PATHOLOGY OF HEARING LOSS

AUD4PHL

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Audiologists need a good working knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the structures involved in hearing, and an understanding of the diseased or disordered auditory system. Through lectures and workshops, this subject will provide you with knowledge about the structure and function of the healthy understanding of common pathologies of the auditory system resulting from disease or injury, and the impace of those pathologies on a patients hearing. Your learning in the subject will be assessed through quizzes, exams and a written assignment.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAlicja Malicka

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in one of the following course codes: HZHCCA, HZHCAU and must have passed 300 credit points. Or Must be must in HMAUD and no other rule applies.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsAn introduction to the physiology of hearing.RecommendedPickles, JO 2012Emerald Group Publishing Limited ISBN: 1780521669
ReadingsHearing, 2nd Edition: Anatomy, Physiology and Disorders of the Auditory SystemRecommendedMoller, A. (2006)Elsevier

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Communicate the structure of the human temporal bone and its relationship to other cranial bones, and the anatomy and physiology of the external ear.

Activities:
Lecture and workshop classes; Additional information (practice quizzes, websites) provided on the LMS.

02. Be able to investigate, synthesise and apply theoretical knowledge about the anatomical and physiological processes of the peripheral, central and vestibular auditory systems.

Activities:
Lecture and workshop classes; Additional information (practice quizzes, websites) provided on the LMS; In class quizzes; Components of a written examination.

03. Be able to investigate, synthesise and apply theoretical knowledge about the anatomical and physiological processes of speech production and speech reception.

Activities:
Lecture and workshop classes. Additional information (practice quizzes, websites) provided on the LMS; In-class quizzes; Components of a written examination.

04. Be able to investigate, synthesise and apply theoretical knowledge about common pathologies impacting on the auditory and communication systems of the body.

Activities:
Lecture and workshop classes; Additional information (practice quizzes, websites) provided on the LMS; Components of a written examination.

05. Be able to investigate, synthesise and disseminate theoretical knowledge about epidemiological terms and information as it applies to the field of clinical Audiology.

Activities:
Lecture and workshop classes; Components of a written examination.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlicja Malicka

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 2-hour written examination.60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
MCQ in-class tests (500 word equivalent)10 01, 02, 03
2000 word written assignment30 02, 03, 04, 05