UCL Ear Institute, Grays Inn Road, London, United Kingdom
21 Feb 2020 - 20 Mar 2020
This five-day course combines theoretical evidence with practical knowledge and skills which you’ll be able to apply immediately in whatever clinical setting you work in.
You’ll also have an opportunity to network with a range of professionals from different backgrounds.
The course is updated annually to reflect the latest trends in technology and clinical practice.
Who this course is suitable for:
- audiologists and audiology assistants
- teachers of the deaf
- speech and language therapists
- general practitioners with a special interest in audiology
- audiovestibular doctors and other health professionals
You should have previous knowledge and experience in general audiology.
- Family centred hearing management
- Hearing aid selection verification, evaluation and monitoring of amplification progress in children
- Cohesive intervention and assessment of progress by a multidisciplinary team
- Functional speech outcome measures
- Advanced amplification considerations
- Educational management of children with hearing loss
Teaching and structure:
The course will run on five consecutive Fridays.
It uses blended learning methods to cater for different learning styles.
Seminar-style, interactive teaching is supplemented by:
- group exercises and class discussion
- practical demonstrations using videos
- completion of case-studies with peer-evaluated clinical procedures
- self-directed reading and pre-reading around current structure and practice in paediatric audiology services
- e-learning course work