AUD 811 Hearing Disorders
Characteristics of the disease:
What is it?
Incidence, Prevalence (include age/gender/race/ethnicity variants)
Hearing loss (onset, laterality, situations that present particular difficulty)
Hearing loss type, ac-bc relationship
Hearing loss severity, configuration
Expected word recognition results
Expected dynamic range
Typical results of immittance measurements
Any special tests appropriate and what are predicted results?
What diagnostic tests are the best predictors of diagnosis?
What does the ENT look for?
Additional tests needed?
What other diseases/disorders might it be confused with?
Best source/s: both audiologic and medical; print and website
One recent (last 3-5 years) article [bring 1 copy to class please]
Choose representative case/s to exemplify the points made above.
1. Content (accuracy and completeness)
2. Presentation (clarity and conciseness)
3. Handout (content & style)
4. Case (selection, understanding)