Casa Colina is a non-profit, freestanding, community-governed organization based in Pomona. With incredible support from our community, we have been privileged to bring the benefits of rehabilitation to tens of thousands of people since our first patient in 1938.
In the decades that followed, we continued to expand our care to include a state-of-the-art hospital that offers acute rehabilitation and medical-surgical care, as well as a broad range of outpatient services that includes specialized physician clinics, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, neuropsychology, diagnostic imaging, children's services and even an outdoor recreation program for people with disabilities.
The 2018/2019 externship will begin in either May or June of 2018 and ending in May 2019.
Externship site expects the extern to have mastered these skills before they begin their clinical externship:
-Basic audiometry -Otoscopy -A basic understanding of hearing styles and manufacturers
Externship site expects the extern to learn/demonstrate these skills during their clinical externship:
-ABR/ASSR -VNG -Working with infants/toddlers -Baha
Primary Practice Setting:
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 2 FTE Au.D. 0 FTE Ph.D. 0 FTE Other Doctorate (ScD) 1 FTE professional support staff (technicians/audiometric assistants) 2 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
Continuing education opportunities?
Yes Release time
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:
The university is expected to make their requirements known to me. An affiliation agreement/contract is required.
October 15, 2017
Letters of Recommendation Resume Transcript Personal Review Phone interview
Steps for the student/university to follow in the application process:
Submit all application materials to me by email. Candidates will not be considered until all materials have arrived. I would prefer that all materials be sent as one attachment.
Contact Person: (preceptor, supervisor or extern coordinator)
About Casa Colina Hospital and Centers for Healthcare
Casa Colina is a non-profit, freestanding, community-governed organization. With incredible support from our community, we have been privileged to bring the benefits of rehabilitation to tens of thousands of people since our first patient in 1938.