Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Year Long, Parkville - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Lectures and practical sessions: 80 hours Clinics: 40 hours |
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Caitlin Barr
This subject introduces the student to the foundations of audiological rehabilitation including the concept of patient-centred care in chronic condition rehabilitation. Specifically, students will learn about the psychological and social challenges posed by hearing loss and other auditory-related conditions on a person and their communication partners. Students are introduced to the options for rehabilitation of these conditions including hearing aids, assistive listening devices, and aural rehabilitative techniques.
On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
A one-hour written exam at the end of semester 1 – 25%
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Hearing Aids 2nd Edition, Dillon, H., 2012, Boomerang Press (Thieme)
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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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