First cycle degree in

Audioprothesic techniques (2020/2021)

Class: L/SNT3 - Technical health professions

Class L/SNT3 - Technical health professions
Duration 3 years
Branch Padova; Treviso
Language Italian
Tuition fees and scholarships
President of the Course of Study GINO MARIONI
Access Restricted
Reference structures Department of neurosciences, Scuola di medicina e chirurgia

Brief overview of the course

Characteristics and objectives
The student will learn principles in Biology e Physiology of the organs and of the mechanisms involved in the sense of hearing, will understand the underlying pathology and disability, even hereditary; will understand the consequences of the disease on aspects such as those psychological, social and environmental.
The student will learn the use of modern technology in the field of hearing rehabilitation, the methods for rehabilitation, the principles and functioning techniques of hearing aids, how to choose, apply and fit them; will learn how to evaluate the efficacy of intervention via
the use of
appropriate instruments and tests. The student will learn basic knowledge on the functionality and fitting of cochlear implants and implantable hearing devices.

Occupational opportunities
The Bachelor Degree is a requisite for occupation in private Hearing Aid Centres that are responsible in Italy for the fitting of hearing devices. Even though the Hearing aid dispenser applies hearing aids via medical prescription, shall act in total autonomy and responsibility for the professional acts undertaken and will collaborate with other professional figures involved in the prevention and rehabilitation of hearing loss.

From Bachelor's degree to Master's degree
The three year Bachelor's Degree allows access to the Master's Degree Course in Health Professions Technical Diagnostics Science, according to the modalities that will be indicated in the specific notice of admission.