Audiologist

Audiologists provide diagnostic assessment and rehabilitative services related to human hearing defects.
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    Overview

    Audiologists provide diagnostic assessment and rehabilitative services related to human hearing defects.

    Day-to-day

    • administers and interprets a wide range of audiometric tests to determine hearing efficiency and locate sites of hearing problems
    • interprets audiometric test results alongside other medical, social and behavioural diagnostic data
    • evaluates total response pattern and acoustic tests to distinguish between organic and non-organic hearing loss
    • plans, directs and participates in counselling, speech reading and other rehabilitation programmes
    • prescribes appropriate hearing aids and instructing patients in use.

    To become an Audiologist

    • You need a masters degree in audiology to work as an Audiologist.

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    • Registration with Audiology Australia is required.

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