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ODY 101 Hearing and Measurement   2 2 5
Introduction to audiometry, duties and authority limits of audiometrists and audiologists, audiometrist-patient relationships, principle and types of audiometry, physiology of hearing, noise and its properties, audiometric zero, diapason, purse audiogram and its aplication, masking, masking in measurement of air route and bone, samples of the purse audiogram, techniques of audimetry.

 

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ODY 102 Acoustics Biophysics   4 0 5
Introduction to biophysics; structure and models of atom, chemical bond, water, macromolecules, cells and their structure, transport mechanisms in cells, transportation of macromolecules, bioelectric potentials, electrical activity of neural system, solids, fluids and their physical properties, radioactivity, radiation, biological effects of radiation, light and its properties, electromagnetic waves, introduction to acoustical topics, physical properties of noise; energy, power and intensity of noise waves, physical principles of ear and hearing, theoretical mechanisms of hearing, acoustic structure of anechoic room used in audiometry research, reverberation, psychological properties of noise, general property of ultra noise, medical application of ultra noise and the effects of noise.

 

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ODY 103 General Physics   4 0 5
Measurement and unit systems, scalar and vector quantities, one-dimensional motion, two-dimensional motion, Newton's laws of motion, rotational motion, work and energy, potential energy and conservation of energy, electric fields, Gauss law, electric potential, current and resistance, direct current circuits, magnetic fields, Faraday's law, alternating current circuits.

 

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ODY 104 Objective and Audiometric Test Methods   2 2 5
 Tympanogram and acoustics reflex, impedance audiometry, autoacoustic emission (OAE), electroencephalographic audiometry (ERA), electrocochleography (ECochG), stimulating brain stem reply audiometry (BERA), auditory steady-state response (ASSR).

 

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ODY 105 Anatomy of Ear   2 0 3
Move system ( bones, joint, muscle), The system of digestion, The system of circulatory, The system of nevre, The system of urinery, The system of endocrine, sense organs.

 

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ODY 106 Hearing Losses   2 0 3
Normal hearing, hearing loss of conductive type, external ear disorders (ear malformations of the external ear canal occlusion bodies, outer ear infections, outer ear tumors), middle ear diseases (otitis media, otosclerosis, middle ear trauma, middle ear tumors), sensorineural types of hearing loss, inner ear (cochlear and retrocochlear) diseases, noise-induced hearing loss, labyrinthitis or sudden hearing loss, Meniere's syndrome, presbyacusis, ototoxicity and vestibulotoxicity of hearing loss in children, hearing loss etiologic classification, vestibular schwannoma, mixed type of hearing loss and underlying pathology of the temporal bone trauma, hearing loss in various systemic diseases.

 

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ODY 107 Physiology of Ear   2 0 3
Introduction to physiology, membrane of cells and transport, potential of membrane, physiology of blood, physiology of muscle, physiology of nerve system, physiology of cycle system, physiology of urinary system, physiology of digestion system, physiology of respiration system, physiology of endocrine system, physiology of sense organs.

 

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ODY 108 Hearing Devices   2 0 3
Types of hearing loss (peripheral, cochlear and central hearing loss),; approaching patients having hearing loss; pure tone audiometry and masking in the hearing instrument; vocal audiometry, hearing instrument indications in the objective audiometry location, hearing instrument indications in children, hearing aid implementation, types of hearing aid, auxiliary hearing aids, cochlear implants, ear molds, hearing aid selection, hearing aid fitting, follow-up and training of patients with hearing aids.

 

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ODY 109 Basic Health   2 0 2
Concepts of health and disease, causes of diseases, incidence, fundamental principles related to patients in terms of health care, system diseases, sterilization, disinfection, asepsis, antisepsis, hospital acquired infections, health workers' health, medical waste management, things to do during shock.

 

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ODY 110 Instrumentation and Calibration   1 2 4
Standards used in audiometry, technical and calibration features of audiometers, acoustic immitansmetre performance and calibration features, acoustic properties of the hearing room, autoacoustic emissions, electrocochleography and electroneurography, auditory brainstem answer measurement, technical characteristics, working principles and calibration of the tools used in intermediate and junior latency measurement and vestibular assessment.

 

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ODY 121 Public Relations in Health Care   2 0 2
State and importance of public relations in health institutions, public relations organization, relations between health institutions and the community and personnel they provide service; introducing the institution to community, health communication, health promotion; communication techniques, communication methods, factors that determine sociocultural status, socio-economic and cultural impacts on health, public relations models in the organization, problem solving.

 

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ODY 122 Developmental Psychology   2 0 2
Basic concepts related to development, fundamentals of growth and development, physical development, sexual development, mental development, cognitive development, language development, personality development, moral development, emotional development, social development.

 

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ODY 201 Clinical Audiometry I   2 4 6
Tests and applications of pure tone and speech audiometry, application and selection criteria of hearing aids, adequate and early amplification in infants, hearing loss diagnosis in infants with objective tests, patient inventory, newborn hearing screening, test results with an autoscopic bond, transient autoacoustic emission testing and distortion product auto acoustic emission test, hearing test application in pediatric and geriatric patients.

