Paediatric Assessment a Refresher Course
This is an introductory course to Paediatric Assessment (Behavioural Testing). The course is for Audiologists who are beginning to work in Paediatric Testing. It is also suitable for Audiologists who qualified prior to the introduction of the BSc, who would like an update on current test protocols.
The course is ideal for those who are preparing to start the BAA Higher Training Scheme module on Paediatric Assessment. The course covers the pre-requisite theoretical knowledge for this module.
The course covers all the main behavioural tests, including speech discrimination testing and VRA using insert earphones and bone conduction. It also includes introduction to history taking, planning the session, calibration and room set-up, management decisions and report writing.
During the course delegates will receive the NHSP guidelines for Paediatric Testing and the guidelines used by the Middlesbrough Paediatric Team.
The course does not cover objective testing, advanced practice or assessment of complex cases.