Insight into Audiology

YSTHT - York Hospital, Wigginton Road, YO31 8HE
Pathway Allied Health
Minimum Age 16+
Duration 1-3 days

DURATION: 1 - 3 days (Activity offered between 22nd July and 16th August 2024 only)
Work experience placements of between 1 day and 3 days can be requested.
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PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THIS PLACEMENT HAS LIMITED AVAILABILITY AND IS OFFERED BETWEEN THE DATES SHOWN ONLY. PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT APPLICATIONS FOR ALTERNATIVE DATES, OR FOR PERIODS LONGER THAN THE MAXIMUM DURATION WILL BE DECLINED.
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PLACEMENT INFORMATION:
The Audiology service is part of the Head and Neck department. We are a large team who work across many sites including York, Scarborough, Selby, Bridlington, Whitby, Malton and Thirsk. In Audiology we provide assessment, treatment and management of hearing and balance disorders in both adults and children.
We conduct a range of assessments and treatment including:
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· Hearing tests
· Hearing aid fittings
· Hearing aid maintenance and repairs
· Support for ENT clinics
· Balance assessment
· Tinnitus assessment
· Paediatric assessment and hearing aid fittings
· Bone anchored hearing aid clinics
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PLACEMENT DETAILS:
Join our team for a dynamic work experience opportunity aimed at individuals interested in the field of audiology. Assist audiologists in conducting hearing assessments, fitting hearing aids, and providing patient-centered care. Responsibilities include supporting audiologists during evaluations and screenings, maintaining equipment and testing rooms, and assisting with administrative tasks such as scheduling appointments and managing patient records.
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Gain hands-on experience in a clinical environment while learning about the diagnosis and treatment of hearing-related disorders. This placement offers valuable insights into the rewarding field of audiology and provides an opportunity to contribute to improving the quality of life for individuals with hearing impairments.
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During your work experience placement we would aim for you to observe a variation of different clinics including hearing tests, hearing aid issues, hearing aid repairs and some more specialised clinics.

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