Audiology 410

Module code ODL 410
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Module content

*Closed – requires departmental selection
Educational audiology: Definition, intervention and educational issues. Evaluation and intervention of the child with a hearing loss with specific reference to early intervention strategies to develop a child’s auditory skills and expressive and receptive language, communication methods, collaboration and consultation. Implantable devices: cochlear implants, middle-ear implants, auditory brainstem implants, bone anchored hearing aids. Cochlear Implants: acoustic and electrical hearing; cochlear implant systems; the process of cochlear implantation, the cochlear implant team; medical and surgical aspects; selection criteria and assessment, bilateral cochlear implantation and bimodal amplification; electrophysiological measurements and neural response telemetry, ethical considerations.

Module credits 20.00
Prerequisites ODL 310, 320, 381, 382
Contact time 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Afrikaans and English is used in one class
Academic organisation Speech-Language Pathlgy + Aud
Period of presentation Semester 1

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