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Audiology 320


 
Module code ODL 320
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Module content

*Closed – requires departmental selection
Theory of pedo-audiology: identification, diagnosis and intervention. Early identification programmes in terms of the rationale, procedures and protocols, quality standards and benchmarks. Diagnostic test procedures according to developmental ages, including application of electrophysiological procedures for auditory functioning, behavioural observation, visual reinforcement and conditioned play audiometry. Principles of early intervention and paediatric amplification. Conveying the diagnosis of hearing loss and counselling. Stages of paediatric hearing aid fittings: prescription and selection of amplification, verification, orientation and training, validation and follow-up. Challenges of paediatric hearing aid fittings.

Module credits 10.00
Prerequisites ODL 210, 220, 281
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 2

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