INTRODUCTION TO HEARING AND BALANCE: EMBRYOLOGY, GENETICS AND EPIDEMIOLOGY

HCS2IHB

Not currently offered

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.

SchoolAllied Heath, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAlicja Malicka

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be admitted in the Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Clinical Audiology (HZHCCA) or the Bachelor of Health Sciences and Master of Clinical Audiology (HZHCAU)

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

Review of medical physiology

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorGanong, W

Year2001

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherMCGRAW HILL, NEW YORK.

ISBNN/A

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Chapter/issueN/A

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Text book of audiological medicine

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorLuxon, L

Year2003

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherTAYLOR AND FRANCIS.

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Ballantyne's deafness

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorGraham, J

Year2009

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherWILEY, LONDON.

ISBNN/A

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Principles of physiology

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorBerne, R and Levy, M

Year2000

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherMOSBY, ST LOUIS.

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Balance function assessment and management

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorJacobson GP and Shepard, NT

Year2008

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherPLURAL PUBLISHING.

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Textbook of tinnitus

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorTyler, R

Year2000

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherTAYLOR AND FRANCIS.

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Evaluate the importance of epidemiological data that applies to hearing pathology.
02. Critically evaluate and interpret epidemiological data that applies to hearing pathology.
03. Critically evaluate and interpret fundamental epidemiological measures of frequency and association that apply to hearing pathology.
04. Critically apply knowledge of epidemiological concepts as it applies to hearing pathology to Indigenous communities.

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