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Audiology and Aural Habilitation - CSCD5068

In this unit students will learn about the different varieties of hearing impairment. Students will understand the impact of hearing impairment on communication and learn how to investigate and manage these types of communication impairments. The impact of hearing loss across different culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds with a focus on Aboriginal families will also be explored.

Classes
2 hours per week lectures, 1 hour per week tutorial

Assessment
In class quiz (20%), case based assignment (40%), final exam (40%)

Textbooks
Welling, D. and Ukstins, C. (2018) Fundementals of Audiology for the Speech-Langauge Pathologist. Burlington, MA. Jones and Bartlett Learning.(2nd ed)

Additional information
This unit is a prerequisite for CSCD5071 Interdisciplinary Practice-Complex Cases, CSCD5074 Clinical Research and Leadership, CSCD5072 Clinical Practice 4 Adult and CSCD5073 Clinical Practice 4 Child.

Assumed knowledge
Anatomy and neurology of the auditory system

Details

Faculty: Health Sciences

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Speech Pathology
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Fifth Year
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Cumberland
Faculty: Health Sciences

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Speech Pathology
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Fifth Year
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Cumberland
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