Ethics Reflect the Cultural Values/Robert Traynor

Garner (2010) states that as US audiologists gain recognition as a doctoring profession and with direct access, we will likely see a much greater demand for transparency, openness, and accountability by patients. Ethics is always a hot topic in Audiology organizations such as, the American Academy of Audiology, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, and the Academy of Doctors of…

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Thanksgiving…..A Worldwide Tradition for Centuries

For most of my life I was of the opinion that Thanksgiving was a US Holiday.   Traveling the world, I soon found, that people everywhere have holidays and/or traditions that offer thanks for the good fortune or a bountiful harvest of the year.  Filppo (2011) suggests that the first thing you learn when you begin…

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