COVID Safety Information – Audiology Clinic

Welcome to the School of Audiology and Speech Science (SASS) student-led Audiology Clinic

 

COVID-19 SAFETY PROTOCOLS

By order of the Provincial Health Officer, masks are mandatory in all public indoor spaces. For detailed information on UBC COVID-19 protocols, please visit: https://srs.ubc.ca/covid-19/covid-19-safety-plans/

In order to keep you safe and healthy while you attend your appointment, here is what to expect when you visit the SASS Audiology Clinic:

PREPARING FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT:

  • Masks are mandatory in all indoor spaces. Please wear a mask at all times unless you have an approved exemption. For more information on the mask mandate, please visit: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/covid-19/info/restrictions
  • If you do not have a mask or forget to wear a mask, a medical mask will be provided for you.
  • A few days before your appointment, you will be contacted via email or phone to complete a COVID-19 Pre-screening Questionnaire.
  • One friend or family member is allowed to attend the appointment with you.

WHEN YOU ARRIVE:

  • Please arrive 5 to 10 minutes before your appointment. Please see below for directions to our SASS Audiology Clinic, located at the Friedman Building on the UBC Point Grey campus.
  • The Friedman Building is closed on Saturdays. Chairs have been placed outside for your comfort. Please arrive 5 to 10 minutes early and take a seat. One of our clinic staff will greet you and escort you to our clinic on the 3rd
  • The SASS Audiology Clinic is located on the 3rd We will let you know where the washrooms and exits are.
  • You will be asked to sanitize your hands upon entering the clinic room.
  • Student clinicians and the Audiologist Clinical Educator will be wearing masks at all times, and other Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when needed (e.g., gloves).

WHEN YOU LEAVE:

  • After your appointment, you will be escorted back down to the lobby and front door.
  • Please clean your hands before leaving the Friedman Building.

WHAT WE ARE DOING TO HELP PROTECT YOU:

  • There is no late cancellation policy. If you are feeling unwell on the day of the appointment, please call (604)822-3318 to cancel the appointment.
  • All ‘high-touch’ surfaces (e.g., chairs, tables, door handles, clinical equipment, etc.) will be cleaned and disinfected after each client session and throughout the day.
  • All clinic staff are fully vaccinated and are required to complete a daily COVID-19 self-assessment screening tool before starting their workdays.
  • All Clinical Educators are Registered Audiologists with the College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of BC. If you require more information on the College or wish to report any concerns, please visit cshbc.ca or enquiries@cshbc.ca or phone: (604)742-6380.

WHAT WE EXPECT OF YOU:

  • Do not attend if you have tested positive for COVID-19 or have been in contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.
  • Do not attend if you have a cough, fever, or have been sick or in contact with someone with these symptoms within the past 2 weeks.
  • Do not attend if you have been out of the country or out-of-province within the past 2 weeks.
  • Please contact us at 604-822-3318 if you have any questions or concerns.
  • We look forward to meeting you! Thank you for your support of our student-led clinic!

CONTACT US

You can reach us at 604-822-3318 or email the Grace Shyng, Audiology Clinic Coordinator at grace.shyng@audiospeech.ubc.ca

Address

UBC SASS Audiology Clinic
Room 336 | Friedman Building.
Faculty of Medicine | School of Audiology and Speech Sciences
The University of British Columbia | Vancouver Campus
2177 Wesbrook Mall | Vancouver BC | V6T 1Z3 Canada

Location

The SASS Audiology Clinic is located on the 3rd floor (Room 336) of the Friedman Building at the UBC Point Grey Campus.

The following links provide downloadable maps on how to find convenient parking options and key landmarks to help find our clinic.

Map to Friedman Building

GETTING HERE

Travelling by Car

The following link provides a location map and convenient parking options close to our clinic.

Directions to the Friedman Building parking lot

Parking options map – UBCPT

These directions point out some key landmarks to help locate the entrance to the Friedman building.
Visual walking directions to Friedman

Travelling by Bus

Please visit translink.ca for more information.