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Audiology

Audiologists perform their duties in the areas of prevention, diagnosis and rehabilitation, as well as in academic teaching and scientific research.

On the level of Prevention, the Audiology professional is responsible for planning and conducting awareness-raising activities and screening programmes designed to prevent hearing loss. To that effect, he can intervene within industrial communities, schools, high-risk groups and the general population.

In the domain of the Diagnosis, the audiologist prepares, executes and interprets complementary examinations of functional and electrophysiological exploration, in order to identify, quantify and qualify dysfunctions in the audio-vestibular system and facial nerve.

In what concerns to Rehabilitation, he takes part (often integrated in multidisciplinary teams) in the study, development and execution of audio and vestibular rehabilitation programmes. He chooses the most adequate technical solutions (prosthesis) and renders the respective audioprosthetic and audiologic follow-up (audio rehabilitation), planning and executing actions that ensure the system’s improvement.

In teaching, he is responsible for training undergraduate and postgraduate students to the practice of the profession, as well as other professionals who might become interested in audiology.

Finally, in the field of scientific research, he organizes and conducts research projects in order to develop new techniques or to improve the existing ones.

 

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Número: R/A-Ef803/2011/AL01
Data:
14/06/2016
N.º Despacho/Portaria: Despacho n.º 8893/2016 (2ª Série)
Data:
11/07/2016
1º Ano
Unidade curricular Período ECTS
Anatomophysiology Semester 5.50
Phonetic Elements Semester 4.00
Biostatistics Semester 3.50
Psychoacoustics Semester 2.50
Audiology II Semester 5.50
Audiology I Semester 7.50
Health Psychology Semester 3.50
Língua Gestual Portuguesa I Semester 5.50
Patologia Humana Semester 5.00
Língua Gestual Portuguesa II Semester 2.50
Clinical Education I Semester 5.00
Histology & Embriology Semester 5.00
Acoustic Physics Semester 5.00
2º Ano
Unidade curricular Período ECTS
Technical Means of Audition Rehabilitation I Semester 5.00
Audiology III Semester 5.50
Bioelectronics Semester 4.00
Auditive Rehabilitation Semester 3.00
Clinical Education II Semester 7.50
Métodos e Técnicas de Avaliação Vestibular I Semester 5.00
Métodos e Técnicas de Avaliação Eletrofisiológica I Semester 5.00
Métodos e Técnicas de Avaliação Vestibular II Semester 6.50
Fundamentos em Otologia Semester 5.00
Métodos e Técnicas de Avaliação Eletrofisiológica II Semester 5.50
Neurobioquímica Semester 4.00
Eletromedicina em Audiologia Semester 4.00
3º Ano
Unidade curricular Período ECTS
Audiologia Escolar, Comunitária e Ocupacional Semester 3.00
Clinical Education IV Semester 9.50
Technical Means of Audition Rehabilitation II Semester 6.00
Bioethical and Professional Issues Semester 2.50
Vestibular Rehabilitation Semester 5.50
Seminars Semester 6.00
Management And Entrepreneurship Semester 5.00
Clinical Education III Semester 8.00
Developmental Psychology Semester 5.00
Audiologia Pediátrica Semester 5.50
Investigação Científica Semester 4.00
4º Ano
Unidade curricular Período ECTS
Investigação Aplicada em Audiologia-módulo I Annual 8.50
Investigação Aplicada em Audiologia-módulo II Annual 7.00
Planeamento Experimental II Semester 4.50
Estudos Avançados em Audiologia Semester 5.00
Clinical Education VI Semester 18.50
Clinical Education V Semester 11.50
Planeamento Experimental I Semester 5.00
  • The audiologist works in public and/or private health care institutions (such as hospitals, health centres, clinics, audiology/audio-phonology and audio-rehabilitation centres), teaching institutions and factories, within teams of school/work assistance. He can also collaborate in research projects and become a lecturer, whether at work or school contexts.
  • Prerequisites
  • Medical Certificate
  • Individual Health Survey
  • Declaration from an Audiologist
  • Sample of an Audiology Survey

Minimum Grade

95 points

Tests for Admission

02 Biology and Geology

Application Grade (Formula)

High. School Average Grade: 50%

Tests for Admission: 50%

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