Audiology Today January/February 2019

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ACAE CORNER | Off to a Great Start

The doctor of audiology (AuD) degree was developed to support a profession with a scope of practice that had outgrown its existing educational standards.

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ABA SOUNDING BOARD | Credentialing, Licensing, Certificates, and Certifications

Audiologists have credentialing needs that are related to a variety of factors.

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SAA SPOTLIGHT | The Ultimate Guide for Students at AAA 2019

AAA 2019: What Is It?

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FOCUS ON FOUNDATION | Foundation Events at AAA 2019 in Columbus

AAA 2019, the annual conference of the American Academy of Audiology, creates a palpable excitement in the air and the AAA Foundation enjoys contributing to this energy by hosting multiple exciting events. 

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PUBLIC RELATIONS | Using Social Media to Promote Your Practice: Social Media Versus Traditional Media

Often, individuals and companies will hire a public relations firm to place media coverage on their organization or company with traditional media outlets.

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Eyes, Ears, & Teeth

Is the best path just to focus on what we do, try to establish LLP status, protect our scope of practice, and hope to expand our code set to include the full-scope of audiological practice?

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Implementing Family-Centered Care in Adult Audiologic Rehabilitation: The Hows and Whys in Clinical Practice

In adult audiologic rehabilitation, family-centered care (FCC) promotes the engagement of the person with hearing impairment and their family members.

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AUDIOLOGY ADVOCATE | 116th Congress Presents Opportunities, Challenges for Legislation

As the dust settled from the midterm elections in November, the Academy, along with all DC policy shops, lobbying firms, and advocacy organizations began preparing for a new reality that would dominate Capitol Hill for at least the next two years: a split Congress. 

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KNOW HOW | Strategies for Success in Our Future Landscape

“I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.”—Jimmy Dean

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Autism Spectrum Disorder and Hearing Loss: A New Frontier of Clinical Care

Learn more about the AAA 2019 Marion Downs Lecture in Pediatric Audiology. Dr. Carroll speaks with two experts from the AAA Conference panel, Jolanta McCall, MA, MSc, and Glenn Rall, PhD, and discusses their work related to autism spectrum disorder and children with hearing loss. 

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CODING AND REIMBURSEMENT | CMS Includes Audiologists in the QPP

Under the final Quality Payment Program (QPP) rule for 2019, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that audiologists will be considered “eligible clinicians” for QPP participation, effective January 1, 2019.

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Charles Wells & Erasmus Darwin: The Dueling ‘Vertiginous Philosophers’

In a somewhat obscure and dismissed essay titled “Essays upon Single Vision with Two Eyes: Together with Experiments and Observations on Several Other Subjects in Optics,” Charles Wells published what is now known to be the first account detailing the association between vertigo and eye movement—

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False 4-kHz Air-Bone Gaps: A Failure of Standards

One paper, by Edith Corliss and her colleagues at the U.S. National Bureau of Standards, ignored by standards committees for decades, demonstrates a simple, elegant relationship between normal bone-conduction thresholds and frequency.

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