Letter to the Editor Our profession will never be autonomous if the use of bachelor’s-level “techs” (hygienists) is allowed. We will be accomplishing nothing. Further, the general public has enough trouble now in differentiating the qualifications, credentialing, educational background, and level of expertise of those in hearing health care. Let us get on with ... Letter to the Editor
Letter to the Editor  |   March 01, 1994
Letter to the Editor
 
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  • Mary L. Luebbe-Gearhart
    Luebbe Hearing Services Columbus, OH
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Letter to the Editor   |   March 01, 1994
Letter to the Editor
American Journal of Audiology, March 1994, Vol. 3, 86. doi:10.1044/1059-0889.0301.86b
 
American Journal of Audiology, March 1994, Vol. 3, 86. doi:10.1044/1059-0889.0301.86b
Our profession will never be autonomous if the use of bachelor’s-level “techs” (hygienists) is allowed. We will be accomplishing nothing.
Further, the general public has enough trouble now in differentiating the qualifications, credentialing, educational background, and level of expertise of those in hearing health care.
Let us get on with it and make it easier on our patients/consumers and on ourselves by “evolving” with the AuD.
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