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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - SPA7331

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2011-02-27
Campus: Tampa
Submission Type: New
Course Change Information (for course changes only):
Comments: to gc 11/30/11. Appd 12/5/11; to GC 1/23/11. to USF Sys 1/24/12; to SCNS 2/1/12. Appd eff 3/15/12 (was 7311), appd 7331


  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    2628 2011-09-26
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Communication Sciences and Disorders BC 0000001219000
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Jennifer Lister 8139749712 jlister@usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    SPA 7331 Advanced Medical 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
    3 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) R - Regular
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Adv Medical Aud
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    C - Face-to-face (0% online) 0

    Prerequisites

    SPA 6311 SPA 6505 SPA 6536L

    Corequisites

    Course Description

    This is a seminar course which will prepare audiologists to work in a medical setting. Topics will include pharmacology, medical genetics, and diagnostic imaging.


  3. Justification

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

    Replacing Selected Topics with Permanent number; already listed in 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?

    All Au D students take the course, approximately 15 per year

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

    Yes, 3 or more times

    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. and experience in the topic area.


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    My course objectives are: (1) Students will describe the basis of pharmacology; (2) Students will describe and apply medical genetics; (3) Students will describe different diagnostic imaging procedures, and (4) Students will demonstrate a working knowledge of the underlying pathophysiology of common disorders which affect the auditory system.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    • The student will demonstrate knowledge of the effects of pharmacological and teratogenic agents on the auditory and vestibular systems (KASA Standard A8).

    • The student will demonstrate knowledge of infectious/contagious diseases and universal precautions (KASA Standard A16).

    • The student will demonstrate knowledge of medical/surgical procedures for treatment of auditory and vestibular systems (KASA Standard A21).

    C. Major Topics

    Basic Pharmacology and Role of the FDA Drugs OTC drugs and Homeopathic remedies used in ENT Ototoxic Drugs Mechanisms Vestibular Toxicity Syndromic Hearing Impairment Non Syndromic Hearing Impairment Hair cells Homeostasis and Supporting Cells Tinnitus and Otoprotection Imagining Technology Imaging CT Scans MRI and PET case studies

    D. Textbooks

    Campbell, K. (2007). Pharmacology and Ototoxicity for Audiologist is highly recommended.

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    Class Participation 20 Presentations 20 Quizzes 20 Final Exam 40

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    Exams A comprehensive final examination There will be a 2 hour time limit for the exam Each student will make 2 PowerPoint presentations 1 A chapter from Campbell K 2007 Pharmacology and Ototoxicity for Audiologist and 2 an assigned topic from the suggested topics list which will be a team assignment Each PowerPoint presentation is to include at least 10 multiple choice short answer study questions based on the topic Class discussion and activity participation Class participation is a key attribute of a successful seminar Each week you will be given a series of readings which you must be prepared to discuss You will be graded on the level of participation in discussion about readings activities from 0 3 as follows 0 No evidence of preparation for class no contribution to discussion no active involvement in activities 1 Minimal evidence of preparation for class provides at least 1 comment but comment does not reflect depth of understanding of readings and or active engagement in active 2 Makes 1 or more contributions to discussion that reflects depth of understanding of readings and demonstrates evidence of active engagement in activates 3 Demonstrates excellence in contributions to class discussions with comments and questions reflective of readings and demonstrates full engagement in participation in activities The scores for participation will be averaged and weighted to provide 20 of the final grade for the course

    H. Attendance Policy

    ATTENDANCE: Regular class attendance is expected. Presentations are to be delivered on the scheduled dates. If a student(s) are unable to present as scheduled, he or she will automatically receive a full reduction of the grade. The instructor must be notified prior to the assignment due date if illness or other circumstances prevent a student from presenting their topic. Students may be excused from class in the event of a medical or family emergency; if prior notification is not possible, and student must provide documentation of the emergency. University policy states that reasons for excused absences include documented illness, deaths in the immediate family and other documented crises, call to active military duty, court-imposed legal obligations (e.g., jury duty and subpoenas), special requirements of other courses and university sponsored events. Employment schedules and athletic training/practice schedules of students do not comprise a valid excuse for absences. Students who anticipate the necessity of being absent from class due to the observation of a major religious observance or one of the above must provide notice of the date(s) to the instructor, at least one week prior.

    Absences due to Religious Observances:

    Students are expected to notify their instructors at the beginning of each academic term if they intend to be absent for a class or announced examination. Students absent for religious reasons, as noticed to the instructor at the beginning of each academic term, will be given reasonable opportunities to make up any work missed. For further information, please refer to:

    http://generalcounsel.usf.edu/policies-and-procedures/pdfs/policy-10-045.pdf

    Campus Wide Emergency : In the event of an emergency, it may be necessary for USF to suspend normal operations. During this time, USF may opt to continue delivery of instruction through methods that include but are not limited to: Blackboard, Elluminate, Skype, and email messaging and/or an alternate schedule. It’s the responsibility of the student to monitor Blackboard site for each class for course specific communication, and the main USF, College, and department websites, emails, and MoBull messages for important general information.

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    : Regular class attendance is expected. Presentations are to be delivered on the scheduled dates. If a student(s) are unable to present as scheduled, he or she will automatically receive a full reduction of the grade. The instructor must be notified prior to the assignment due date if illness or other circumstances prevent a student from presenting their topic. Students may be excused from class in the event of a medical or family emergency; if prior notification is not possible, and student must provide documentation of the emergency. University policy states that reasons for excused absences include documented illness, deaths in the immediate family and other documented crises, call to active military duty, court-imposed legal obligations (e.g., jury duty and subpoenas), special requirements of other courses and university sponsored events. Employment schedules and athletic training/practice schedules of students do not comprise a valid excuse for absences. Students who anticipate the necessity of being absent from class due to the observation of a major religious observance or one of the above must provide notice of the date(s) to the instructor, at least one week prior.

    ACADEMIC INTEGRITY ACADEMIC DISHONESTY Any form of cheating on examinations or plagiarism on assigned papers constitutes unacceptable deceit and dishonesty Disruption of the classroom or teaching environment is also unacceptable The University of South Florida has very specific policies and procedures regarding academic dishonesty or disruption of academic process Cheating is defined as follows Cheating is defined as follows a the unauthorized granting or receiving of aid during the prescribed period of a course graded exercise students may not consult written materials such as notes or books may not look at the paper of another student nor consult orally with any other student taking the same test b asking another person to take an examination in his her place c taking an examination for or in place of another student d stealing visual concepts such as drawings sketches diagrams musical programs and scores graphs maps etc and presenting them as one s own e stealing borrowing buying or disseminating tests answer keys or other examination material except as officially authorized research papers creative papers speeches etc f Stealing or copying of computer programs and presenting them as one s own Such stealing includes the use of another student s program as obtained from the magnetic media or interactive terminals or from cards print out paper etc If you have any questions please refer to the University s Undergraduate Academic Dishonesty policy at Procedures for Alleged Academic Dishonesty or Disruption http www ugs usf edu catalogs 0809 adap htm Student Academic Grievance Procedures http www ugs usf edu catalogs 0809 arcsagp htm

    J. Program This Course Supports

    AYD, Audiology Doctoral Program (Au.D.)


  5. Course Concurrence Information

    Pharmacy, Public Health



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