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AFA's AuD

Jeffrey Sirianni audioman at HCTC.NET
Thu Nov 28 23:46:42 EST 1996


Mike Iliff writes:

>I can understand your point Jeff, but I can't see as to why that is an
>argument against the AFA's AuD. As I stated in an earlier post, there
>will always be professionals in any area (MD's included) who will not
>be current in technology. However, I am not going to let these people
>hold me back. The AFA as I understand has developed or will develop a
>way of weeding these people out if they are not appropriate candidates
>for the AuD. Or at the very least they will require some sort of
>continuing education to get these individuals current. Hey, there is
>going to be lazy audiologists out there, but that does not mean that we
>have to suffer for their inadequecies. There are not only people like
>this in audiology, but in ALL professions.

You are right.  I agree with you 100%.  If a system is put into play that
allows only qualified audiologists to earn such a degree, then I have no
problem with that.  But if it is too lenient, then the degree is worthless
and is misleading to the population seeking audiological help.

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