Practicing Outside the Silo: The National Academies of Practice

The lowest level of “working together” with other disciplines in the practice of your profession is when professionals make their own decisions, effectively operating in silos.  A middle level of “working together” occurs when individual practitioners make independent decisions about a patient and then consult/communicate with the primary caregiver.  A higher model of interprofessional healthcare…

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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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