331 1 Profession of Audiology

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331 1 Profession of Audiology
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  1. prevalence of hearing disorders
    • 1/3 people 75+
    • all ages 90.7/1000
    • mostly older people
  2. the number of hearing impaired is
    increasing
  3. hearing loss is a
    social disease
  4. psychosocial implication of hearing loss in the elderly 6
    • poorer general health
    • reduced mobility
    • fewer outside excursions
    • fewer interpersonal contacts
    • more depression / anxiety
    • increased tension
  5. you can't hear -->
    you can't communicate --> you get left out
  6. what does an audiologist do?
    • evaluate
    • rehabilitate
    • research
    • Newby, 1979
  7. audiologist's function
    • Hearing loss : prevention, identification, evaluation
    • Selection and Evaluation of Amplification
    • Habilitation / Rehabilitation
  8. professional opportunities
    • community hospitals / health care facilities
    • college / university settings
    • public schools
    • private practice
  9. how many hearing impaired
    33 million
  10. other professional opportunities
    • military
    • veteran's administration medical centers
    • state / federal agencies
    • industrial corporations
  11. SLPs work mostly out of
    schools
  12. Audiologists work mostly out of
    private practice
  13. with a higher degree..
    • salary increases
    • M- 60,000
    • Au.D. 68,000
    • Ph.D. 90,000
  14. Audiologist highest paid work place
    • other nonresidential health care facility 69,250
    • college / university 69,000
  15. highest to lowest salary by region
    • northeast
    • west
    • south
    • midwest
  16. with experience...
    salary increases : 52,000 - 80,000
  17. educational qualifications for Aud.
    • Au.D Degree (professional doctorate)
    • 3 years school 1 year work under someone
  18. educational qualifications for SLP
    • Master's degree
    • 2 years school 1 year work under someone
  19. how many Aud programs in the US
    73
  20. First Aud schools
    • 1994 Central Michigan University
    • 1994 Baylor College of Medicine (gets the credit, but folded and came back)
  21. First Aud graduates in
    1998 CMU
  22. the US has more Aud programs than
    students that want to be audiologists
  23. Professional organizations for Aud
    • ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
    • AAA (American Academy of Audiology)
    • AAS (American Auditory Society)
    • SAA (Student Academy of Audiology)
  24. ASHA
    • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
    • political
    • 80% SL 20% Aud
    • 80,000 members
  25. AAA
    • American Academy of Audiology
    • 1/3 Aud
    • 1/3 Autologist
    • 1/3
  26. AAS
    American Auditory Society
  27. SAA
    • Student Academy of Audiology
    • PASO - Aud club for students

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