The Council on the Education of the Deaf (CED) is sponsored by seven major national organizations dedicated to quality education for all deaf and heard of hearing students:
The American Academy of Audiology's Guidelines and Standards are key documents essential to the Academy and the audiology profession. Information on the following topics can be found:
|Adult Diagnostics||Adult Rehabilitation & Hearing Aids|
|Aging Issues||Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD)|
|Education||Hearing Assistance Technologies||Hearing Conservation|
|Humanitarian Issues||Infant and Young Child Identification and Assessment|
|Ototoxicity Monitoring||Pediatric Diagnostics|
|Pediatric Rehabilitation & Hearing Aids|
Medical practice guidelines summarize the best practice in a particular area of healthcare. They define important questions related to clinical practice and outline decision options and their outcomes. The intent is to improve the connection between evidence and practice, raise the standard of care, and guide the decision-making process.
Historically, medical practice guidelines were based on tradition. Modern guidelines are written by medical associations or governmental organizations using the most current data and best evidence.