

HIPAA Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

HL Hearing Loss

IDPH Illinois Department of Public Health

JCIH Joint Committee on Infant Hearing

NBHS Newborn Hearing Screening

NCHAM National Center for Hearing Assessment & Management

NHSTC Newborn Hearing Screening Training Curriculum

NICU Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

OAE Otoacoustic Emissions

SCBU Special Care Baby Unit

TEOAE Transient Evoked Otoacoustic Emissions

UIC University of Illinois at Chicago

UNHS Universal Newborn Hearing Screening

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