AUD 521 - Amplification III
Semester Hours: 3
This course addresses recent developments in hearing aid technology and the factors that determine hearing aid candidacy. The importance of binaural amplification and the rationales for selecting and verifying the electroacoustic characteristics of hearing aids for children and adults will be reviewed. Outcome measures for assessing patient hearing-aid satisfaction will be covered. Current cochlear implant technology, the medical advances related to the use of cochlear implants, and the status of implantable hearing aids will be discussed. Recent developments in the management of tinnitus will be reviewed.
Prerequisites & Course Notes
Open only to matriculated students enrolled in the Au.D. program. (Formerly SPCH 330, Hearing Aid Technology and Dispensing (Professional) Practices.)
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