EUHA

  Now it is official in Germany, the approximately 14,500 German Hörgeräteakustiker have become designated as Hörakustiker. These long-respected experts in hearing and hearing aids are now officially sanctioned as hearing care professionals by the German Federal Council. As such, the “equipment” portion of their title is no longer part of the name for their…

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Globalization of the Doctor of Audiology Degree – Part II

As discussed in last week’s Hearing International, most audiologists in the United States have taken advantage of the new Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) programs.  While in the early 1990s only about 3% of audiologists were at the Doctoral level, today  the majority of audiologists have a doctorate.    While most residential audiology programs in the US have…

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