Diagnose hearing impairement


Measure hearing loss and balance disorders and determine their cause.

Alternative labels

determine causes of hearing impairement
determine cause of hearing impairement
measure hearing loss
measure balance disorders
diagnose hearing impairements

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Diagnose hearing impairement is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Audiologist: Audiologists assess, diagnose and treat patients ( children or adults) with audiological and vestibular disorders caused by infectious, genetic, traumatic or degenerative conditions, such as hearing loss, tinnitus, dizziness, imbalance, hyperacusis and auditory processing difficulties. They can prescribe a hearing aid and have a role in assessing and managing patients who may benefit from cochlear implants. 

Optional skill

Diagnose hearing impairement is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022