Purpose: ADA is committed to the advancement of audiology practice excellence, high ethical standards, professional autonomy and sound business practices in the provision of quality, evidence-based, audiologic care to encourage practice facilities to deliver care in a consistent and standardized process.
Methods: Evidence-based best clinical and business practices are essential to the delivery of exceptional audiology patient care. ADA Audiology Practice Accreditation Standards were assembled by consensus, using research as the basis for decision-making.
ADA Audiology Practice Accreditation Standards when incorporated into the clinic will demonstrate a commitment to ethical, legal, clinical, operational, and relational excellence.
Acknowledgements: ADA would like to thank the following authors for their contributions to the development of the ADA Audiology Practice Accreditation Standards:
- Angela Morris, Au.D., Accreditation Task Force Chair
- Debra Abel, Au.D.
- Stephanie Czuhajewski, CAE
- Tricia Dabrowski, Au.D.
- Jiovanne Hughart, Au.D.
- Julie Link, Au.D.
- Ram Nileshwar, Au.D.
- Stephanie Sjoblad, Au.D.
- Susan Terry, Au.D.