Nationally Credentialed Audiologists
North Shore Ear, Nose and Throat's
full-time audiologists have obtained doctoral degrees in audiology from nationally-accredited graduate programs. Extensive academic and clinical training has provided them with expertise on the human auditory and vestibular systems. Licensed audiologists should be trusted to provide accurate information regarding the prevention, identification, assessment and non-medical treatment for hearing and balance disorders in patients of all ages.
Many audiologists dispense and fit hearing aids as part of a comprehensive rehabilitative hearing program. Years of education and training set audiologists apart from hearing aid sales people. Upon conclusion of their college course work, audiologists are required to complete a full-time clinical internship and pass a demanding national competency examination. Audiologists must also adhere to a strict Code of Ethics in order to maintain state licensure and membership in national organizations, such as the American Academy of Audiology.
By virtue of their education, clinical training and licensure, audiologists are the most qualified professionals to perform hearing tests, refer patients for medical treatment and to entrust to provide the most knowledgeable service in hearing rehabilitation.