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Hearing care in Finland

Several professional groups work in the field of audiology in Finland. Some of them can be found below:

  • medical audiologist
  • otorhinolaryngologist (ENT doctor)
  • phoniatrician
  • preparer of ear moulds
  • audiometric assistant
  • psychologist
  • speech and language therapist
  • rehabilitation councellor

  • Many acts and decrees are related to hearing care. Of them, the most important in Finland are:

  • Act on Specialized Medical Care
  • Medical Rehabilitation Decree
  • disability rating scale/Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, act No. 1649/2009

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