AUD 540 - Early Intervention
Semester Hours: 1
This course will cover the elements needed to ensure early identification and management of hearing loss in infants. The course will begin with an overview of the issues including the purpose and rationale for early detection and intervention. Included in this discussion will be an analysis of factors that led to the transition from risk-based to universal screening, including a discussion of landmark position statements and legislation. Procedures for early identification, including neonatal hearing screening and implementation of effective follow-up procedures will be described. The appropriate diagnostic tests to confirm hearing loss in identified infants between 0 and 6 months of age will also be covered.
Prerequisites & Course Notes
Open only to matriculated students enrolled in the Au.D. program. (Formerly SPCH 390, Early Intervention for Hearing Loss in Infants.)
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