INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC HEALTH AND AUDIOLOGY
Credit points: 15
This subject addresses the fundamentals of epidemiology within hearing and balance pathology. A particular emphasis on hearing difficulties within the indigenous community will be provided. The purpose of this subject is to help students interpret the mass of epidemiological literature within the audiology field and various types of data that they might come across as future audiologists. The information will be essential for students who plan on engaging in future hearing and balance assessment and management.
SchoolSchool Allied Health,Human Serv & Sport
Subject Co-ordinatorAlicja Malicka
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG
Prerequisites Must be admitted in one of the following courses: HZHCCA or HZHCAU
Incompatible subjects HCS2IHB
Equivalent subjects HCS2IHB
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
01. Evaluate the importance of epidemiological data that applies to hearing pathology.
- Lecture and workshop classes; Written exam.
02. Critically evaluate and interpret epidemiological data that applies to hearing pathology.
- Lecture and workshop classes; Written exam; Presentation assessment.
03. Critically evaluate and interpret fundamental epidemiological measures of frequency and association that apply to hearing pathology.
- Lecture and workshop classes; Written exam; In class participation in case scenario.
04. Critically apply knowledge of epidemiological concepts as it applies to hearing pathology in Indigenous communities.
- Lecture and workshop classes; Written exam; In class participation in case scenario
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Melbourne, 2019, Week 48-50, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlicja Malicka
Five 7.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 48 to week 48 and delivered via face-to-face.
|One 2250 word written assessment||50||01, 02, 03, 04|
|One 30 minute group presentation - (5 minutes per student = 500 words equivalent)||15||01, 02, 03|
|One 60-minute written exam||35||01, 02, 03, 04|