INTRODUCTION TO DIAGNOSTIC AUDIOLOGY
Credit points: 15
This subject introduces you to the fundamental clinical assessment procedures used in the audiological evaluation of adult patients. Through lectures and workshops, you will learn how to take histories and perform otoscopy, pure tone audiometry, acoustic immittance tests and speech discrimination tests. Furthermore, you will begin to develop clinical decision-making skills as you learn to select and administer appropriate tests, interpret and integrate your audiological findings, and write comprehensive reports incorporating referrals and appropriate management strategies. Your learning in this subject will be assessed through lab reports and exams.
FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorAmr El Refaie
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG
Prerequisites Must complete 300 credit points in HZHAUD or HZHCAU or be admitted in HMAUD.
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Handbook of clinical audiology.||Prescribed||Katz, J et al (eds) 2009||6TH EDN, LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, BALTIMORE.|
|Readings||Audiology diagnosis.||Recommended||Roeser, RJ, Valente, M & Hosford-Dunn, H (eds) 2007||THIEME, NY.|
|Readings||Audiology: The fundamentals.||Recommended||Bess, F. & Humes, LE 2008||4TH EDN, LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, BALTIMORE.|
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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAmr El Refaie
One 1.5 hours laboratory class per week and delivered via face-to-face.
Two 1.0 hours lecture per week and delivered via face-to-face.
|Eight laboratory reports, each worth 5%.||40|
|One two-hour written examination.||60|