ADVANCED DIAGNOSTIC AUDIOLOGY 2

AUD5ADB

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will expand on concepts and procedures learned in Advanced Diagnostics 1. You will gain knowledge and practical skills in advanced aspects of diagnostic audiology including assessment of vestibular function and central auditory function. Through lectures and workshops, you will build on theoretical and practical knowledge, develop skills in the diagnosis of pathology and interpretation of advanced diagnostic assessments particularly in relation to vestibular pathology. You will further gain knowledge of the nature of auditory processing disorder (APD), including its causes and neurological correlates, the relationship between APD and other language/cognitive factors and disorders and intervention strategies for APD. Your learning in this subject will be assessed by written examinations, and two written assessments.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAlicja Malicka

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites AUD5ADA

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsAssessment and management of central auditory processing disorders in the educational setting - from science to practiceRecommendedBellis, T J 20032ND EDN, SINGULAR PUBLISHING
ReadingsAuditory Evoked PotentialsRecommendedBurkard and EggermontLWW
ReadingsHandbook of Clinical AudiologyRecommendedKatz, J. (2009)Wolters Kluwer. Health/Lippincott Williams and Wilkons.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Integrates and consolidates theory on the anatomy, function and plasticity of the central auditory pathways and related areas of the brain.

Activities:
Lectures. Additional information (readings) provided on LMS. Components of a written examination.

02. Critically evaluates and contrasts current theory and research in the field of Auditory Processing Disorders.

Activities:
Lectures, tutorials and class discussions. Additional information (readings, websites) provided on LMS. Components of a written examination.

03. Critically evaluates and contrasts a clinical framework for decision-making and implementing diagnostic assessment strategies for vestibular pathologies.

Activities:
Lectures and workshop classes. Additional information (readings, websites and videos) provided on LMS. Assignment (case study).

04. Integrates and consolidates theory and clinical technical skills used for the evaluation and interpretation of the assessment of vestibular function and rehabilitation.

Activities:
Lectures and tutorials. Components of a written examination and written assessment (case study).

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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: 14 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 14 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Practical Week: 16 - 21
Three 2.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 16 to week 21 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Case writing report (1,000 words).20 01, 03, 04
Case writing report (1,000 words).20 01, 03, 04
Short-question 3 hour exam.60 01, 02, 03, 04