aud5adb advanced diagnostic audiology 2




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 Allied Health,Human Serv & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorBojana Sarkic

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites AUD5ADA


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources


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. Integrate and consolidate theory on the anatomy, function and plasticity of the central auditory pathways and related areas of the brain.

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

02. Critically evaluate and contrast current theory and research in the field of Auditory Processing Disorders.

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

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

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

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

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

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2019, Semester 1, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBojana Sarkic

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 11
Seven 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 11 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 11
Three 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 11 and delivered via face-to-face.


Assessment elementComments%ILO*
Case writing report (1,000 words).2001, 03, 04
Case writing report (1,000 words).2001, 03, 04
Short-question 3 hour exam.6001, 02, 03, 04