Survey-A critical exploration of the lived experience of audiology professionals in the United Kingdom

Lizanne Steenkamp is a postgraduate student in the School of Health Sciences at Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh.

She is undertaking a project entitled: A critical exploration of the lived experience of audiology professionals in the United Kingdom as part of her PhD research. The purpose of this mixed methods study is to explore the lived experience of audiology professionals in the United Kingdom.

This survey is aimed at audiology professionals working in the United Kingdom providing an opportunity to capture the wider audiology population’s experience of becoming an audiology professional, as well as practising in the profession. It should take no more than 15 minutes to complete.

An audiology professional is defined as someone who completed a United Kingdom or International course/training pathway in audiology to work in the audiology profession. This can include but is not limited to audiologists, hear(ing) care assistants, hearing aid dispensers, hearing therapists and clinical scientists. Audiology professionals working in Higher Education are also included.

All responses are anonymous and the results of this study may be published in a journal or presented at a conference.

If you would like to contact an independent person, who knows about this project but is not involved in it, you are welcome to contact Professor Janet Beck on JBeck@qmu.ac.uk.

If you have read and understood this information sheet and would like to be a participant in the study, please continue to the URL below. The study end date is 31st May 2020. https://qmu.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/lived-experience-of-audiology-professionals