PHYL5506 Basic Paediatric Hearing Assessment

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
Content
The unit covers the theoretical and practical aspects of audiological assessment of children, the critical and analytical thinking used to select appropriate tests. Topics include history taking, otoscopy, behavioural assessment techniques, pediatric speech testing, acoustic impedance and reflex testing, other objective testing techniques including ototacoustic emissions, auditory brainstem responses, integrating audiological results and report writing.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) evaluate principles of basic audiological assessment of children, including history taking, otoscopy, behavioural assessment techniques, pediatric speech testing, acoustic impedance and reflex testing, other objective testing techniques including ototacoustic emissions and auditory brainstem responses and (2) assess the specific issues related to assessment of children at different ages..
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) theory examination and (2) case-based written assignments. Further information is available in the unit outline.

To pass this unit, a student must: (a) achieve an overall mark of 50 per cent or higher for the unit; and (b) achieve the requisite requirements(s) or a mark of 50 per cent or greater, whichever is higher and specified in the unit outline, for the case-based written assignments component.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Helen Goulios and Dr Helmy Mulders
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
enrolment in the Master of Audiological Sciences (73560)
Co-requisites:
PHYL5505 Introduction to Ear Diseases and Treatments
and
PHYL5513 Speech, Language and Communication
and
PHYL5514 Evoked Responses in Clinical Diagnosis.
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