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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.

Skills employers are looking for

  • Audiology

  • Communication Skills

  • Paediatrics

  • Audiometry

  • Rehabilitation

  • Medical Assistance

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