NOC 3141 – Audiologists and speech-language pathologists

Index

Intro

Audiologists diagnose, evaluate and treat individuals with peripheral and central hearing loss, tinnitus and balance problems. Speech-language pathologists diagnose, assess and treat human communication disorders including speech, fluency, language, voice and swallowing disorders. Audiologists and speech-language pathologists are employed in hospitals, community and public health centres, extended care facilities, day clinics, rehabilitation centres and educational institutions, or may work in private practice. Audiologists and speech-language pathologists who are supervisors are included in this unit group.

Progression into management positions, such as chief audiologist or director of speech-language pathology, is possible with experience.

Main Duties

Audiologists perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Develop and administer audiometric tests and examinations using specialized instruments and electronic equipment to diagnose and evaluate the degree and type of patients’ hearing impairment
  • Plan and implement habilitation/rehabilitation programs for patients, including selection, fitting and adjustment of amplification devices, such as hearing aids, and teaching speech (lip) reading
  • Provide information to patients and families regarding the nature, extent, impact and implications of hearing loss and treatment
  • Establish personalized care plans working as a member of an interdisciplinary team
  • Conduct research related to hearing and hearing disorders
  • May instruct and supervise audiometric technicians, students and other health care personnel.

Speech-language pathologists perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Administer tests and examinations and observe patients to diagnose and evaluate speech, voice, resonance, language, cognitive-linguistic and swallowing disorders
  • Develop, plan and implement remedial programs to correct speech, voice, language, resonance, cognitive-linguistic and swallowing disorders
  • Establish group and personalized care plans working as a member of an interdisciplinary team
  • Provide advice and educational services to patients and families regarding communication and swallowing disorders
  • Conduct research on speech and other communication disorders and on the development and design of diagnostic procedures and devices
  • May instruct and supervise communicative disorders assistants, students and other health care personnel.

Employment Requirements

  • Audiologists require a master’s degree in audiology.
  • Speech-language pathologists require a master’s degree in speech-language pathology.
  • Registration with a regulatory body is required for audiologists and speech-language pathologists in New Brunswick, Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia.
  • Membership in the national association, Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists, is usually required.
  • In some jurisdictions, audiologists may be required to obtain a separate licence to dispense hearing aids.

All Titles

  • amplification audiologist
  • audiologist
  • audiologist, research
  • audiology clinician
  • audiology specialist
  • certified audiologist
  • certified hearing aid audiologist
  • clinical audiologist
  • community audiologist
  • community speech-language pathologist
  • diagnostic audiologist
  • dispensing audiologist
  • educational audiologist
  • educational speech-language pathologist
  • human communication disorders specialist
  • industrial audiologist
  • logopedist
  • pathologist, speech
  • pathologist, speech-language
  • pediatric audiologist
  • research audiologist
  • specialist, audiology
  • speech and hearing therapist
  • speech pathologist
  • speech therapist
  • speech-language clinician
  • speech-language pathologist
  • speech-language pathologist clinician
  • speech-language pathologist researcher
  • therapist, speech
  • therapist, speech and hearing

Exclusions

  • Audiology and speech-language technical and assisting occupations (See 3237 Other technical occupations in therapy and assessment)
  • Braille, lip-reading and sign language instructors (See 4215 Instructors of persons with disabilities)
  • Managers in health care (0311)
  • Phoniatricians (See 3111 Specialist physicians)

这篇文章对你有帮助吗?
点击环球通小星星打个分~
 

Popular

Processing Time

Program Categories Online
Canadian visa application processing time
Temporary Resident Visa
50 Days
Visitor Record
84 Days
Super Visa 79 Days
Study Permit Made Outside Canada
12 Weeks
Study Permit Made Intside Canada
14 Weeks
Study Permit Extension 53 Days
Post Graduation Work Permit Made Outside Canada 17 Weeks
Post Graduation Work Permit Made Inside Canada 97 Days
Briding Open Work Permit
97 Days
Canadian immigration application processing time
Express Entry
5 Months
Provincial Nominee Program
11 Months
Self-employed Immigration
50 Months
Federal Skilled Worker Program
5 Months
Start-up Visa
38 Months
Spouse/CommonLaw Sponsorship
10 Months
(Grand) Parents Sponsorship
24 Months
Canadian Citizenship/PR Card processing time
Citizenship
8 Months
PR Card
77 Days
PR Card Renewal
71 Days

Recent Posts

Categories

About Us

We are a licensed immigration company that can legally represent clients in applying for study, work, visitor visa and immigration in Canada. We are composed of a number of licensed immigration consultants approved by the Canadian immigration regulatory authorities. Our business categories include Canadian skilled immigration, express entry immigration, sponsorship immigration, and self-employed immigration. Our characteristics: sincere and attentive, professional and efficient, low prices, high success rate, transparent information.

error: