UCC CPD courses

CT6104 Advanced Diagnostics of Otological and Neuro-otological Pathologies in Adults with Hearing Loss

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  • Title

    CT6104 Advanced Diagnostics of Otological and Neuro-otological Pathologies in Adults with Hearing Loss

  • Code

    CT6104

  • College

    Medicine and Health

  • Fees

    EU 5 Credit Module fee É450.00 Non-EU 5 Credit Module fee É1,025.00 There is also an application fee of É35.00 See Fees and Costs for full details.

  • Entry Requirements

    As per Entry Requirements for MSc HBC CKX27 Part-time and also recognised prior clinical experience in diagnostic audiology. See Requirements for full details.

  • Closing Date

    30th October 2022

  • Venue

    School of Clinical Therapies Brookfield Clinic 

    BHSC 105

    BHSC 101 (Rooms) 

  • Credits

    5

  • Start Date

    Semester II

Outline

Two Days 

FEBRUARY 4th & 5th, 2022 

Friday & Saturday 

 

Practicalities

Module Objective: To provide a detailed overview of various measurements and tests related to the diagnosis of otological and neuro-otological pathologies affecting the adult population.

Module Content: The module will discuss pathologies affecting the peripheral and central auditory systems with special reference to advanced diagnostic practices for adults.

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

  • Characterise a wide range of pathologies affecting the peripheral and the central auditory system in adults
  • Critically appraise current literature with regard to different pathologies affecting the inner, middle and outer ear and the central auditory system
  • Demonstrate an understanding of advanced diagnostic assessments of the peripheral and the central auditory system and the clinical implications for differential diagnosis
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the conditions leading to the development of cochlear dead regions and the principles of the TEN test
  • Demonstrate a critical understanding of the impact that primary communication disorders have on accessibility of services and resources.

Assessment: Total Marks 100: Continuous Assessment 100 marks (1 x Essay (50 marks); 1 x Online Presentation (50 marks)).

Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.

Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.): Where work is submitted up to and including 7 days late, 10% of the total marks available shall be deducted from the mark achieved. Where work is submitted up to and including 14 days late, 20% of the total marks available shall be deducted from the mark achieved. Work submitted 15 days late or more shall be assigned a mark of zero.

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.

Formal Written Examination: No Formal Written Examination.

Requirements

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 É1,025.00

There is also a É35.00 application fee. 

 

How Do I Apply

Applications for this module are now open.

  • To apply for this module please log on to the UCC APPLY page and create an account.  
  • Gather any additional documents required (including a passport-style photo), copy of your degree parchment if not a previous UCC graduate.
  • An application fee of €35 will be payable on submission of your application via the same platform.

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