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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ABA’s CH-AP™ Training Certificate for Preceptors: Shaping the Future of Audiology

Some countries have chosen to educate audiologists in a physician model.  In this model audiologists become physicians first then do a residency in the field of audiology.  Hinchcliff (2005) describes the audiological physician as a medical, non-surgical specialty entrusted with the investigation, care and management of patients with hearing and balance disorders. In these countries, the relationship of the audiological physician to an ear,…

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