Reston, VA (PRWEB) September 02, 2014
The American Board of Audiology (ABA) today announced that Lieutenant Kyle Shepard, AuD, of Camp Lejeune, NC, is now Board Certified in Audiology®. This certification demonstrates Dr. Shepard’s commitment to professional excellence in audiology.
The ABA identifies and formally recognizes audiologists whose knowledge base is consistent with the highest professionally established credentials and distinguishes them as Board Certified in Audiology. By entering into this voluntary certification program, Dr. Shepard demonstrates his commitment to achieving and maintaining high professional standards and to remaining current in the latest audiology developments and issues. The Board Certified in Audiology credential assists the consumer in recognizing those individuals who have completed standardized education and training and who continue their professional development.
The Board Certification in Audiology program is administered by the ABA for the express purpose of certifying audiologists. Mindy K. Brudereck, AuD, Chair of the Board of Governors for the ABA, notes, “Achieving ABA Board Certified in Audiology certification is a visible way for audiologists to show colleagues and patients that they are highly committed to professional excellence," said Dr. Brudereck. “Taking this voluntary step is commendable and shows expertise in the field.”
The ABA has been granting certification to audiologists since 1999. Board Certification in Audiology is a voluntary certification program administered by audiologists for audiologists through the ABA. Benefits accrue to both the audiologist and the consumer through recognition of the commitment to continued education in the field of audiology.
For more information regarding Board Certification in Audiology and the American Board of Audiology, visit http://www.boardofaudiology.org or call the ABA at 1-800-881-5410.
About the American Board of Audiology® (ABA)
An autonomous national credentialing organization, the ABA is dedicated to enhancing audiological services to the public by promulgating universally recognized standards in professional practice. The ABA encourages audiologists to exceed these prescribed standards, thereby promoting a high level of professional development and ethical practice.