Busy ENT/audiology office of 6 ENT physicians, 3 full-time audiologists, and 1 part-time audiologist. Audiologic testing of infant through geriatric populations. Hearing aid dispensing of programmable/digital hearing aids. Cochlear implant and Baha testing and programming. Vestibular assessments using VNG, rotary chair, and posturography. Electrophysiologic testing including BAER, ECoG, VEMP, and ENoG.
Externship site expects the extern to have mastered these skills before they begin their clinical externship:
Audiometry, including masking; basic hearing aid skills
Externship site expects the extern to learn/demonstrate these skills during their clinical externship:
Primary Practice Setting:
ENT group practice
Number of Audiology Students each year:
0 1st year AuD Clinical Rotations 0 2nd year 0 3rd year 2 4th year Externships
Does the externship site provide orientation to relevant clinical policies and procedures?
Does the externship site provide instructions about patient's rights and providing patient education?
Does the externship site provide orientation to quality assessment, quality assurance and quality improvement?
Number of Audiologists at the site:
2 FTE Masters Degree 2 FTE Au.D. 0 FTE Ph.D. 0 FTE Other Doctorate (ScD) 0 FTE professional support staff (technicians/audiometric assistants) 1 FTE Clerical Support Staff
Clinical opportunities that will be given to the extern:
Pediatric evaluations: infant/toddler
Pediatric evaluations: school-age
Adult hearing evaluations
Auditory processing evaluations
Evoked potential assessments
Intra-operative monitoring cases
Hearing aids dispensed
Hearing aid selection/fitting
Audiologic rehabilitation (group or individualized)
Cochlear implant evaluations
Cochlear implant rehabilitation
Yes opportunity to participate in data collection/special projects/clinical protocol development as they arise
Continuing education opportunities?
Yes Manufacturer visits, local CEUs available
Travel to satellite centers required?
Yes 12 miles
Consortium or collaborative arrangements with other sites?
How frequently will the externship site communicate with the university during the externship?
Communication or other support do expected or required from the university during the externship:
Communication via email or phone as needed.
Letters of Recommendation Resume Phone interview Letter of request/intent Other Interview- preferably in person, however phone will suffice if necessary.
Steps for the student/university to follow in the application process:
Please forward resume with letter of intent and at least 2 sealed/signed letters of recommendation (if mailed) or recommendations may be emailed direct from reference. Resume can be faxed or emailed.
Contact Person: (preceptor, supervisor or extern coordinator)
About ProMedica Audiology (formerly Toledo Audiology)
Busy practice currently staffed with 3 full-time audiologists and 1 part-time audiologist. Affiliated with an ENT office staffed with 6 ENT physicians. Audiological services provided include full diagnostic audiologic assessements, vestibular assessments, electrophysiologic testing, hearing aids and implants.