Audiology 210

Module code ODL 210
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Module content

*Closed – requires departmental selection
Pathology of the auditory system as foundation for audiological diagnosis. Acoustical measurement, calibration, standards and technical aspects of audiology. Advanced applications of the audiometric test battery including psychoacoustic tests for site-of-lesion testing and functional hearing loss assessment; oto-acoustic emission testing. Preventative audiology: the auditory and non-auditory effect of noise; hearing conservation programmes; noise measurement and management; hearing assessment in industry; hearing protection and hearing protectors.

Module credits 10.00
Prerequisites ODL 110,120
Contact time 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Afrikaans and English are used in one class
Department Speech Language Pathology and Audiology
Period of presentation Semester 1

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