Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Year Long, Parkville - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 38 hours lectures, problem-based learning case discussions, practical work and peer review assignments, 80 hours clinics. |
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website : http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorDr Jessica Vitkovic
Melbourne School of Health Sciences
The University of Melbourne
This subject builds on the knowledge obtained in the Clinical Audiology A subject. Students will participate in problem based learning case discussions encompassing the evaluation and management of patients in the areas of advanced diagnostic assessment of hearing and balance disorders and hearing device fitting and evaluation. In addition, this subject comprises the following topics: cerumen management, clinical reasoning; auditory processing; introduction to public health/population heath; professionalism; ethics and clinical communication; industrial audiology; acoustic shock disorder; the prevention of hearing loss in the music industry; audiology and indigenous Australians; audiological practice and a review of audiological integration and management. Students will gain clinical experience in the assessment and management of hearing and balance disorders in the non-paediatric population.
At the completion of this subject the students should be able to:
Theoretical component – 60% comprising:
Clinical component – 40% comprising:
Students must pass the written examination and the clinical component in order to pass this subject.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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At the completion of this subject, students should be able to demonstrate:
Master of Clinical Audiology |
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