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CSD 441. Hearing Measurement

Credits: 3
Department: Communication Sciences & Disorders
Description: Causes and effects of hearing disorders, classification of hearing loss, and medical management procedures. Basic audiometric procedures. Laboratory participation and clinical competency demonstration required.
Prerequisites: CSD 326
Semester Offered: Fall
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Describe the scope of practice of audiologists and its relationship to other health or allied health professions.
2. Administer a case history, otoscopy, immitance, pure tone air/bone conduction, speech recognition, PI function/word recognition, MCL, UCL, SNR and electrophysiological tests in the audiology clinic.
3. Interpret and apply audiological data to various communication disorders and auditory pathologies.
4. Compose comprehensive audiological reports including the background information, audiological assessment procedures and recommendations.
5. Describe appropriate procedures for assessing hearing and preventing hearing loss in children and adults.






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