Audiology: Practical 481

Module code ODL 481
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Module content

*Closed – requires departmental selection
Educational audiology: Intervention with a client with hearing loss of any age; holistic assessment and development of an individualised intervention programme. Intervention with a group of children with hearing loss in an educational setting. Parent guidance for families of children with hearing loss. Fitting, verification, orientation and validation of hearing aids in the paediatric population. Intervention in terms of follow-up and ongoing assessment, counselling and parent guidance. Observation of cochlear implant MAPping and intervention. Application of professional skills in all contexts (primary, secondary and tertiary health care contexts). Private practice administration and business management.

Module credits 30.00
Prerequisites ODL 310, 320, 381, 382
Contact time 100 hours clinical training sessions, 124 hours practical sessions, 28 seminars
Language of tuition Afrikaans and English are used in one class
Department Speech Language Pathology and Audiology
Period of presentation Year

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