Bay Pines VA Healthcare System
Audiology - A&SP Training Program
The Audiology Section has nine clinic schedules available for patient care on a daily basis at the main campus as well as two additional schedules at the Sarasota Community-Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC). A trainee receives experience in procedures for hearing evaluations, hearing instrument assessment, instrument selection and fitting, instrument orientation, group hearing loss education, tinnitus evaluation, assistive listening devices, OAEs, ECogs, ABR, VNG, VEMPS, rotary chair, posturography and cerumen management. The research fellow experience includes writing research proposals, participant recruitment, data collection and analysis, and accurate documentation for 12 ongoing projects.