TRAINED HEARING HEALTH PROFESSIONALS
Audiologists work independently or as part of interprofessional teams in hospitals, clinics, schools, early intervention programs, research centres, private practices, rehabilitation centres, government agencies, manufacturing companies, industrial settings, colleges and universities. In Newfoundland and Labrador, Audiologists must be licensed in order to practice.
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AREAS OF HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT
Audiologists Can Help With
- Hearing disorders in infants, children and adults
- Amplification such as hearing aids and other assistive listening devices
- Management of peripheral or central hearing loss
- Auditory processing disorders: issues with how the brain processes sound
- Tinnitus: noise or ringing in the ears
- Hyperacusis and Misophonia: sensitivities to particular sounds
- Balance disorders including dizziness or vertigo by Ménières disease, ear infections and trauma to the skull
- Providing aural rehabilitation to improve listening and communication skills