Clinical Burnout in Audiology: Part 1

It is tough becoming a clinical audiologist.  These days in the US there are the eight years of school, practicum, and  politics required to obtain the credentials to work with hearing impaired patients.  After such a rigorous process, the motivation to find a position and begin a practice to interact with patients each day is seemingly insurmountable.  Audiologists often…

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Sign Language for Medical Procedures

In the audiology clinic we are familiar with patients that are among the non-speaking deaf and use sign language.  While many of us use sign language with our hearing impaired patients, others use an interpreter so that they understand the various products and how to use them and/or the audiological procedures that are conducted on them or…

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