Learning outcomes of the course unit
The form of Audiology VI is part of the Integrated Course of Hearing VI and has the objective of allowing the student to know and to understand the essential elements of the implantable prosthesis within the auditory rehabilitation of conductive hearing loss, mixed and / or severe neurosensory who can not benefit from traditional hearing aid. The student must acquire the ability to use knowledge and understanding in order to identify the indications and contraindications audiological, to interpret its path verification / adjustment and adaptation audiological and electrophysiological auditory rehabilitation.
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Course contents summary
The teaching of Audiology VI provides the main argument Implantable prostheses. Are first described the various types of implantable prostheses, their components and their operation; then analyzes the indications, contraindications, and the selection procedure for patients; explains some hints to surgical technique; treat, then, the procedures for verification / adjustment of electrophysiological implantable prostheses; the lessons end with elements of audiological adaptation.
Umberto Cotrona, Walter Livi: L'ADATTAMENTO DEGLI APPARECCHI ACUSTICI.
3°Edizione Oticon-Arti Grafiche Reggiani
The lessons require oral presentation in video-projection of the contents of documents with the help of special audiological and clinical aspects. The last minutes of class are reserved for questions of clarification from the students. It provides for the discussion of clinical cases emblematic.
Assessment methods and criteria
The assessment of learning and knowledge takes place during the appeals provided for by the teaching calendar, by oral, in the presence of the Committee of Professors of the Integrated Course of Hearing VI. The student must be able to demonstrate knowledge on Implantable prostheses, indications audiological audiological and its adaptation.