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ETHICAL PRACTICES | 2017 Case Summaries and New Guidelines for Submitting Complaints and Inquiries

14-02 (CLOSED): A consumer complaint by parents was filed against a member, questioning accuracy and thoroughness of pediatric test results, hearing aid selection and verification, intervention, and follow-up recommendations. The EPC communicated with the respondent for additional information regarding potential noncompliance with the Academy’s COE, and the EPC provided a final decision with educational recommendations.

Topic(s): ethics, ethical practices, EPC, Code of Ethics (COE)

Publication Issue: Audiology Today July/August 2018