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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - SPA6348

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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
    2004 2003-11-11
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    CSD BC 1219-000-00
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Arthur M. Guilford 49790 Guilford@chuma1.cas.usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    SPA 6348 Principles of Amplification II

    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
    3 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) R - Regular
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Principles of Amp II
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    -

    Prerequisites

    SPA 6345

    Corequisites

    None

    Course Description

    The general goal of this second of three hearing aid courses is to provide information and training related to the assessment, selection, fitting, verification, and validation processes associated with the modern hearing aid.


  3. Justification

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

    Necessary for the Au.D. 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 will not service any other programs

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

    Yes 3

    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. describe the effect of sensory hearing impairment on communication function; 2. describe the process for assessing a patient for hearing instruments; 3. demonstrate the process for prescribing linear hearing instruments; 4. demonstrate ear impression techniques; 5. demonstrate the use of non-linear hearing aid prescription formulae; 6. demonstrate real ear aided measurements; 7. demonstrate nonprogrammable and programmable hearing aid modifications; 8. describe special considerations for the pediatric patient; 9. identify common hearing aid related malfunctions and prescribe appropriate remedies; 10. describe the hearing aid orientation process 11. describe appropriate hearing aid outcome measures; and 12. describe unconventional amplification systems

    B. Learning Outcomes

    1. describe the effect of sensory hearing impairment on communication function; 2. describe the process for assessing a patient for hearing instruments; 3. demonstrate the process for prescribing linear hearing instruments; 4. demonstrate ear impression techniques; 5. demonstrate the use of non-linear hearing aid prescription formulae; 6. demonstrate real ear aided measurements; 7. demonstrate nonprogrammable and programmable hearing aid modifications; 8. describe special considerations for the pediatric patient; 9. identify common hearing aid related malfunctions and prescribe appropriate remedies; 10. describe the hearing aid orientation process 11. describe appropriate hearing aid outcome measures; and 12. describe unconventional amplification systems

    C. Major Topics

    Effects of hearing loss on speech perception; Patient Assessment (part 1); Patient Assessment (part 2); Hearing aid selection and prescription; Earmolds; Fitting conventional amplification (part 1); Fitting conventional amplification (part 2); Fitting nonlinear amplification; Real ear measurements; Pediatric considerations; Follow up and repair; Fitting programmables. and digitals; Outcome measures; Fitting nonconventional instruments

    D. Textbooks

    Text: Audiology Treatment. Michael Valente, Holly Hosford-Dunn, and Ross J. Roeser (eds.), Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc., 2000

    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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