Ethics and Common Sense: The Dangers of “Private” Chatrooms

I had an interesting conversation the other day with an old friend about a Facebook chatroom that entertained only audiologists talking about things that they would not share in a public forum.  Things like peculiar or difficult patients, office problems, and other issues that, shall we say, are either inappropriate or just plain nasty.  My…

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AAA’s Code of Ethics: Who is obligated to adhere to it?

By Michael J. Metz Dr. Metz is a frequent contributor on the subject of professional ethics.  He published this post in July of 2011. Like so many Hearing Views, his view then retains its relevance in the turbulence of 2017.   In an Internet session, I commented that all audiologists have an obligation to adhere…

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The kids are all right: Universal Newborn Hearing Screenings

David Kirkwood first published this post in June of 2011. In 2016, we are still working to have universal newborn hearing screenings across the world. Nearly everyone would agree that there is never a good time for a baby to be born deaf or with a significant hearing loss. And children who suffer hearing loss…

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