UCC CPD courses

Advanced Practices in Paediatric Assessment of Hearing

Course Fact File
Teaching ModePart-Time
QualificationsCert of Attendance
Fees€120.00 See Fees and Costs for full details.
Closing Date31st January 2022

Brookfield Health Sciences Complex 

College Road


Start DateFebruary Fri 3rd & Sat 4th 2023


Learning Objective

The module will consist of lectures, case presentations and discussion as well as panel discussions. Modules will be delivered by national and international expert facilitators from a wide range of disciplinary and clinical backgrounds

This module will discuss the principles of advanced assessment of hearing and rehabilitation in children from birth. The module will focus on the behavioural assessment and rehabilitation of hearing loss in infants and younger children within the context of child-centred and family friendly services, as well as the epdemiology and differential diagnosis of hearing loss in this population.

Presented by Dr Josephine Marriage, the Director of CHEAR London and member of the Volountary Board of Auditory Verbal UK, it's a unique opportunity for Paediatric Audiologists with experience in audiological assessment and fitting of hearing aids in infants and younger children.

Module Content

On successful completion of this offering, students should be able to:
• Characterise a wide range of behavioural assessments of hearing for infants and children
• Demonstrate an understanding of how to select appropriate assessments based on the maturational and developmental stages of infancy and childhood
• Critically evaluate theories underlying the management of hearing loss, including hearing aid fitting, verification and validation for children. 



Timetable with exact location details in Brookfield Health & Science Complex will be confirmed closer to the date and once registration is complete. The duration of the course is two days.

There are two options for taking this module non credit bearing for CPD purposes as outlined here or credit bearing see (https://www.ucc.ie/en/ct6103/) for further information. Core modules (10 credits) are available annually and elective modules (5 credits) are available biannually.

CPD certificates will be issued upon completion of the module through canvas catalog UCC’s CPD platform. To register for the course you will be required to register with UCC open. All lecture materials will be made available to you on Canvas Catalog.


Why Choose


"Very informative, I have learned so much from this course and it will have an impact on local practice going forward. It was an excellent two days very informative and useful information that can be used in clinical setting "

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Paediatric Audiologists with relevant experience in the assessment and rehabilitation of children. Contact cmoloney@ucc.ie to confirm entry requirements.

Fees and Costs


How To Apply

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Contact Details

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