Code of Ethics

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Code of Ethics


The code of ethics of the KAA delineated the principles for all KAA members to adhere to and uphold. All individuals associated with the KAA should endeavor to maintain the highest standards of personal and professional values and honestly conduct in accordance with the principles and rules listed as follows.



Members shall fulfill ethical, legal, and professional responsibility.

Rule 1.1 Members shall provide the best possible services to everyone regardless of race, nationality, sex, age, religion, disability, socioeconomic status, and etc.
Rule 1.2 Members shall provide the best solutions and high quality of practices by avoiding professional misconduct ion and incompetency and refraining from unjustifiable and immoral acts, solicitation, or collusions for improper profits or relationships.
Rule 1.3 Members shall seek to enhance and preserve the benefits of individual and community by maximizing the use of multiple resources.
Rule 1.4 Members shall increase public recognition of audiology and its relevant fields.


Members shall maintain honesty, respect, and confidentiality.

Rule 2.1 Members shall provide all the information necessary and essential instructions with the best professional knowledge and integrity.
Rule 2.2 Members shall respect individual autonomy and the rights to make a decision at all levels.
Rule 2.3 Members shall protect individual rights to privacy without revealing any personal information and maintaining confidentiality in compliance with related regulations.


Members shall achieve professional competency and relationship.

Rule 3.1 Members shall represent their professional qualifications with the most advanced knowledge, skill, and practice through continuing education.
Rule 3.2 Members shall be encouraged to maintain an individual’s certification status and comply with relevant regulations or codes in their own field of expertise.
Rule 3.3 Members shall declare professional independence and facilitate collaboration among relevant professionals.


Members shall conduct themselves in a spirit of fairness and justice.

Rule 4.1 Members shall maintain veracity in interpersonal communication with all individuals served.
Rule 4.2 Members shall not misrepresent, exaggerate, or counterfeit their academic backgrounds and work experiences etc.
Rule 4.3 Members shall not deliver false or misleading information of the services and products provided.
Rule 4.4 Members shall not engage in any illegal activity.