In the current era in which we live, we reap the benefits of easily utilizing social media. One can “virtually” interact effortlessly on various platforms, spanning generations, cultures, geographic areas, and economic bounds.
No matter where our practice settings are situated, audiologists must appreciate the role and responsibility we have in promoting children's academic and social well-being in their varied learning environments.
We can positively contribute to the patient’s well being and quality of life. Our ultimate goal for hearing rehabilitation could be summarized by a patient’s description of his or her hearing aids; “they make life a whole lot nicer.”
Some questions have come up regarding the billing of sinusoidal vertical axis rotational chair testing, 92546. In the November/December 2017 Audiology Today article, “Billing and Coding the Vestibular Evaluation,” it was recommended billing one unit per plane of testing.
Each year, the American Academy of Audiology Foundation hosts multiple exciting events at the annual conference. The annual Auction 4 Audiology launches on April 9, 2018 and runs throughout the AAA Conference. It is one of the most anticipated activities during the conference.
February is the time of year when thoughts turn to love. Recently whilst perusing the candy and card aisles, the thought occurred to me that love comes in many forms. I love my job. I love helping patients. And I love helping students who will help patients in the future!
This article is the first of a two-part series on evidence-based audiology and the education of audiologists. A second article will offer additional strategies for more effectively instilling in students the principles of evidence-based audiology, and their application in clinical practice.
The American Academy of Audiology (the Academy) had an extremely active 2017 on Capitol Hill and with federal regulatory agencies, seeing multiple victories and building relationships that will allow for continued success as we enter 2018.