UCC CPD courses

Auditory rehabilitation in the Hearing Impaired Adult Population CT6108

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  • Title

    Auditory rehabilitation in the Hearing Impaired Adult Population CT6108

  • Code

    CT6108

  • College

    Medicine and Health

  • Duration

    Fri/Sat 10th &11th March 2023

  • Teaching Mode

    Part-Time

  • Fees

    EU 5 credit module fee É450.00 Non EU 5 credit module fee É1,025.00 See Fees and Costs for full details.

  • Entry Requirements

    As per MSc Hearing, Balance and Communication https://www.ucc.ie/en/ckx27/ See Requirements for full details.

  • Closing Date

    30th October 2022

  • Non-EU Closing Date

    30th October 2022

  • Venue

    Brookfield Health Sciences Complex

  • Credits

    5

  • Start Date

    Fri/Sat 10th & 11th March 2023

Outline

This module is offer in the academic year 2022/2023 Semester II.  CT6108 is a Cyclical Module which runs every two years.

Module Objective:

To address the impact of adult hearing loss in terms of communication and quality of life and evaluate strategies for supporting adults with hearing loss, including those with special needs.

Module Content:

Content will include the impact of sudden and progressive hearing loss in adults. The module also considers the psychological and social impacts of hearing loss, and the models which inform our understanding of hearing related disabilities. Further topics include shared decision making in rehabilitation, as well as recognizing patient preferences in the use of amplification and assistive technology.

Learning Outcomes:

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

  • Map patient centred rehabilitation pathways for adults who have been diagnosed with acquired permanent hearing loss
  • Synthesise and analyse different models relating to the psychological and social impact of hearing loss acquired in adulthood
  • Demonstrate a critical awareness of the counselling and communication skills required to support them
  • Demonstrate a systematic understanding of hearing impaired adults with complex needs with particular reference to auditory habilitation.
  • Reflect critically on and understand primary communication disorders and their effect on the process of accessibility 
  • permanent hearing loss
  • Synthesise and analyse different models relating to the psychological and social impact of hearing loss acquired in adulthood
  • Demonstrate a critical awareness of the counselling and communication skills required to support them
  • Demonstrate a systematic understanding of hearing impaired adults with complex needs with particular reference to auditory habilitation.
  • Reflect critically on and understand primary communication disorders and their effect on the process of accessibility within the context of a patient centred service.

 

Practicalities

Cyclical Module which runs every two years. Fri/Sat 10th & 11th March 2023

Practicalities

Face-to-face: Students will attend the University for a variety of activities including but not limited to: lectures/seminars./interactive workshops/collaborative groupwork.

Students will also need to engage in independent study in their own time.  

Please note that the intention is to run this module face to face on campus. However, please note that the mode of delivery is subject to change depending upon the national guidance on the Covid-19 pandemic at the time. Also, please note that participant numbers will be strictly limited.

Continuous Assessment

Requirements

Entry Requirements: As per MSc Hearing, Balance and Communication

https://www.ucc.ie/en/ckx27/

  • 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.

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 Fee: 5 credit module fee É450.00
Non EU Fee: 5 credit module fee É1,025.00

Application fee also of É35.00 payable on-line.

How Do I Apply

Fri/Sat 10th and 11th March 2023. Applications Open 2022/2023

 

  • 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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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.

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