INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC HEALTH AND AUDIOLOGY

HCS3IHB

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

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

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAlicja Malicka

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in one of the following courses: HZHCCA or HZHCAU

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects HCS2IHB

Equivalent subjects HCS2IHB

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Evaluate the importance of epidemiological data that applies to hearing pathology.

Activities:
Lecture and workshop classes; Written exam.

02. Critically evaluate and interpret epidemiological data that applies to hearing pathology.

Activities:
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.

Activities:
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.

Activities:
Lecture and workshop classes; Written exam; In class participation in case scenario

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2019, Week 48-50, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlicja Malicka

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 48 - 48
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.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 2250 word written assessment50 01, 02, 03, 04
One 30 minute group presentation - (5 minutes per student = 500 words equivalent)15 01, 02, 03
One 60-minute written exam35 01, 02, 03, 04