AUD 514 - Amplification II
Semester Hours: 3
This advanced course examines the theoretical and clinical issues related to hearing aid candidacy and fitting. Research is presented on self-assessment scales used to assess hearing aid benefit. The selection and evaluation of assistive devices are discussed. Course includes discussion of analog, digital and programmable aids. Business aspects of hearing aid dispensing is highlighted through model dispensing programs. Case analysis is used extensively throughout the course to illustrate successful and unsuccessful hearing aid fittings. Field trips to hearing aid manufacturing companies and an assistive device center are required for this course.
(Formerly SPCH 240B, Advanced Hearing Aids and Related Instrumentation.)
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