Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Building on the knowledge and practical skills gained in Clinical Audiology A, this subject provides you with an opportunity to consolidate your skills in audiological assessment of adults. Through a combination of off-campus clinical placements and focused workshops, you will develop independence, professionalism and communication skills. You will be provided with an expanded range of casework, including hearing aid assessments and objective techniques. The learnings in this subject will be assessed by examination, portfolio, a written report and assessment at clinical placement.

SchoolSchool Allied Health,Human Serv & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRenee Garuccio

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites AUD4IDA and AUD4HES and AUD4PHL and AUD4CAA


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsHandbook of clinical audiology.PrescribedKatz, J et al (eds) 20096TH EDN, LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, BALTIMORE.
ReadingsAudiology diagnosis.RecommendedRoeser, RJ, Valente, M & Hosford-Dunn, H (eds) 2007THIEME, NY.
ReadingsAudiology: the fundamentals.RecommendedBess, FB & Humes, LE 20084TH EDN, LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, BALTIMORE.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Competently perform pure tone audiometry, immittance audiometry, speech audiometry and otoacoustic emission testing on adult patients with complex hearing losses.

Off-campus clinical placement.

02. Evaluate and select appropriate clinical tests required to conduct complex audiological evaluations. Integrate information from the basic test battery and interpret results to determine the nature and level of hearing impairment.

Problem based learning and simulation

03. Demonstrate advanced knowledge of relative legislation including privacy principles.

Independent learning task

04. Apply advanced knowledge and skills in audiology practice demonstrating personal accountability.

Off-campus clinical placement

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2019, Week 29-48, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRenee Garuccio

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 29 - 48
Eight 1.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 48 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students complete 250 hours of placement across the duration of their enrolment. In this subject students may complete up to 8 placement days."

Laboratory Class Week: 31 - 38
Four 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 38 and delivered via face-to-face.

Seminar Week: 37 - 37
One 2.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 37 to week 37 and delivered via face-to-face.


Assessment elementComments% ILO*
A 45 min clinical examination including VIVA (2250 words equiv.)50 01, 02, 04
Certificate of completion, Health Records Act online course.(10 min, 170 words equiv.)5 03
Practical reports (1000 word equiv.)20 03
Hearing screening assignment. (1250 words)25 02
Satisfactory completion of clinical placementHurdle requirement - compulsory attendance (for accreditation) 01, 02, 03, 04