CAMP is a self-administered music perception-based test of cochlear implants, for use in the fields of otolaryngology, hearing sciences, audiology, and health care. It is appropriate for all ages, and has been used for subjects as young as six years old.
The program can be run on both desktops and laptops, but the internal computer speaker systems should not be used. Recommendations are: 1) good quality headphones (e.g. Sennheisers), 2) ear inserts (ER-3A or ER2), 3) external amp+ speaker (studio monitor is best), 4) through an audiometer (which is an external amp + speaker), or 5) speech audiometry speakers meet ANSI standards and are also acceptable.
Test data is recorded in both .txt and .pdf files for later printing – no paper score sheets are necessary.
For additional reference regarding the program and its use, please see the following:
Clinical evaluation of music perception, appraisal and experience in cochlear implant users. Drennan WR, Oleson JJ, Gfeller K, Crosson J, Driscoll VD, Won JH, Anderson ES, Rubinstein JT. International Journal of Audiology. 2015 Feb; 54(2):114-123.
Development and Validation of the University of Washington Clinical Assessment of Music Perception Test. Kang R, Nimmons GL, Drennan WR, Longnion J, Ruffin C, Nie K, Won JH, Worman T, Yueh B, Rubinstein JT. Ear & Hearing. 2009 Aug; 30(4):411-418.
Clinical Assessment of Music Perception in Cochlear Implant Listeners. Nimmons GL, Kang RS, Drennan WR, Longnion J, Ruffin C, Worman T, Yueh B, Rubinstein JT. Otology & Neurotology. 2008 Feb; 29(2):149-155.
Helping the Deaf Hear Music: A new test measures music perception in cochlear implant users. Chorost M. MIT Technology Review. 2008 Feb 26
Clinical Assessment of Music Perception for Cochlear Implants (CAMP) is one of the many software programs and tools created at the University of Washington available through our Express Licensing Program. These agreements have standard terms and conditions that allow for rapid licensing by companies, organizations, or individuals.