Audiology: Practical 181

Module code ODL 181
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Module content

*Closed – requires departmental selection
Practical application of the basic audiometric test battery: the initial interview and the case history; the otoscopic examination; tuning fork tests; pure-tone audiometry (air conduction testing, bone conduction testing, masking and the audiometric Weber); speech audiometric tests (threshold and above-threshold tests); immittance testing (screening) and report writing. Practical application of audiological rehabilitation; basic components and electroacoustic properties of hearing aids; controls and functions of different styles and types of hearing aids; technical standards and performance data; troubleshooting of faulty hearing aids; overview of earmoulds and shells and the modification thereof.

Module credits 5.00
Prerequisites Admission into relevant programme
Contact time 1 practical per week, 1 seminar per week
Language of tuition Double Medium
Academic organisation Speech-Language Pathlgy + Aud
Period of presentation Year

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