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Significant changes have been required to adapt audiology practices to the new standards in order to ensure the safety of both staff and patients without compromising the quality of services. Here are the guidelines designed by the experts in the field on how to approach this process while making sure all the necessary standards are met.
Audiology and otology guidance during Covid-19
Published by BAA, BSA, BSHAA, on June 1, 2020 (to be reviewed on June 30)
Released by BAA, BSA, BSHAA, Updated on June 1, 2020
Audiology Service Delivery Considerations in Health Care During COVID-19
Published by ASHA, on May 1, 2020.
Published by NHS, April 21, 2020 (version 5.0)
Guidance on Newborn Screening During COVID-19
Published by AAP (American Academy of Pediatrics) on April 15, 2020.
AAP states, “Clinical best practices advise that infants be screened by 1 month of age, are diagnosed for hearing loss by 3 months of age and enter into early intervention services by 6 months of age. Continued adherence to these standards amid COVID-19 is essential to ensure healthy and appropriate development.”
Infection Control Resources for Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists
Published by ASHA