Stressless, no. But it’s a great profession nonetheless

Editors Note: This is a re-post from June 2011.  Audiology has continued to top the “least stressful job” in the years since.  As the profession moves to the increasing demand, the draw for those who want to start their career can be challenged with the changes we are facing.  But as David stated five years…

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real ear measurement

Real-Ear Measurements Are a Must for Patient and Professional Satisfaction

By Terry Ross For the past decade of my 35 years (and counting) in the hearing care industry, I have been focused on the value, application, and necessity of real-ear verification of hearing aid fittings. It has become my primary interest and my primary challenge. My journey has been an interesting combination of surprise, dismay,…

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The First Impression – Do Your Patients Feel Safe, Comfortable and At-Ease?

By Steve Eagon, MA “I want the patient to feel safe, comfortable, and at-ease when they reach out to us.  I also want them to know I work with the best audiologist anywhere!”  This was the answer given by Michelle when I asked about her role as the front office person tasked with answering the…

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AARGH!

Angela Loavenbruck, Ed.D. Prepare yourself for a really, really grumpy post. First of all the Yankees left the bases loaded far too often, thus considerably dampening my happiness that the Boston Red Sox were fighting for last place and secondly, I have just read a lot of the literature on PSAPS. And then I listened…

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