In light of the coming audiology storm, this short piece by Professor Roeser has as much relevance today as it did five years ago. One should consider this position in reference to “big box” practices as well as the rehabilitative tasks that audiology has been favorably arguing for at least the past five years.

Audiologists, beware: Today’s assistant can become your competitor tomorrow

Editor’s note: In light of the coming audiology storm, this short piece by Professor Roeser has as much relevance today as it did when it appeared at HearingHealthMatters on August 22, 2012.  One should consider this position in reference to “big box” practices as well as the rehabilitative tasks that audiology has been favorably arguing for…

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The Cost of a “Mail Order” Doctor of Audiology Degree

By Ross J. Roeser Recent posts in Hearing Health Matters have focused on the “costs” associated with the AuD Degree and conclude that transitional programs were less “costly” than non-transitional (residential university) programs. As stated in one post, one “cheap” and but highly controversial solution was to grandfather working professionals with “earned entitlement.”  Indeed, it…

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