For Healthcare practitioners
Audiologists hold postgraduate university qualifications - in audiology
Audiologists hold university qualifications in audiology. Audiologists are allied healthcare practitioners who can help to prevent, diagnose, and treat hearing and balance disorders for people of all ages.
Audiologists provide professional and personalized services to improve involvement in important activities in their lives and better their quality of life. Audiologists' services can help with managing issues effecting hearing and balance, including:
Hearing Loss - Evaluate and treat hearing, balance, and tinnitus disorders.
Hearing Devices - prescribe and dispense a range of assistive technologies - including hearing aids, implantable devices, assistive technologies and apps
Dizziness and Balance – Evaluate and treat balance problems.
Hearing Assessment – Assess auditory function to arrive at an audiological diagnosis of type, degree and configuration of hearing loss.
Noise and Hearing Loss Prevention – Explain how to protect hearing from the effects of noise.
Tinnitus – Advise people about how to treat and cope with ringing in the ears.
Communication – Provide intervention to establish adaptive communication strategies where hearing loss interferes with communication.
Counselling - Counselling to work through the adaption to living life with a hearing loss for both the individual and their families or communication partners.
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