Audiology by Accent is a fast paced ENT practice looking for a motivated 4th year Extern. Our team is comprised of three ENT Physicians, one Physicians Assistant and three Doctors of Audiology. Our office provides a wide range of clinical experiences both diagnostic and rehabilitative. We also work exclusively with one of the largest retirement communities in the area, providing their residents with on site hearing aid services.
Student must be able to perform both adult and pediatric diagnostic audiometry and adult vestibulater and electrophysiologic testing including VNGs and ABRs.
Student must be in good academic standing at an accredited Doctor of Audiology program.
Externship site expects the extern to have mastered these skills before they begin their clinical externship:
Adult and Pediatric Diagnostic Audiometry Adult VNG Testing Basic Hearing Aid Programming and Troubleshooting
Externship site expects the extern to learn/demonstrate these skills during their clinical externship:
Interpretation of Adult and Pediatric Audiometry Interpretation of VNGs, ABRs and ECOGs Hearing Aid Sales, Fitting and Troubleshooting
Primary Practice Setting:
ENT group practice Private 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
Continuing education opportunities?
Yes We routinely have hearing aid manufacturers present new technology in our office and at local seminars.
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:
We expect the ability to have an open dialogue with the students program as needed.
Letters of Recommendation Resume Phone interview
Steps for the student/university to follow in the application process:
Contact Person: (preceptor, supervisor or extern coordinator)
Audiology by Accent is a MD/AuD-directed, full-service provider of diagnostic, medical treatment & surgical procedures. We provide all surgical and non-surgical procedures designed to improve, restore, or reconstruct a person’s hearing health.