PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE - CLINICAL AUDIOLOGY B

AUD5CAB

2021

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 and children. Through a combination of off-campus clinical placements and focused workshops, you will be taught to 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. Professional accreditation requires a minimum level of clinical exposure. Students attendance at professional placements will contribute to meeting this requirement for professional recognition as an audiologist.

SchoolAllied Heath, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMichelle Loeliger

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesLearning activities in this subject include clinical placements, problem based learning and simuations.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesAUD4HES AND AUD4PHL AND AUD4IDA AND AUD4CAA

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Audiology diagnosis.

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorRoeser, RJ, Valente, M & Hosford-Dunn, H

Year2007

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherTHIEME, NY.

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Handbook of clinical audiology.

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorKatz, J et al

Year2014

Edition/Volume7TH EDN

PublisherLIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, BALTIMORE.

ISBNN/A

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Audiology: the fundamentals.

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorBess, FB & Humes, LE

Year2008

Edition/Volume4TH EDN

PublisherLIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, BALTIMORE.

ISBNN/A

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Career Ready

Career-focusedYes

Work-based learningYes

Self sourced or Uni sourced
Uni Sourced

Entire subject or partial subjectPartial subject

Total hours/days required8 hours

Location of WBL activity (region)Domestic - regional
Domestic - metro

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Competently perform pure tone audiometry, immittance audiometry and speech audiometry testing on adult and paediatric patients.
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.
03. Apply advanced knowledge and skills in audiology practice demonstrating personal accountability.
04. Competently perform paediatric screening.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 29-48, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMichelle Loeliger

Class requirements

ExaminationWeek: 43 - 43
One 1.00 h examination per study period on weekdays during the day from week 43 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
Non-central exam. In HS1 LCC 4th floor

ExaminationWeek: 41 - 41
One 3.00 h examination per study period on weekdays during the day from week 41 to week 41 and delivered via face-to-face.
Non-central paediatric screenings at a childcare centre

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 40 - 43
Eight 1.00 d placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 40 to week 43 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 on-site or off-site. (these hours will contribute towards professional accreditation)

TutorialWeek: 31 - 38
Four 2.00 h tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 38 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

A 60 min clinical examination including VIVA (3000 words equivalent)

A pass in this assessment is required to pass the subject as students must demonstrate competency in various skills for professional accreditation.

N/AOtherIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Certificate of completion, Health Records Act online course (10 min, 170 words equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo5 SILO3

Practical report (500 word equivalent)

N/AReportIndividualNo10 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Satisfactory completion of clinical placement.
Hurdle requirement - compulsory attendance (for accreditation)

N/AOtherIndividualYes0 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Practical report (500 word equivalent)

N/AReportIndividualNo10 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Paediatric Screening (500 word equivalent)

Students must pass this assessment in order to pass the subject. Competence demonstrated during the paediatric screening is required for professional accreditation. If, for extenuating circumstances that are consistent with the University's Special Consideration policy , students are unable to complete required clinical hours, alternative arrangements will be negotiated. See Audiology Australia's Core Comp

N/AOtherIndividualNo15 SILO4