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The Business of Audiology: Private Practice Development (Live Webinar) (PD102892L)

Presenter(s): Monica A Allgauer, AuD, CCC-A
Course Description

Live broadcast (one-time viewing only): September 4, 2024, 1:00–2:00 p.m. Eastern time

Last chance to sign up: September 4, 2024, Noon, Eastern time

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Are you curious about opening or growing a private practice that goes beyond hearing aid sales and service? How do you develop a knowledge base on practice management topics rarely covered in our specialized graduate education? This webinar will explore a range of considerations for audiology private practice, including tips for business management and administration, working with insurance companies, considerations for staffing, and planning for growth.

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • Identify audiology offerings beyond hearing aid sales and service
  • Define basic business terminology
  • Incorporate new ideas pertaining to business management and growth of your audiology practice

Related Courses

This is one of three courses in the ASHA Audiology 2024: Topics in Audiology Services webinar series. See all the courses in this series.


  • Introduction (5 min.) 
  • Establishment of a private practice and basic business considerations (30 min.) 
  • Creation of competitive advantage (20 min.) 
  • Q&A (5 min.)

Presenter Information

Monica Allgauer, AuD, CCC-A (she/her/hers) launched Rocket Hearing & Balance to provide specialized care for individuals experiencing symptoms of dizziness and imbalance, a previously under-served group of people equally deserving of quality care. The portfolio of hearing services has since expanded to include comprehensive hearing evaluation, hearing aid services, cochlear implant care, and occupational hearing hygiene services. She earned her Doctorate in Audiology and Master of Science in Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences at Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders at Radford University in Radford, Virginia. Dr. Allgauer is a Preferred Provider, certified by the American Institute of Balance. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology and also a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. She holds state licensures in Maryland and Virginia. Dr. Allgauer is bilingual and offers services in English and American Sign Language.

Financial Disclosures:

  • Owner of Rocket Hearing & Balance
  • Financial compensation from ASHA for this presentation

Nonfinancial Disclosures:

  • None

Assessment Type

Self-assessment—Think about what you learned and report on the Completion Form how you will use your new knowledge.

To earn continuing education credit, you must complete and submit the learning assessment by September 6, 2024.

Program History and CE Information

Live webinar: September 4, 2024
1:00–2:00 p.m. Eastern time

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Related area).

Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 1
ASHA CEU*: 0.1
Item #(s): PD102892L
Available Through: September 14, 2024