ADVANCED AUDIOLOGICAL REHABILITATION

AUD5LSB

2018

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject you will gain knowledge and practical skills in advanced aspects of rehabilitative audiology. Through lectures and workshops, you will learn about paediatric rehabilitation, the management and rehabilitation of complex clients, the technical and medical aspects of implantable devices and candidacy, and hearing loss prevention. Your learning in this subject will be assessed by examinations and assignments.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorAndrea Simpson

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must have passed all subjects in: AUD5LSR and AUD5LSA and AUD5RHD.

Co-requisites None

Incompatible subjects None

Equivalent subjects None

Special conditions Students enrolled in Bachelor of Health Sciences and Master of Clinical Audiology (HZHAUD) or Master of Clinical Audiology (HMAUD) will be given preference over students not enrolled in the course.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsCochlear Implants: A Practical Guide 2nd EdRecommendedCooper, H.W. & Craddock, L.C. (Eds). 2006LONDAON: WHURR PUBLISHERS
ReadingsComprehensive Handbook of Paediatric AudiologyRecommendedSeewald, R. & Tharpe, A.M. 2011PLURAL

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Critically evaluate and review information from a wide variety of sources to develop clinically-sound decisions with regards to rehabilitative strategies for special population groups.

Activities:
Lectures and tutorials: - Paediatric Populations -Complex adults - Educational issues and class room acoustics - Hearing aids fitting and verification in children - Deaf/deaf population - Counselling techniques for working with children and their families -Assessed by components of written exam and written assignments
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills

02. Critically evaluate and review information from a wide variety of sources to develop clinically-sound decisions with regards suitable candidates for implantable devices.

Activities:
Lectures and seminars - Cochlear implants - Bone-anchored hearing aids (BAHAs) - Implantable middle ear devices Assessed by components of written exam and written assigments
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills

03. Critically evaluate and review information from a wide variety of sources to develop clinically-sound protocols for the evaluation and management of tinnitus.

Activities:
Lectures, seminars, PBL cases - Tinnitus generation and pathological causes - Tinnitus assessment - Tinnitus management and the role of the tinnitus clinic Assessment by written assignment and components of written exam
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills

04. Critically evaluate and interpret strategies and procedures for the prevention of hearing loss in occupational and non-occupational settings

Activities:
Lectures and seminars, on-line material - Environmental noise exposure and noise induced hearing loss - Occupational and leisure noise exposure - Worksafe Victoria guidelines - Public education and awarness of hearing conservation strategies and the role of the audiologist Assessed by components of written exam
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAndrea Simpson

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 33 - 33
Five 5.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 33 to week 33 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Week 3"

Lecture Week: 41 - 41
Five 5.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 41 to week 41 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Week 10 "

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours unscheduled online class other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"Integrated with lectures and seminars"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
2,500 word written assignment (implantable devices) 20 01, 02
2 hour written exam (approximately 2,000 words equivalent)30 01, 02
2,500 word written assignment (tinnitus management plan)20 01, 03
2 hour written exam (approximately 2,000 words equivalent)Hurdle requirement (50% or more in the exam)30 01, 03, 04