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ACAE CORNER | Summary of the Second Annual Clinical Education Forum at AudiologyNOW! 2017

The second annual Clinical Education Forum was held April 8, 2017, in Indianapolis during AudiologyNOW! This year, ACAE jointly collaborated with the Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CAPCSD) in planning the program. 

Topic(s): Accreditation Commission for Audiology Education (ACAE), Clinical Education Forum, AAA Conference, clinical education

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Publication Issue: Audiology Today July/August 2017

COVID-19’s Impact on the AuD Student Clinician Experience

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Planning Effective Remote Clinical Education

During spring 2020, higher education faced drastic changes to education delivery due to the coronavirus  pandemic. The rapid change challenged clinical education goals due to clinic closures and the cessation of student participation in patient care and hands-on laboratory experiences. 

The clinical coordination team at The University of Texas at Dallas focused on the clinical education of its AuD students and telehealth service delivery, embracing that this journey could improve student education and patient care beyond simply the bare minimum. 

Topic(s): clinical education, Telehealth

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Simulation Before Clinical Practice: The Educational Advantages

Simulation is used in many different professions for training, and assessing knowledge and skills. Although medicine has been using some type of simulation for centuries, it was the aviation field that pioneered its use back in the 1930s. They led the way by training pilots in flight simulators to allow them a safe and controlled environment in which to practice maneuvers and flying in conditions that they could not otherwise experience. 

Topic(s): clinical education, simulation, audiology

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ONLINE FEATURE | Getting Started: Studying Audiology Abroad

A majority of my life has been spent in pursuit of education; however, now I am seeing that chapter quickly coming to an end as I finish my second year of the master of science in audiology program at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, Scotland. 

Topic(s): global, studying abroad, Professional, worldwide, audiology, COVID-19, clinical education, clinical care

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Publication Issue: Audiology Today July/August 2020

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ON TREND | A New Path to Clinical and Financial Balance

During these unprecedented times, as the country safely begins its journey toward economic normalcy, we're faced with challenges that will require bold solutions. Even before the pandemic, audiologists who relied on hearing services were feeling market pressure from third-party payers, online retailers, big-box stores, and OTC hearing aids. Now, with un-shuttering, many audiology practices are scrambling to find clinical balance and business stability.

Topic(s): clinical education, COVID-19, Advanced Vestibular Treatment (AVT), AVT, Advanced Vestibular Treatment, vestibular rehabilitation

Publication Issue: Audiology Today July/August 2020

ABA Certificate Programs in Tinnitus and Audiology

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Calling all Clinical Preceptors: Clinical Education Forum

Clinical preceptors are crucial to the education of future audiologists. The responsibility is rewarding, yet challenging when trying to balance your own clinical obligations. How do we maintain meaningful mentorship even in the sticky situations? Difficult situations regarding professionalism and clinical care inevitably emerge.

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The Continuum of Care for Treating Hearing Loss: Incorporating Cochlear Implants into Audiology Practice

This year at AAA 2020 + HearTECH Expo, you’ll have the opportunity to be part of the solution, increasing access to CI for patients who can benefit from it.

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Clinical Vestibular Audiology Training of AuD Students: One Clinic’s Perspective

During doctor of audiology graduate programs, students are expected to complete coursework and clinical training experiences across the breadth of the profession. Depending on the curriculum of the school and the clinical experiences available, the quality of their clinical training may vary, particularly in some of the specialty areas within audiology.

Topic(s): vestibular disorders, clinical education, clinical audiology