DISEASES OF THE ARTICULATORY CAVITIES
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The course aims to enable students to know and understand basic information on infantile deafness, diagnostic methods and prevention, also in order to allow students to use these knowledge and understanding in identifying the patient's problems related to the condition of a person suffering from a disease and to prepare an appropriate care plan
The students at the end of the course will demonstrate knowledge and understanding about:
- audiometric strategy in infantile deafness
- pediatric audiometry
- audiometric strategy in infantile deafness associated with other disabilities
- prosthetic audiometry
- the role of objective audiometry ( ABR; ECoG) in the diagnosis of infantile deafness
Course contents summary
The lessons cover topics such as the audiometric strategy in infantile deafness, the pediatric audiometry, the audiometric strategy in infantile deafness associated with other disabilities, the prosthetic audiometry and the role of objective audiometry (learning to do ABR and ECoG examinations) in the diagnosis of infantile deafness
- MANUALE DI AUDIOLOGIA – M. DEL BO, F.GIACCAI, G. GRISANTI. MASSON ITALIA EDITORI.
Class lessons: the program themes will be discussed with the aid of slides. The proposed topics will be the subject of collective discussion and study on the basis of ideas and any questions raised during the lessons themselves.
Assessment methods and criteria
The achievement of the goals of the course is verified by an oral exam.
Answering questions about the contents of the course, the student will demonstrate whether he/she has achieved the goals of knowledge and understanding of the contents and the ability to apply the acquired knowledge.