Independent Audiologists Australia Code of Ethics and Rules of Professional Conduct
IAA members may delegate certain
procedures to staff members they consider competent to carry out those duties
or are under the immediate and personal supervision of the member or another
audiologist employed by the member.
Under those circumstances the IAA member maintains full responsibility
for the patient’s welfare.
IAA members may provide clinical
education to students enrolled in postgraduate audiology programmes,
audiometrists undertaking in-service training, or qualified audiologists
undertaking supervised mentoring.
Patients are always informed of any
Patients may refuse to be attended
to by any person under supervision, without prejudice.