Paediatric Assessment

Posted by 2563 on January 13, 2017

Paediatric Assessment

Jan 13th - All Day

Paediatric Assessment: Fridays over 5 weeks 13 Jan - 10 Feb 2017

The aims and objectives of this module include:

  • To establish skills in behavioural and objective methods of hearing assessment in infants and children as the basis for appropriate audiological management
  • To integrate speech-based assessments into the protocols for evaluating hearing
  • To develop coherence in the roles of all professionals in the paediatric audiology team
  • To assess and address the hearing needs of the child within his/her family context
  • To introduce a culture of reflective practice and professional learning
  • To develop a culture of service evaluation as appropriate to an evolving discipline within clinical audiology provision from newborn hearing screening (NHSP) in the UK

Topics will include:

  • NHSP principles and practice
  • Development and neural plasticity
  • Behavioural assessment for children
  • Speech testing
  • ANSD
  • Objective hearing tests
  • Aetiological investigations and team working for parents
  • Outcome measures of effective intervention
  • Counselling skills