The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center/Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery is offering a fourth year externship for Au.D. students. We currently have five audiologists. We are active participants in the Cochlear Implant and Cleft Palate Teams on this campus. In addition, we provide ototoxicity monitoring for patients from our department’s head and neck surgeons and other oncology physicians. We also work closely with our neurotologist treating balance, hearing loss and surgical patients.
The extern participating in this placement will gain experience in diagnostic hearing evaluations, evoked potential, VNG, Rotary Chair, Computerized Dynamic Posturography (CDP), Cochlear Implant evaluation and mapping, hearing aid evaluations and fittings. In addition to the wide variety of experiences available, we work closely with the Otolaryngology Department and many physicians within the community.
This placement offers the motivated Au.D. extern the opportunity to become proficient in the many areas of Audiology and gain confidence in making treatment decisions. Additionally, the skills and professionalism learned while participating in and communicating with multispecialty teams will be invaluable to a future career in Audiology.
Interested applicants for this externship should send their CV, 3 letters of recommendation and proof of academic readiness by 12/1/2018 via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to the following address:
OUHSC/Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
Attention: Angela Gathers, Au.D.
800 Stanton L. Young Blvd., AAT1400
Oklahoma City, OK 73104