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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - SPA6318
Tracking Number - 2036
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Course Change Information (for course changes only):
- Date & Time Submitted: 2003-10-04
- Department: CSD
- College: BC
- Budget Account Number: 121900000
- Contact Person: Arthur M. Guilford
- Phone: 49790
- Email: Guilford@chuma1.cas.usf.edu
- Prefix: SPA
- Number: 6318
- Full Title: Medical Audiology
- Credit Hours: 3
- Section Type: C -
Class Lecture (Primarily)
- 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
- Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum): Medical Audiology
- Course Online?: -
- Percentage Online:
- Grading Option:
R - Regular
- Prerequisites: Psychoacoustics, Advanced Hearing Science, Clinic Lab I
- Corequisites: None
- Course Description: Anatomy & patho-physiology of the auditory system, medical genetics, congenital & acquired ear diseases, disorders of balance, & tinnitus. These areas will be related to audiology test results; diagnostic imaging, medical & surgical treatments.
- 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
- 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.
- Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times? Yes, 2
- What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.) Au.D. or Ph.D.
- Objectives: : This course will address the information/topics to prepare audiologists to working in a medical setting. Topics will include anatomy and patho-physiology of the auditory system, medical genetics, congenital ear diseases, acquired ear diseases, disorders of balance, and tinnitus. Further, these areas of medical audiology will be related to audiometric test results, diagnostic imaging, medical and surgical treatments.
- Learning Outcomes: 1. To enable students to describe the anatomy and patho-physiology of congenital ear diseases acquired ear diseases, and disorders of balance.
2. To enable students to describe the audiometric test results, diagnostic imaging, medical and surgical treatments for disorders of hearing and balance.
3. To enable students to apply the principles of medical audiology in the testing, management and rehabilitation/treatment of patients.
- Major Topics: Medical Audiology Tests
Imagining/ Laboratory Tests
Hereditary syndromes: SNHL
Hereditary syndromes: Conductive hearing loss & Congenital abnormalities
SNHL with prenatal causes
Surgery: diseases of the temporal bone
and Ototoxic agents
Diseases of unknown cause
Age related disorders
Vestibular Anatomy & Physiology
Causes and treatments for vertigo
Inner Ear Dysplasia
- Textbooks: Reserved Reference Texts: (1) Hughes, G. B. & Pensak, M. L. (1997). Clinical Otology. 2nd Edition. Thieme. (2) Ludman, H. & Wright, T. (1998). Diseases of the Ear. 6th Edition. Oxford University Press. (3) Schuknecht, H. (1974; 1993). Pathology of the Ear. 1st & 2nd Editions, Lea & Feibiger
Test Manual: Hurley, R. M. (2003). Manual of Audiology Tests Procedures for Medical Audiology. 4th Edition.
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