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Audiology Today (AT) is the American Academy of Audiology’s award-winning magazine of, by, and for audiologists. Each issue of this full-color, bimonthly magazine provides comprehensive reporting on topics relevant to audiology, including clinical activities and hearing research, current events, news items, professional issues, individual-institutional-organizational announcements, and other areas within the scope of practice of audiology.

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ONLINE FEATURE | The Results Are In: 2020 Member Survey on the Utilization of Tele-Audiology Among Audiologists

Our discussion of telehealth and the field of audiology has mainly focused on patient care, however just as our clinical practice has changed, the education we are providing to audiology students must change as well. With more evidence supporting the need for expanded telehealth services, audiology students will need to gain experience in this area.

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Audiology Today President's Message

PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE | Audiology’s Future: Delivering Value to Health Care

Audiology is amid a professional evolution. We will not be the same profession a few years from now that we are today.

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  • Hearing Conditions

Hearing Wellness for the Music Professional

Professional ears need an audiologist, just as everyone else needs a dentist. Audiologists are experts in hearing wellness and can help music professionals maintain and use their sense of hearing to its full extent. 

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  • Balance Conditions

Dizziness Symptom Profile: Development and Applications

The Dizziness Symptom Profile (DSP) is a 31-item self-report tool designed to be completed by patients, in paper form or online. Appropriate use of the DSP should help improve diagnosis and lead to improved management.

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  • Balance Conditions

Interprofessional Care in Patients Post-Concussion: Vision and Vestibular Considerations

Increasing interprofessional care and keeping a patient-centered approach will lead to better outcomes for patients. Adding bedside/office convergence screening tests to the vestibular evaluation in the post-concussion population may identify and justify referrals for more comprehensive optometric evaluations.

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  • Balance Conditions
  • Hearing Conditions

COVID-19 and Its Impact on Hearing, Balance, and Auditory Processing

This article serves as a quick guide for audiological understanding, management, and counseling of COVID-19 survivors.

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ON TREND | Let’s “Talk” About Streamlining with IMC2

Inter Module Communication—Protocol 2 (IMC2) is the new Hearing Instrument Manufacturers’ Software Association (HIMSA) standard for integration between hearing aid fitting and real-ear modules, allowing fitting and measurement modules to “talk” to each other directly. Instead of learning and working in two software programs, you can verify hearing instrument fitting directly from within the hearing aid fitting software—streamlining the fitting and verification process.

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CODING AND REIMBURSEMENT | Coding and Coverage for Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potential Testing

The American Academy of Audiology (Academy) Coding and Reimbursement Committee (CRC) has received feedback from members regarding the lack of Medicaid coverage and reimbursement for vestibular evoked myogenic potential (VEMP) testing.

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AUDIOLOGY ADVOCATE | Empowering Audiology Student Advocates: Making Connections, Fostering Leadership, and Ensuring the Future of the Profession 

To ensure the continued success and viability of any profession, it is critical that individuals entering the field are aware of legislative and regulatory issues that may be impeding day-to-day practice. It is equally as important that such future practitioners are well versed in potential “fixes” or solutions that may be employed and are being advanced by the professional association to remove barriers.

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  • Hearing Loss

ONLINE FEATURE | Amplified: Living Loudly While Growing Up with Hearing Loss

This web article is a summary of a recent podcast series presented by Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois.

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PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE | Are We Telling the Right Story?

Show of hands: How many of you believe that improving the hearing health and associated quality of life of U.S. adults is one of the most important issues facing our aging population? One more question: How many of you are worried that it might just be audiologists raising their hands in response to the first question?

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Audiology Student Perspectives on Experiencing Bigotry from Patients

Practitioners and audiology students of color were surveyed to learn about their experiences with patient bigotry. Respondents offered concrete suggestions to strengthen preceptors’ roles during these difficult moments.

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