Audiology definition

Audiology means the care and services provided by a licensed audiologist as set forth in the member state’s statutes and rules.
Audiology means the application of principles, methods, and procedures related to hearing and the disorders of hearing and to related language and speech disorders, whether of organic or nonorganic origin, peripheral or central, that impede the normal process of human communication including, but not limited to, disorders of auditory sensitivity, acuity, function, processing, or vestibular function, the application of aural habilitation, rehabilitation, and appropriate devices including fitting and dispensing of hearing instruments, and cerumen management to treat such disorders.
Audiology means the application of principles, methods, and procedures of measurement, testing, appraisal, prediction, consultation, counseling, and instruction related to hearing and hearing impairment for the purpose of modifying communicative disorders involving speech, language, auditory function, including auditory training, speech reading and hearing aid evaluation, or other behavior related to hearing impairment.

Examples of Audiology in a sentence

  • Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine.

  • Continuing Professional Education in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Ark.

  • Audiology and optical specialists are accessed as required to identify and address identified concerns and/or provide ongoing management.

  • Persons desiring licensure or provisional licensure may obtain the necessary application form from the Arkansas State Board of Examiners in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.

  • Any applicant for provisional licensure who has submitted the completed application form, the application fee, and the plan for completion of the clinical fellowship experience signed by a supervisor who holds a valid Arkansas license in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology may legally practice until action is taken on the application at the next scheduled Board meeting.


More Definitions of Audiology

Audiology means the care and services provided by a
Audiology means the application of principles, methods, and
Audiology means services provided by a qualified audiologist licensed by the Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology and includes: (Regulations Governing the Practice of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology, 18VAC30-20; 34 CFR 300.34(c)(1))
Audiology or “audiology service” means screening, identifying, assessing, diagnosing, habilitating, and rehabilitating individuals with peripheral and central auditory and vestibular disorders; preventing hearing loss; researching normal and disordered auditory and vestibular functions; administering and interpreting behavioral and physiological measures of the peripheral and central auditory and vestibular systems; selecting, fitting, programming, and dispensing all types of amplification and assistive listening devices including hearing aids, and providing training in their use; providing aural habilitation, rehabilitation, and counseling to hearing impaired individuals and their families; designing, implementing, and coordinating industrial and community hearing conservation programs; training and supervising individuals not licensed in accordance with this chapter who perform air conduction threshold testing in the industrial setting; designing and coordinating infant hearing screening and supervising individuals not licensed in accordance with this chapter who perform infant hearing screenings; performing speech or language screening, limited to a pass‑fail determination; screening of other skills for the purpose of audiological evaluation; and identifying individuals with other communication disorders.
Audiology means services provided by a qualified audiologist licensed by the Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology and includes:
Audiology means the nonmedical and nonsurgical application of
Audiology means services provided by a qualified audiologist and includes—