Working alongside Doctors of Audiology in an engaging environment where ideas are exchanged and ideas encouraged. Learning objectives are set and monitored on a regular basis. The goal is to insure progress is being made and that learning opportunities are created in a timely fashion throughout the externship. Opportunities exist for development of professional skills in the following areas:
Adult hearing aids including speech mapping
Pediatric hearing aids including connectivity
Educational audiology in school systems
Community outreach and education
Pediatric and adult diagnostic testing including optoacoustic emissions, tympanometry and reflexes (VRA and BOA for pediatrics)
Real ear measurements heavily emphasize
Counseling processes will be emphasized
Central auditory processing tests including aural rehabilitation
Specialized hearing aids including lyric, bone anchored hearing aid (including soft bands)
Geriatric audiology off site in nursing homes, adult centers and assistive living facilities
Tinnitus evaluations and treatment including sound therapies, counseling and versions of TRT.
The goal of REM Audiology is education of the community regarding hearing health and wellness. We are certified by most commercial insurance companies, managed Medicaids, and managed sales carriers. REM networks with community physicians including otolaryngologists.
We serve the community
The ability and willingness to learn from doctoral level audiologists
Primary Practice Setting:
Number of Audiologists at the site:
1 FTE Masters Degree 6 FTE Au.D. 0 FTE Ph.D. 1 FTE Other Doctorate (ScD) 0 FTE professional support staff (technicians/audiometric assistants) 7 FTE Clerical Support Staff
Number of Audiology Students each year:
0 1st year AuD Clinical Rotations 0 2nd year 2 3rd year 2 4th year Externships
Will interview travel be compensated?
holidays and 2 weeks
Continuing education opportunities?
Expected hours/days a week:
Travel to satellite centers required?
Yes 5 miles in new jersey..... travel between marlton nj and voorhees nj
Local students preferred:
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?
Externship site expects the extern to have mastered these skills before they begin their clinical externship:
diagnostic testing procedures, ability to focus upon learning processes and procedures.
Externship site expects the extern to learn/demonstrate these skills during their clinical externship:
1. Adult hearing aids including speech mapping 2. Pediatric hearing aids including connectivity 3. Educational audiology in school systems 4. Community outreach and education 5.Pediatric and adult diagnostic testing including optoacoustic emissions, tympanometry and re-flexes (VRA and BOA for pediatrics) 6.Real ear measurements heavily emphasize 7.Counseling processes will be emphasized 8.Central auditory processing tests including aural rehabilitation 9.Specialized hearing aids including lyric, bone anchored hearing aid (including soft bands) 10.Geriatric audiology off site in nursing homes, adult centers and assistive living facilities 11.Tinnitus evaluations and treatment including sound therapies, counseling and versions of TRT.
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
No qualified no....
Consortium or collaborative arrangements with other sites?
Yes childrens hospitals, nursing homes, assistive listening devices, school districts.
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:
availability as needed
Letters of Recommendation Resume Transcript Personal Review Letter of request/intent
Steps for the student/university to follow in the application process:
send resume and email firstname.lastname@example.org with days for interviews in Voorhees office NJ
Contact Person: (preceptor, supervisor or extern coordinator)
REM Audiology is a community based hearing center. We have three offices. One at 8100 Roosevelt Blvd in Phila.; one at 1000 White Horse Road in Voorhees NJ; and one at 775 Route 70 East in Marlton NJ. The goal of REM Audiology is education of the community regarding hearing health and wellness. REM is certified by most commercial insurance companies, managed Medicaids, and managed sales carriers. Experience includes adult and pediatric hearing aids and accessories. Our community outreach includes educational audiology in school systems, geriatric audiology off site adult assistive living facilities and nursing homes, and community based wellness screenings and seminars. Our three preceptors are certified by the American Board of Audiology as Audiology Preceptors.
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