INTRODUCTION TO HEARING AND BALANCE: EMBRYOLOGY, GENETICS AND EPIDEMIOLOGY
Credit points: 15
The auditory and vestibular systems develop early during embryonic life. The development is governed by genetic factors, as well as environmental, and individual considerations. The second part of the subject will address the epidemiology of hearing and balance pathology. The information will be essential for audiologists engaging in hearing and balance assessment and management.
FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorAmr El Refaie
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG
Special conditions Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Health Sciences and Master of Clinical Audiology (HZHAUD) will be given preference over students not enrolled in this course. This subject has a quota.
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Balance function assessment and management||Recommended||Jacobson GP and Shepard, NT 2008||PLURAL PUBLISHING.|
|Readings||Ballantyne's deafness||Recommended||Graham, J 2009||WILEY, LONDON.|
|Readings||Principles of physiology||Recommended||Berne, R and Levy, M 2000||MOSBY, ST LOUIS.|
|Readings||Review of medical physiology||Recommended||Ganong, W 2001||MCGRAW HILL, NEW YORK.|
|Readings||Text book of audiological medicine||Recommended||Luxon, L 2003||TAYLOR AND FRANCIS.|
|Readings||Textbook of tinnitus||Recommended||Tyler, R 2000||TAYLOR AND FRANCIS.|
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Melbourne, 2014, Week 49-49, Day
Maximum enrolment size50
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAmr El Refaie
One 5.0 days block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 49 to week 49 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Subject delivered over five full days (9am-5pm) of lectures and small group workshops during week 49 (2-6 Dec)."
Two 1.0 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 49 to week 49 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Two 1-hour tutorials before the exam for reflection and revision."
|One 1,500 word essay||30|
|One 10-minute presentation||20|
|One 60-minute written exam||50|