Otolaryngology practice with a full-range of audiological services, including adult and pediatric audiological evaluations, auditory evoked potentials, videonystagmography, and hearing aid services. While working with physicians that are very respectful and collaborative, the resident will obtain a solid and well-rounded practical and conceptual knowledge of Audiology.
Externship site expects the extern to have mastered these skills before they begin their clinical externship:
* take a complete case history* good report writing skills* competently perform all diagnostic evaluations* critically think about each case presented* strong knowledge in hearing aids* good counseling skills for both adults and pediatric patients* understand vestibular evaluation
Externship site expects the extern to learn/demonstrate these skills during their clinical externship:
*proficiency with online electronic medical record keeping* proficient report writing* independently perform all diagnostic evaluations* critically think about each case presented* proficient in counseling, selection, and fitting of hearing aids* independently peform a full vestibular evaluation
Primary Practice Setting:
ENT group practice
Number of Audiology Students each year:
0 1st year AuD Clinical Rotations 0 2nd year 0 3rd year 1 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:
0 FTE Masters Degree 3 FTE Au.D. 0 FTE Ph.D. 0 FTE Other Doctorate (ScD) 0 FTE professional support staff (technicians/audiometric assistants) 0 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
Other – Please Describe Hourly wage.
Continuing education opportunities?
Yes in house manufacturer training
Travel to satellite centers required?
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:
student evaluations and residency agreement
Resume Letter of request/intent Other Interview
Steps for the student/university to follow in the application process:
contact our office to set up interview and email resume/cover letter
Contact Person: (preceptor, supervisor or extern coordinator)