ADVANCED AUDIOLOGICAL REHABILITATION
Credit points: 30
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
Subject Co-ordinatorAndrea Simpson
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
Prerequisites Must have passed all subjects in: AUD5LSR and AUD5LSA and AUD5RHD.
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.
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Cochlear Implants: A Practical Guide 2nd Ed||Recommended||Cooper, H.W. & Craddock, L.C. (Eds). 2006||LONDAON: WHURR PUBLISHERS|
|Readings||Comprehensive Handbook of Paediatric Audiology||Recommended||Seewald, R. & Tharpe, A.M. 2011||PLURAL|
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.
- 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
02. Critically evaluate and review information from a wide variety of sources to develop clinically-sound decisions with regards suitable candidates for implantable devices.
- Lectures and seminars - Cochlear implants - Bone-anchored hearing aids (BAHAs) - Implantable middle ear devices Assessed by components of written exam and written assigments
03. Critically evaluate and review information from a wide variety of sources to develop clinically-sound protocols for the evaluation and management of tinnitus.
- 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
04. Critically evaluate and interpret strategies and procedures for the prevention of hearing loss in occupational and non-occupational settings
- 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
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Melbourne, 2016, Semester 2, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAndrea Simpson
Two 2.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 33 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.
"2 x 2 hr lectures Mon - Fri in Week 3"
Two 2.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 40 to week 41 and delivered via face-to-face.
"2 x 2 hr lectures Mon. - Fri in Week 10"
Problem Based Learning
Four 2.0 hours problem based learning other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"Integrated with lectures and seminars"
|2,000 word written assignment (implantable devices)||15||01, 02|
|2 hour written exam||30||01, 02|
|2,000 word written assignment (tinnitus management plan)||15||01, 03|
|2 hour written exam||30||01, 03, 04|
|1,000 word written assignment (special populations)||10||04|