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Idaho State University

Clinical Education in Audiology

During the first year, students obtain an average of 100 individually supervised contact hours by participating in on-campus clinical experiences. Second year students obtain another 200 contact hours during on-campus rotations or summer externship experiences. An additional 250 contact hours are obtained during the third year in clinical rotations in the Boise, Idaho metro area. Students have an average of 650 contact hours prior to beginning their fourth year externship. During the fourth year, the student will enroll in a full time externship where they will refine their clinical skills.

Campus-based Hearing Clinic

The Idaho State University Hearing Clinic is a busy, year-around clinic that can provide a wide variety of audiologic services to the communities of southeast Idaho. Many of the referrals are hearing evaluations and hearing aid related appointments. However, the Hearing Clinic has many specialty clinics including:

  1. Electrophysiologic testing (ABR, VEMP, etc.)
  2. Cochlear and middle ear implants
  3. Auditory processing
  4. Universal newborn hearing screening
  5. Vestibular and balance 
  6. Practice managment
Click on the picture links below for more information about this part of our clinical education program.