 

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ODY 202 Clinical Audiometry II   2 4 6
Electrophysiological Advanced Research (BERA, ECOG), speech audiometry, BERA and ECOG indications, applications, simulation tests, high-frequency audiometry, autotoxicity, stapes reflex, further examinations, audiometric atlas.

 

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ODY 203 Vestibular Techniques   2 0 3
Anatomy and physiology of vestibular system, physiology of balance, balance checks, nistogmus examination, romlerg, walking, sign test, bitarmal caloric test, rotation test, galvanic test, ENG/VNG, VEMP.

 

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ODY 204 ENT Diseases   2 0 3
Temporal ear anatomy, external ear disease, middle ear diseases, neurosensory hearing loss, sudden hearing loss, tinnitus, conductive hearing loss, autosclerosis-audiologic findings, Meniere's disease, epistaxis, adenotonsillit and adenotonsillectomy, rhinitis and sinusitis, salivary gland disease, laryngeal diseases.

 

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ODY 205 Phoniatrics   2 0 3
Generation of sound and quality sound, laryngeal anatomy and physiology, resonance, pitch and intensity disorders, voice training and speech-training exercises.

 

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ODY 206 Special Techniques Methods to Hearing Impaired   2 0 3
General information for the hearing impaired, hearing loss caused by problems resulting from problems of communication, education and ways of overcoming social barriers; communication methods used in the community; the importance and contribution to socialization of hearing speech based communication methods used in the community; a survey of current educational methods, their advantages and disadvantages; training history of hearing impaired children and its contribution to today's training methods.

 

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OODY 207 Ethics in Occupational Audiometry   2 0 2
Concepts of ethics and morale, ethical systems, factors contributing to the emergence of ethical codes, principles of professional ethics, ethical principles in business and management, professional corruption and results of the unethical behaviors in professional life, social responsibility concept, professional ethics of audiometrists, professional ethics and its effects on business and business site.

 

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ODY 208 Advanced Audiometric Test Methods   2 0 3
Electroacoustic impedance, SAL, tone decay, SII, Bekeys and Recruitment tests.

 

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ODY 209 Pediatric Audiovestibular Techniques   2 0 3
Speech and language development, relationship between hearing loss and speech development, hearing loss and hearing screening tests in children, behavioral audiometry, condition-based examinations, vocal audiometry in children and objective audiometry tests, rehabilitation of hearing-speech impaired children, pediatric vestibular testing.

 

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ODY 210 Sign Language   3 0 3
History of Turkish sign language, finger alphabet of Turkish sign language, personal pronouns, meet-greetings, introducing oneself, family and kin relationships, occupations, colors, numbers, positive and negative sentences, interrogative sentences.

 

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ODY 211 Speech Development and Disorders   3 0 4
The development of child, basics of the development of early language, cognitive and perceptual foundations, children language learning process, pragmatic and semantic development; morphological, syntactic development; phonological development; language differences, dialects-bilingualism, speech audiometry, speech understanding threshold, vocal discrimination, phonetic tests, integration tests, basic principles of acoustic impedance, stapes reflex, reflex decay.

 

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ODY 212 Therapy of Hearing and Speech   2 0 2
Articulation and phonology, oral-motor attention, functional and organic articulation disorders, hearing impairment, developmental verbal dyspraxia, phonological disorders, language disorders, intervention, aphasia, dysarthria and apraxia of speech, voice and laryngeal speech intervention, treatment, behavior modification, key teaching strategies, sign design, basic training protocol, task sequence, dynamics of therapy, group therapy and service delivery models in educational environments.

 

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ODY 213 Entrepreneurship in Audiometry   2 0 2
The process of entrepreneurship, design and innovation, business creation and business plan, economic and environmental analysis, production and marketing plan, management and financing plan, risk analysis, opening and running processes of hearing centers.

 

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ODY 221 Quality Assurance and Standards   2 0 2
The concept of quality, standards and standardization, manufacturing and service sector importance, management quality and standards, environmental standards, quality management system model and strategic management, process management systems, resource management systems, the EFQM excellence model, production quality control, inspection, sampling, total quality control, control charts, statistical distributions.

 

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ODY 222 Health Institutions Management   2 0 2
Definition of business, functions, management definition, management features, management functions, management theory, managers-leaders, health services, organizational structure, hospitals, hospital characteristics, varieties, health enterprises of patient rights and ethics, malpractice, management of health total quality in the service of health workers and mobbing problems.

 

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ODY 223 Visual Design   2 0 2
Basic principles of aesthetic formatting based on observation, research, visual thinking, intuitive power and abstraction (design principles, design elements), computer-aided design and theoretical and practical training of medical devices such as glasses and hearing aids.

 

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ODY 224 Marketing in Health Services   2 0 2
Concept of marketing, services and health services marketing, health care characteristics, health service delivery models in health care marketing management processes, target market, health consumers' behavior, marketing research, consumer demand forecasts in health care, distribution channels (shipped and propose systems), sales public relations efforts and increase in health care pricing, marketing evaluation of services.

 

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ODY 280 Seminar   1 1 3
Definition of research topic; research planning, literature survey, the research process; reporting the outcome of the research, presentation, discussion, evaluation.

 

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ODY 290 Summer Training   0 0 8
Thirty working days of summer apprenticeship and reporting of the work done.