Did You Know That Audiologists...
Did you know that AUDIOLOGISTS…
• Must have completed 6-8 years of university level course work and practicum, leading to a Master’s degree or Doctor of Audiology degree in order be registered with SASLPA and to practice in Saskatchewan;
• Receive extensive training in counseling and (re)habilitation;
• Assess, identify, diagnose, and manage individuals of any age (newborns to adults);
• Assess, identify, diagnose, and manage hearing disorders involving both peripheral and central pathways of hearing;
• Assess, identify, diagnose, and manage hyperacusis (an exaggerated response to certain sounds), and tinnitus (the perception of sound, such as ringing, buzzing, or hissing, in the ears);
• Assess, identify, diagnose, and manage Auditory Processing Disorders;
• Assess, identify, diagnose, and manage balance disorders
• Provide services to individuals with implantable hearing devices such as cochlear implants and bone anchored hearing devices;
• Along with physicians and nurse practitioners, fill out and sign applications to receive the disability tax credit for hearing loss; and
• Are the only hearing professionals that some third parties will reimburse hearing services for?
Please see https://www.sac-oac.ca/sites/default/files/resources/scope_of_practice_audiology_en.pdf for more information about audiologists.
SASLPA Policy and Procedure Manual
The SASLPA has revised many of its policies and procedures. Please read the full document, which can be found in the Resources/Documents/Reference Documents section of the SASLPA website.
SASLPA Mission, Vision, Values
The SASLPA Mission, Vision, and Values poster was developed to increase and improve communication with the public and can be posted in any public area.The poster is available here.
March 22, 2018
- Minot, North Dakota
March 26, 2018
April 18, 2018
- Emerald Park, SK
- Northern Health Region