One plus One Equals the Wrong Two – New Math Needed

Common wisdom says that if you want to reduce the possibility of commoditization, it’s important to differentiate your services from those provided by others. The Crabby Audiologist thinks it’s more difficult to do that in states where audiologists are required to have both an audiologist license and a hearing aid dispenser license. No other similar healthcare…

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The Au.D. Dilemma

By Kevin Liebe, AuD Over these past several years, I’ve come to appreciate the Au.D. degree as something of a paradox. On the one hand, elevating the profession of audiology to a higher level of education and training has certainly enhanced the overall knowledge base, which (we hope) has and will continue to translate into…

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Making audiology an ownership profession is key to resolving educational issues

By Larry Engelmann Having read discussions at HearingHealthMatters.org on the high cost of becoming an audiologist and other challenges confronting our profession, I would like to offer some ideas on how audiology can improve professional education and raise the prospects for success of new Doctors of Audiology.   TIME FOR A NAME CHANGE In the…

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