2018-2019 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Oct 19, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIS-230 Advanced Audiometry

Credits: 3
Contact Hours: Lec 2 Lab 2 Practicum 0
Tier Rate: Tier III
This course reviews concepts learned in the introductory course on audiometry, and expands on them considerably. Specifically, it covers not only the topic of when to use masking, but also how to perform masking. We will examine various types of advanced speech testing materials, such as speech-in-noise testing procedures, We will also look much further into the topic of the Acoustic Reflex The course also introduces concepts of specialized audiometric tests performed by Audiologists, and important for the HIS to recognize, such as: Acoustic Reflex Decay, Oto-acoustic Emissions, Auditory Brainstem Response. A hand-on lab forms part of this course. Prerequisite(s): Grade of “C” or better in HIS 125  and HIS 130 .