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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - SPA6390

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2005-01-10
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  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    1996 2003-12-05
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    CSD BC 121900000
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Arthur M. Guilford 49790 Guilford@chuma1.cas.usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    SPA 6390 Profession of Audiology

    Is the course title variable? N
    Is a permit required for registration? Y
    Are the credit hours variable? N
    Is this course repeatable?
    If repeatable, how many times? 0

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    2 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) R - Regular
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Profession of Audiology
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    -

    Prerequisites

    None

    Corequisites

    None

    Course Description

    Acquaint students with a basic understanding of the profession of Audiology. Topics covered include: Historical underpinnings, scope of practice, ethics, legal issues, evidence-based practice, professional organizations, and current issues.


  3. Justification

    A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.

    This course is necessary for the new Doctor of Audiology Program.

    B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?

    This course is part of a required sequence. It does not service other programs.

    C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?

    Yes, 2

    D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)

    Au.D. or Ph.D.


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    1. To enable the student to know about the field of audiology in relation to its roots 2. To enable the student to know about the scope of practice in audiology and to become familiar with the variety of practice settings in which audiologists are engaged 3. To enable the student to critically evaluate ethical and legal issues in audiology 4. To enable the student to begin the steps which will allow him/her to become an evidence-based practitioner 5. To provide an understanding of professional organizations and their role in Audiology 6. To provide an understanding of current issues in the field of Audiology.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    To enable the student to describe the field of audiology in relation to its roots; To enable the student to describe the scope of practice in audiology and to become familiar with the variety of practice settings in which audiologists are engaged; To enable the student to critically evaluate ethical and legal issues in audiology; To enable the student to begin the steps which will allow him/her to become an evidence-based practitioner; To provide an understanding of professional organizations and their role in Audiology; To provide an understanding of current issues in the field of Audiology.

    C. Major Topics

    Topic Overview and Introduction o The Portfolio o Shadowing Experiences o Grand Rounds History of Audiology The Profession of Audiology Ethics and Audiology Legal Issues in Audiology Ethical/Legal Case Studies Using PowerPoint (Tentative) Understanding the Health Care System Presentations: Professional Organizations Introduction to Evidence Based Practice Outcomes in Evidence Based Practice Searching for Evidence Library Visit (Tentative) Overview of Evidence Evaluation Understanding Practice Guidelines, Algorithms & Clinical Pathways Presentations: Evidence Evaluation

    D. Textbooks

    Law, M. (2002). Evidence-Based Rehabilitation: A Guide to Practice. SLACK, Inc. Thorofare, NJ. (Available in USF Bookstore)

    Stach, B. (2003). Comprehensive Dictionary of Audiology. Thomson-Delmar Learning. (Available from www.delmarlearning.com and will be available in USF Bookstore).

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    H. Attendance Policy

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    J. Program This Course Supports


  5. Course Concurrence Information



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