National Board for Certification in Hearing Instrument Sciences and the International Hearing Society Announce Affiliation Agreement


NBC-HIS and IHS are pleased to announce the signing of an affiliation agreement that brings together each organization’s complementary expertise under one roof. While each maintains itself as a separate entity with individual governance and budgetary structures, affiliation and co-location allows for greater collaboration and exploring synergies that help support hearing aid specialists in their professional journey, and ultimately positively affect those with hearing challenges. NBC-HIS is committed to giving you, the board certified hearing aid specialist, the tools you need to best position yourself in the marketplace.

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  • Full Press Release Press release
  • Frequently Asked Questions FAQs
  • Organizational Chart [link to pdf of chart]

The NBC-HIS is an independent, non-profit, credentialing organization, established to promote continuing competency assurance of hearing healthcare professionals and to provide a standard of excellence in hearing healthcare for the consumer.

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