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2023-24 4th Year Externship - Audiology Associates of Worcester (MA)
Audiology Associates of Worcester
Location: Worcester, MA
Type: Full Time
Primary Practice Setting:
Spend your externship year in a very busy , award-winning private practice in the 2nd largest city in New England. Mainly adult dispensing activity, but with significant comprehensive diagnostics and pediatric work as well. We are very committed to the appropriate education of our students, rather than just a temporary staff member.
Primary Practice Setting:
Number of Audiologists at the site:
1 FTE Masters Degree 1 FTE Au.D. 0 FTE Ph.D. 0 FTE Other Doctorate (ScD) 0 FTE professional support staff (technicians/audiometric assistants) 2 FTE Clerical Support Staff
Number of Audiology Students each year:
0 1st year AuD Clinical Rotations 1 2nd year 2 3rd year 1 4th year Externships
Will interview travel be compensated?
Continuing education opportunities?
Expected hours/days a week:
Travel to satellite centers required?
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:
- Comprehensive diagnostic audiometry - Hearing instrument selection and fitting
Externship site expects the extern to learn/demonstrate these skills during their clinical externship:
- Advanced diagnostics - Counseling
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
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:
August 15, 2022
Letters of Recommendation Resume Letter of request/intent
Steps for the student/university to follow in the application process:
Contact Person: (preceptor, supervisor or extern coordinator)
Established in 1983, Audiology Associates of Worcester is the premier private audiology practice in central Massachusetts. A regular winner of regional awards, AAW is the top choice of patients and referring physicians alike in the heart of New England. Committed to uncompromising patient-centered care from infants to seniors, our success is evident in our thousands of satisfied and loyal patients over nearly four decades.