PHYL5613 Audiology Practice Management

6 points
(see Timetable)
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
Having theoretical knowledge is not sufficient to function as an effective professional audiologist. Modern clinical audiologists need to know how to apply that knowledge ethically and within the standards of various organisations that have an impact on the field of audiology.
Students are able to (1) understand the ethics, standards and practices of audiology in Australia and (2) be prepared for clinical practice with ancillary skills such as financial management, database management, computer skills, and inventory control and practices in the health sector environment.
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) continuous assessment including case studies/seminars and (2) a final examination. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Helmy Mulders and Dr Helen Goulios
Unit rules
enrolment in the Master of Clinical Audiology (90540)
the combined Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Clinical Audiology (00840);
completion of 48 points in the Master of Clinical Audiology
PHYL5610 Advanced Hearing Aids and Rehabilitation Part 1; PHYL5615 Advanced Clinical Audiology Part 1; PHYL5616 Audiology Research Project Part 1
Advisable prior study:
semester 1 units are highly recommended
Contact hours
equivalent to 4 hours a week of lectures and practical work with hearing aids, similar technology and other rehabilitative procedures, but delivered in an intensive 5-week course in January–March, each followed by two weeks of workshops, prior to attending external clinical placements
Unit Outline
Semester 1_2019 [SEM-1_2019]

Hosford-Dunn, H. et al. Audiology Practice Management: Thieme Medical Publishers 2000

  • The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
  • All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
  • Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.