Advanced Practices in Paediatric Assessment of Hearing CT6103: Due to the exceptional circumstances surrounding the Covid-19 virus, this module is not available 2021/22
12hr(s) Lectures (Seminars/Workshops/case-based learning Tutorials/E-learning); Other (Self-directed learning). Online 7th - 8th May 2021
Part-Time. See Additional Teaching Mode Information for more info.
EU 5 credit module fee É450.00 Non EU 5 credit module fee €1,025 See Fees and Costs for full details.
As per entry requirements for the MSC HBC, recognised prior clinical experience in diagnostic audiology. See Requirements below for further details. This module is restricted to students with recognised prior clinical experience in diagnostic audiology. See Requirements for full details.
Not running in the academic year 2021/22
7th May 2021 Academic Year 2020/2021
Module Objective: To provide a detailed overview of advanced assessment of hearing in children.
Module Content: This module will discuss the principles of advanced assessment of hearing in children from birth. The module will focus on the behavioural assessment 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.
Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
- Characterise a wide range of behavioral 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
- Critically evaluate the literature pertinent to the assessment and management of hearing loss in the paediatric population
Venues and Dates:
May 7th / May 8th 2021 BHSC
Additional Teaching Mode Information
Assessment: Total Marks 100: Continuous Assessment 100 marks (1 x Essay (50 marks); 1 x online Presentation (50 marks)).
Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.
No Assessment if taken under the pathway of non credit bearing CPD 1708
For Students taking the module as a credit bearing CPD module see the relevant details below.
CT6103 5 Credits
Fee: EU 5 credit module fee É450.00 / Non EU 5 credit module fee €1,025
Apply via the application form by email to the CPD Centre. The form link is below under the section "How Do I Apply"
Entry requirements: As per entry requirements for the MScHBC and recognised prior clinical experience in diagnostic audiology.
As per Entry Requirements for MSc HBC CKX27 Part-time and also recognised prior clinical experience in diagnostic audiology.
- Candidates will hold either an undergraduate honours degree (NFQ Level 8; minimum Second Class Honours, Grade 1) or a postgraduate degree, in any scientific or medical discipline, such as but not exclusively, Audiology, Anatomy, Biomedical Science, Engineering, Social Sciences, Speech and Language Therapy, Medicine, Nursing and Education.
- In exceptional circumstances candidates without an honours degree may be recommended for entry to the programme after a review of their qualifications and experience by the programme lead. The admission of such candidates will be subject to the approval of the School of Clinical Therapies.
- Applications will be reviewed on the basis of educational qualifications, relevant work experience and motivation.
- A motivational statement is part of this application process. The motivational statement should be no longer than 800 words and demonstrate motivation, relevant previous experience, commitment and suitability in applying for this course.
- Short-listed applicants will be invited for interview and each applicant will be scored by an interview panel on the basis of educational qualifications, relevant work experience and motivation.
Recognition of Prior Learning
In accordance with UCC's policy on Recognition of Prior Learning, a student who has successfully completed modules for Continuous Professional Development within the MSc in Hearing Balance and Communication programme, and/or has completed relevant university postgraduate modules in a cognate area at similar NFQ level (subject to approval of the Programme Team), and who meets the entry requirements for the MSc in Hearing Balance and Communication, can apply to register for the MSc in Hearing Balance and Communication with exemptions granted for modules taken within the previous five years to a maximum of 20 credits. This will require a PAC application by the student for the MSc.
Fees and Costs
EU 5 credit module fee É450.00
Non EU 5 credit module fee €1,025.
There is also a €35 application fee.
How Do I Apply
Application Form for commencement of this module 7th May 2021 ; Academic Year 2020/2021 03 03 21 CPD Form
- Download and complete the application form at the link.
- Gather any additional documents required (including a passport-style photo).
- Pay your €35 application fee for this module via UCC’s Online Portal, noting your Application ID: Click here to proceed to UCC’s Online Portal
- Send your completed application form, photo and any relevant documents, including your application ID via e-mail to email@example.com
Due to the exceptional circumstances surrounding the Covid-19 virus, all non-essential training has been cancelled by the HSE. We will advertise a new date as soon as we have been advised that it is prudent to do so. This module is on hold for the academic year 2021/2022
CPD Co-Ordinator, CPD Centre,
An tIonad um Fhorbairt Ghairmiúil Leanúnaigh,
Q+1 floor, The Boole Library, Main Quad, U.C.C.
This module will not be on offer in the academic year 2021/2022
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