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Hearing Instrument Dispensary Student Learning Outcomes

Hearing Instrument Program graduates will

  • Describe auditory pathways, peripheral and central
  • Interpret sound processing in the peripheral and central auditory system
  • Explain the anatomy and physiology of the peripheral auditory system, outer ear, middle ear, inner ear, and auditory nerve
  • Interpret cochlear mechanics and physiology
  • Explain the anatomy and physiology of the central auditory system: cochlear nucleus, superior olivary complex, nucleus of lateral lemniscus, inferior colliculus, medial geniculate body, and auditory cortex
  • Describe the structures and function of auditory efferent system and vascular system in the auditory pathway

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