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  • Locations: Beijing, China
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Restrictions: UB applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Open to: UB students only Language of Instruction: English
Eligibility: Graduate Students only Term: Summer
Program Description:

Summer Audiology Clinical Program in Beijing, China


Audiology Students in China     Audiology Students at Great Wa     Lab Coats in China

This program provides a clinical practicum opportunity to the audiology doctoral students (Au.D) in Beijing, China. The host hospital, General Hospital of PLA, is one of the best clinical and research centers in China. The Department of Otolaryngology has a leading position in cochlear implants, genetic screening of newborn children, treatment on sudden hearing loss and auditory neuropathy, etc. They have a diverse patient population which provides the best clinical practice opportunity for our students.
ACADEMIC PROGRAM
The summer program will provide clinical practice and observation in the following areas:
  • Genetic screening of children who failed the hearing screening
  • Hearing tests using auditory evoked potentials, auditory steady-state response (ASSR) in out-patients and hospitalized patients
  • Hearing aid fitting
  • Clinical tests and following up on patients with sudden hearing loss, tinnitus
  • Observing cochlear implant surgery and post-surgery evaluation and mapping
  • Vestibular testing and treatment on patients with balance problems
  • Case studies on genetic screening of newborn infants, genetic mutations causing auditory neuropathy
  • Case study on hearing profiles of auditory neuropathy patients caused by different genetic mutations

ESTIMATED COSTS
Estimated costs for this program can be found at the top of this page next to Budget Sheets by clicking on Summer. Please note the budget sheet currently lists the Summer 2016 program expenses. Summer 2017 program expenses will be posted as soon as updated information is available.

UB students are encouraged to apply for study abroad scholarships. To learn more about the scholarships available to UB students, please visit our scholarships page.

FOR MORE INFORMATION
Please contact the Faculty Program Director:

Dr. Wei Sun
weisun@buffalo.edu


 


This program is currently not accepting applications.