UCC CPD courses

CT6200 Communication and Hearing in Paediatric and Adult Populations

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  • Title

    CT6200 Communication and Hearing in Paediatric and Adult Populations

  • Code

    CT6200

  • College

    Medicine and Health

  • Duration

    48hr(s) Lectures (Seminars/Workshops/Problem-based learning Tutorials/E-learning); Other (Self-directed Fieldwork and Learning). 20/05/21 - 22/05/21

  • Teaching Mode

    Part-Time

  • Fees

    • Non-EU fee of €2,050 - 10 credit module. • EU fee of €900 - 10 credit module. See Fees and Costs for full details.

  • Entry Requirements

    As per Entry Requirements for MSc HBC CKX27 Part-time See Requirements for full details.

  • Venue

    TBC

  • Credits

    10 Credits

  • Start Date

    SEM III : 12th -14th May 2022

Outline

Module Objective: To integrate perspectives affecting hearing-related communication abilities in children and adults, to related disciplines in health and education, using evidence based research and best practice guidelines. 


Module Content: Hearing across the lifespan, in the context of development and adaptation within the following domains: communication, cognition, emotional and social skills.

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:

  • Determine the stages of communicative, socio-emotional and cognitive development in children with and without hearing loss.
  • Evaluate from current research findings how a hearing loss can influence development in the areas of spoken language and literacy.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of evidence-based assessments used to evaluate the languages of deaf children, including bilingual deaf children.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the cognitive, social and educational challenges for children with and without hearing loss.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the effects of late-onset or acquired hearing loss on communication in children and adults.

Practicalities

Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 

50% Students must pass each of the components independently to pass this module. For students who do not satisfy this requirement, the overall mark achieved in the module and a 'Fail Special Requirement will be recorded. 

 

Requirements

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.

Fees and Costs

• Non-EU Fee €2,050 for this 10 credit module.
• EU Fee €900 for this 10 credit module.

There is also a €35 application fee payable on-line. 

How Do I Apply

  1. Download and complete the application form at the link below
  2. Gather any additional documents required (including a passport-style photo)
  3. 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
  4. Send your completed application form, photo and any relevant documents, including your application ID via e-mail to cpdgraduatestudies@ucc.ie

CT6200 Communication and Hearing in Paediatric and Adult Populations (10 credits) for commencement on this module Semester III 3 days 12th -14th May 2022.

 Application Form:   

 03 03 21 CPD Form

CPD Co-Ordinator, CPD Centre, 

An tIonad um Fhorbairt Ghairmiúil Leanúnaigh,

Q+1 floor, The Boole Library, Main Quad, U.C.C.

e-mail cpdgraduatestudies@ucc.ie

 

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Similar Courses

This module can also be taken as a non-credit bearing module; 

Please access the following link for details to CPD 1707  https://www.ucc.ie/en/cpd/options/medhealth/clinicaltherapies/cpd1707/ 

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