UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI VOICE & SWALLOWING CENTER
SPEECH PATHOLOGY CLINICAL FELLOWSHIP 2019-2020.
Start: Fall 2019-Summer 2020
Application Deadline: May 1st, 2019.
The University of Cincinnati Voice & Swallowing Center is pleased to offer 9 month intensive clinical fellowship program in the areas of swallowing & voice disorders. This is a collaboration with the Divisions of Head & Neck Surgery and Laryngology.
The applicants must have foundational knowledge:
Anatomy and physiology of the head and neck
Course work in voice and swallowing disorders
Medical Speech pathology Practicum experience preferably in voice and swallowing disorders
Some practicum experience in performing and documentation of videostroboscopic, FEES and MBS studies.
During the fellowship, the individual will develop skills in the following:
Perform independent videostroboscopic (rigid and flex) studies, Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing Studies and Videofluoroscopic Swallow Studies.
Introduction to CSL and PAS for acoustic and aerodynamic assessment of voice and airway problems.
Independent in developing and implementing treatment plans for patient with voice & swallowing disorders.
Acquire the communication skills for use in multidisciplinary team including laryngologists & head and neck surgeons (MD), nurse navigators, NP/PA/RN, dieticians, social work, physical/occupational therapists.
Clinical research experience.
Practice evidence-based medicine
Accreditations required for ASHA-CCCs and Ohio State licensure. Opportunities the clinical fellow is required to participate in outside of immediate patient care:
Clinical research either new or ongoing
Poster/oral presentation at a speech pathology conference
Monthly journal club
Clinical process improvement project
Attendance of head & neck support group
The fellowship is for 9 month commitment.
The position is temporary and not long term
Applications with previous practicum experience in voice & swallowing will be preferred.
Please attach letter of intent, CV, 3 letters of recommendation. Email Applications to: Farah Kaval ( firstname.lastname@example.org)