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2018-19 ATSU University Catalog 
2018-19 ATSU University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AUD 513 - Professional Roles and Responsibilities

1 credit hour

This class is designed to introduce students to the professional roles and responsibilities of an audiologist, as well as other members of the healthcare delivery team. With current emphasis on team delivery of healthcare services, it is important that students understand the interrelationship of the various healthcare professions in total patient care. Particular emphasis will be placed on those health professions that are educated at the various schools of A.T. Still University, including the history and philosophy of osteopathic medicine. Audiology, as a profession, will be studied in some detail. Students will learn the history of audiology and its evolution to a doctoral level profession. Scope of practice, ethics, certification, licensure, and specialty areas will be studied. Contemporary professional practice issues will be discussed by guest speakers in several specialty areas.