First cycle degree in

Audioprothesic techniques

Class: L/SNT3 - Technical health professions

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Class L/SNT3 - Technical health professions
Duration 3 years
Branch Padova; Treviso
Language Italian
Tuition fees and scholarships
Programme coordinator GINO MARIONI
Access Restricted
Reference structures Department of neurosciences, School of medicine

As we develop into an increasingly aging society problems related to hearing have become more evident and hearing aids have solved the problem. If you are interested in the supply, adaptation, and control of prosthetic devices this course will allow you to learn the basic knowledge related to hearing and prostheses as well as how to apply this (through an important practical approach) using modern technology. Understanding auditory rehabilitation and using appropriate testing and equipment to verify the effectiveness of hearing aid devices you will also deal with transversal topics of psychology, informatics, and management. With this course you will be able to enter the workforce, mainly in private structures, acting independently with a doctor's prescription.

Curricula
GENERICO - SEDE di PADOVA; GENERICO - SEDE di TREVISO

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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.

Curricula
GENERICO - SEDE di PADOVA; GENERICO - SEDE di TREVISO

  Teaching list

Training

I Year ANATOMY, PHYSIOLOGY AND MEDICINE [CFU 9] BIOLOGICAL STUDIES [CFU 8] PHYSICAL SCIENCES AND STATISTICS [CFU 8] AUDIOMETRY AND ELECTRONICS [CFU 7] AUDIOLOGY AND LINGUISTICS [CFU 6] FIRST YEAR TRAINING [CFU 20] OTOLOGICAL DISORDERS RELATED TO NASAL FUNCTION [CFU 3] II Year PEDIATRICS AND NEUROLOGY [CFU 8] PROFESSIONAL LABORATORIES [CFU 3] AUDIOLOGY AND PSICOLOGY [CFU 6] AUDIOPROTHESIC SCIENCE TECHNIQUES 1 [CFU 6] HEARING AIDS AND PSICHOMETRICS [CFU 6] MEDICINE CLINIC [CFU 6] SECOND YEAR TRAINING [CFU 20] ENGLISH [CFU 3] INSTRUMENTATION HEARING AIDS 2 [CFU 3] III Year SEMINAR ACTIVITIES [CFU 6] AUDIOLOGICAL DIAGNOSIS AND HEALTH MANAGEMENT [CFU 6] MEDICAL SCIENCES OF PREVENTION [CFU 6] AUDIOPROTHESIC SCIENCE TECHNIQUES 2 [CFU 7] AUDIOPROTESIC SCIENCE TECNIQUES 3 [CFU 7] THIRD YEAR TRAINING [CFU 20] HARDWARE SOFTWARE AND FITTING HEARING AIDS [CFU 3]