Enrolled in accredited AuD program. Completed all University requirements prior to being placed in an externship/4th year site.
Externship site expects the extern to have mastered these skills before they begin their clinical externship:
Basic audiological assessment, understanding and some comfort with testing infants/children, basics of objective measures, hearing aid management. Interpersonal skills, confidence in working with patients.
Externship site expects the extern to learn/demonstrate these skills during their clinical externship:
Achieve competence across the practice areas excluding vestibular. Includes cochlear implants, hearing aid dispensing, infant diagnostics (objective measures).
Primary Practice Setting:
Multi-specialty medical center
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:
1 FTE Masters Degree 10 FTE Au.D. 0 FTE Ph.D. 0 FTE Other Doctorate (ScD) 1 FTE professional support staff (technicians/audiometric assistants) 5 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 other research on campus--can get involved but will be largely outside regular clinic hours
Continuing education opportunities?
Yes Release time to attend local, state, national meetings, pending approval of student's University AuD program.
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:
I expect the university to contact me with their requirements for their student's 4th year education. An affiliation agreement between UCLA and the student's university is required.
Oct 13, 2017
Letters of Recommendation Resume Transcript Phone interview Letter of request/intent Other On-site visit for candidates who are selected following the phone interview. Does not need to be an official transcript
Steps for the student/university to follow in the application process:
University should contact me directly. Student should contact me via e-mail.
Contact Person: (preceptor, supervisor or extern coordinator)