University of Southampton Auditory Implant Service Clinical Placements

Location Southampton
Post Clinical Placement

Clinical Placements
The University of Southampton Auditory Implant Service (USAIS) offer Clinical Placements for audiologists to work as part of our dynamic multi-disciplinary team, while acquiring clinical skills.

The placements are 12 weeks long. The trainee is assigned to a mentor and the training includes:

• Assessment for cochlear implantation
• Tuning and activation of Cochlear devices (both paediatric and adult)
• Desk side training for those with an Audiology background in the devices of Cochlear, Advanced Bionics and MED-EL. One primary device is selected, alongside a secondary one.
• Opportunities to observe other members of the cochlear implant team
• Rehabilitation following implantation
• Team decision making about potential candidates
• Access to USAIS protocols and procedures
• Observation of clinical workshops for patients and team meetings

Find out more and apply at http://ais.southampton.ac.uk/clinical-placements/