Within the Quebec medical system an audioprosthetist is defined as the professional responsible for correcting hearing deficiencies with the use of mechanical or electroacoustic devices.

Hearing correction or hearing aid fitting includes advising the patient on selection,  taking measurements, as well counseling upon delivery of   the hearing instrument. In addition, The audioprosthetist provides guidance and psychological support to the patient.

The audioprosthetist assumes a continuous role in order to ensure the efficiency of the hearing instrument.