Feeling like a fraud — imposter syndrome: what it is and what to do about it

Have you ever been plagued by feelings of incompetence despite evidence to the contrary, then this article is for you. Dr Dunay Schmulian provides insight into imposter syndrome and what to do about it. Excerpt 1 Senior Audiologist: That was...

Identity: does it affect the training experience?

Our identity can be influenced by many factors, both internal and external to ourselves. One may say that if one has not had to consider one’s own identity at any time, perhaps that in itself is a privilege? Equally, one...

From ‘patients’ to ‘participants’: a career in audiological research

Melanie Lough is a clinical audiologist-turned-research audiologist and, in this article, we hear about how she applies her transferable skills gained in audiology to her current role and future aspirations. Career background My route into audiology was unconventional to say...

Transferable skills in audiology: one audiologist’s journey

Ever wonder about transferable skills in audiological practice? In this issue, we hear about one audiologist’s journey from clinical practice to applying transferable skills gained in audiology to other healthcare sectors. In 1997, as a 16-year-old starting my career in...

An audiologist abroad

Ever thought of working abroad? In this issue we hear from Caroline Hudson, International Audiologist with special interest in paediatrics and research, who took the leap to work in Canada after qualifying and working in the UK. She will provide...

British Academy of Audiology Higher Training Scheme – Head of Service and trainee perspectives

For Jan/Feb 2022, we continue with the topic of the British Academy of Audiology Higher Training Scheme. We hear from Jane Beavan, Clinical and Professional Lead for Audiology/Clinical Scientist in Audiology, and Kim-Maree Collings, Senior Audiologist, from the Countess of...

British Academy of Audiology Higher Training Scheme

After 15 years of running the Higher Training Scheme (HTS), the British Academy of Audiology (BAA) relaunched its postgraduate training scheme this year. We hear about the updated scheme and how it combines theoretical study and clinical training to provide...

Audiology Assistant Apprenticeship – employer and apprentice perspectives

To celebrate National Apprenticeship week in February 2021, Keiran Joseph interviewed Caroline Jackson, Principal Audiologist at Children and Young Peoples Audiology Centre St Thomas Hospital, and Audiology Assistant Apprentice, Rachael Allan, about the value of the apprenticeship scheme in their...

Ida Institute course makes tele-audiology easier and better

The COVID-19 pandemic provided hearing care professionals an opportunity to review the provision of hearing services. We hear from Lise Lotte Bundesen, Managing Director of the Ida Institute, about the potential of tele-audiology and how it can help to maintain...

Embracing the changes prompted by lockdown

March 2020 introduced the concept of lockdown to audiology services in the NHS, prompting a rethink of how to best provide hearing care. In this issue, we hear from Hanna Jeffery, a Clinical Scientist working at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital...

Pathways for becoming an audiologist in the USA: Part 2. Academic and licensure requirements today

Part 1 of this topic is available here. Professor Hall reviews current requirements for practising audiology in the USA; audiologists must have a Doctor of Audiology degree from an accredited university programme and a licence in the state where they...

The AuD at Salus University: a Capstone Experience

Here, we continue exploring audiology training routes across the world with a focus on distance learning opportunities. This article is provided by Karen Myers who completed the Doctor of Audiology (AuD) Online Bridge programme at Salus University. Completing the International...

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