This text provides an overview of considerations for supervision and precepting of audiology students. It is written in an engaging Q & A format.
Course created on August 9, 2015
- After this course learners will be able to define the terms supervision and precepting, and explain how these terms apply to audiologist assistants and audiology students.
- After this course learners will be able to explain how audiology precepting may be impacted by current audiology educational standards, the accreditation process for audiology programs, and each universitys processes and standards for offsite clinical instruction.
- After this course learners will be able to discuss general considerations for precepting including: when and how to provide feedback; formative assessment v. summative assessment; setting expectations; facilitating lifelong learning; and addressing professional issues.
Virginia Ramachandran, AuD, PhD
Virginia Ramachandran, Au.D., Ph.D. is a senior staff audiologist in the Division of Audiology, Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery of the Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, Michigan. Dr. Ramachandran also coordinates the clinical education experiences of the audiology students at Wayne State University where she is an Adjunct Assistant Professor. She is the Past-President of the Michigan Academy of Audiology and serves as a Member of the American Academy of Audiology's Education and Coding and Reimbursement Committees. Dr. Ramachandran is a member-at-large of the Executive Board of the Accreditation Commission for Audiology Education. She is an Associate Consulting Editor for Plural Publishing Inc. and is the co-author of the Core Clinical Concepts in Audiology Basic Audiometry Learning Manual and Professional Communication in Audiology.
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