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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...

Pathways for becoming an audiologist in the USA Part 1: the early years

Part 2 of this topic is available here. The Doctor of Audiology degree is required for clinical practice in the USA. In part one of a two-part series, Professor Hall reviews the evolution of academic credentialing for American audiologists, beginning...

How effective and safe is audiologist-led screening of acoustic neuroma in patients with asymmetrical hearing loss and unilateral tinnitus?

About two out of 100 patients presenting with asymmetric hearing and unilateral tinnitus have acoustic neuroma. The traditional method in which these patients first attend a clinician and then undergo screening through an MRI, can be expensive and prolong the...

Dr Marion Pfaender Down

“Dr Marion P Downs, an innovator in the field of paediatric audiology and a tireless advocate for the early identification of hearing loss, passed away on November 13, 2014. During her exemplary career at the University of Colorado Health Sciences...

2018 Audiologist of the Year

Don’t miss your opportunity to get involved in the prestigious Audiologist of the Year award Could this be the year you gain recognition at the 2018 Audiologist of the Year awards? With the 6 July deadline fast approaching, the countdown...

UK Audiologist of the Year

"I am so grateful to Bridgitte, her expertise and professionalism for making such a difference to my life." A dedicated Hertfordshire audiologist has been awarded the most coveted accolade in her field in recognition of the life-changing impact her work...

Audiologist wins ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’

Caption: (L-R) Falklands Veteran Simon Weston CBE, Karen Finch and Lord Chris Rennard MBE The founder and MD of one of East Anglia’s leading hearing care companies, The Hearing Care Centre, has been honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award by...

Innovative German audiologist scoops prestigious European award

"Never before had I met an audiologist who listened so intently, engaged so professionally with my problems and inspired such confidence." An innovative audiologist from Germany has won a prestigious European award in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the...

Don't miss your opportunity to Enter Audiologist of the Year 2019

Could 2019 be your year to be recognised as one of Europe’s top audiologists? The countdown is on for European hearing professionals to secure their nominations for the prestigious Audiologist of the Year award in time for the 1st July...

Perspectives on audiology training and education in Canada and New Zealand

In this Trainee Matters we look at audiology training in two different locations from around the world, Canada and New Zealand. Marshall Chasin gives us an overview of the education system in Canada, while Amy Arrowsmith explains the history of...

A comparison of two different audiology roles in Denmark and the United Kingdom

The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that there are over 360 million people with a disabling hearing loss in the world. Disabling hearing loss is considered to be a loss of greater than 40 decibels (dB) in the better hearing...

2nd Congress of Audiologists of Costa Rica

Report from Dayana Leitón R., Audiologist at Clínicas Audición, Costa Rica On 4 and 5 of May, a selection of national and international speakers of great renown delivered talks at the Second Congress of Audiologists of Costa Rica. From Spain,...