Editorial Bob: Hey Robert, you know we really need the AuD. Robert: Why’s that, Bob? Bob: Because master’s level audiologists are so poorly trained. The AuD would produce more competent graduates who, in turn, would strengthen the profession. Robert: Well, yes and no. Overall, audiologists do a great job. If, ... Editorial
Editorial  |   March 01, 1993
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Editorial
Editorial   |   March 01, 1993
Editorial
American Journal of Audiology, March 1993, Vol. 2, 2. doi:10.1044/1059-0889.0201.02
 
American Journal of Audiology, March 1993, Vol. 2, 2. doi:10.1044/1059-0889.0201.02
Bob: Hey Robert, you know we really need the AuD.
Robert: Why’s that, Bob?
Bob: Because master’s level audiologists are so poorly trained. The AuD would produce more competent graduates who, in turn, would strengthen the profession.
Robert: Well, yes and no. Overall, audiologists do a great job. If, in fact, current graduates are inadequate, I wouldn’t drone on about it in public. It discredits the profession with our consumers, other professionals, and governmental agencies. I’ve talked to many audiologists who have made similar statements. Not one has ever admitted to being an incompetently trained audiologist. Where are all of these people?
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