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.
2 hours per week lectures, 1 hour per week tutorial
In class quiz (20%), case based assignment (40%), final exam (40%)
Welling, D. and Ukstins, C. (2018) Fundementals of Audiology for the Speech-Langauge Pathologist. Burlington, MA. Jones and Bartlett Learning.(2nd ed)
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.
Anatomy and neurology of the auditory system