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Verena Isamberth, MHPE

Speech and Language Therapist
Academic Staff


T: +43 1 606 68 77-4517
F: +43 1 606 68 77-4509

Room: D.3.31
Favoritenstraße 226
1100 Wien


Lectures 2021/22

Health Sciences

> ENT Medicine ILV
Logopedics - Phoniatrics - Audiology more

ENT Medicine ILV

Lector: Verena Isamberth, MHPE, Dr. med. univ. Thomas Schmal, Isabelle Tillmann, MSc

2.5SWS
3ECTS

Lecture contents

- Diseases of the nose, paranasal sinuses, oral cavity and salivary glands, pharynx, oesophagus, larynx, trachea and bronchi, ear and vestibular system, as well as functional and everyday effects of these diseases
- HNO-medical anamnesis, ENT status and selected diagnostic procedures in the field of ENT (in particular balance diagnostics, test
- Conservative therapy and surgical interventions (in particular ear surgery, tonsillotomy, adenotomy, septoplasty, tracheotomy and surgical interventions for tumours in the ENT area including laryngectomy)
- Specialist training in ENT, area of responsibility and inter-professional cooperation with other professional groups and medical disciplines, consultation with doctors, medical specialists and the medical profession. activity, expert opinion

Assessment methods

Final exam
final written theoretical exam

Teaching methods

Presenting, elaborating;

Language

German

> Audiology and audiometry 1 ILV
Logopedics - Phoniatrics - Audiology more

Audiology and audiometry 1 ILV

Lector: Verena Isamberth, MHPE, Dr. med. univ. Thomas Schmal, Isabelle Tillmann, MSc

2SWS
2ECTS

Lecture contents

- Pathological changes in hearing, their causes and associated diagnoses
- Ear status and resulting relevant information for audiometric testing
- Indications and purpose of subjective and objective audiometric procedures
- Standards, guidelines and legal principles relating to the audiometric setting and functioning of devices or test systems in audiometry; in particular software for patient data management, software for audiometric procedures, sound audiometers and tympanometers
- Preparation of audiometric examinations: Ear status, setting, preparation and application of hardware, required software settings
- Comprehensible instruction of patients within the scope of audiometric examinations (purpose, procedure, required cooperation)
- Performance of subjective and objective audiometric examinations (sound audiometry, tympanometry, speech audiometry, ...)
- Hygiene measures: Premises and equipment, patient*internal contact
- Procedure in case of technical problems, recognition of the limits of one's own problem-solving competence
- Plausibility check of the measurement results under supervision consideration of anamnesis, ENT status and additional findings
- symbolism in audiometry and documentation of results (manual, electronic)
- interpretation of findings under consideration of anamnesis, ENT status and additional findings (audiological characteristics of hearing impairment and possible diagnoses, recognition of aggravation and simulation)

Assessment methods

Final exam
Oral theoretical final examination (50%), as well as practical final examination (50%); both parts of the examination must be passed;

Teaching methods

Presenting, elaborating;

Language

German

> Audiology and audiometry 2 ILV
Logopedics - Phoniatrics - Audiology more

Audiology and audiometry 2 ILV

Lector: Verena Isamberth, MHPE, Dr. Heike Münch, Dr. med. univ. Thomas Schmal

2SWS
2ECTS

Lecture contents

- ENT status and resulting relevant information for audiometric testingIndications and purpose of subjective and objective audiometric procedures
- Configuration and functioning of devices or Test systems in audiometry; in particular hardware and software in paedaudiology, test systems for measuring otoacoustic emissions (= OAEs) and acoustically evoked potentials (= AEPs)
- Preparation of audiometric examinations: age-appropriate design of the examination setting, preparation and application of hardware, required software settings
- Age-appropriate and individually adapted patient*instruction and instruction of accompanying persons
- Professional, culturally sensitive and patient-centred performance of subjective and objective audiometric examinations (screening OAEs, Brainstem Evoked Response Audiometry (= BERA) for the determination of hearing thresholds, ...)
- Hygiene measures: Premises and equipment, patient*internal contact
- Procedure in case of complex technical disorders, recognition of the limits of one's own problem-solving competence
- Plausibility check of the measurement results taking into account the patient's medical history, ENT status and additional findings
- Symbolics in audiometry and documentation of results (manual, electronic)
- Interpretation of findings in the context of complex case studies with consideration of anamnesis, ENT status and additional findings (audiological characteristics of hearing impairments and possible diagnoses, combination of subjective and objective measurement results)
- identification of suitable further diagnostic measures on the basis of all previously collected information (anamnesis, ENT status, additional findings, results of audiometric tests)

Assessment methods

Final exam
Oral theoretical final examination (50%), as well as practical final examination (50%); both parts of the examination must be passed;

Teaching methods

Presenting, elaborating;

Language

German

> SLP process in audiogenic language and speech diso…
Logopedics - Phoniatrics - Audiology more

SLP process in audiogenic language and speech disorders ILV

Lector: Lilian Hinterndorfer, Logopädin Sonja Reiß

1.5SWS
1.5ECTS

Lecture contents

- Interpretation of hearing findings in connection with symptoms of audiogenically induced speech and language disorders
- Following an anamnesis interview taking into account the special communication situation with hearing-impaired patients
- Selection of adequate examination procedures for further diagnostics with reference to previous findings and anamnesis interview
- Execution of examination procedures for patients with hearing impairment (including documentation)
- Creation of a therapy plan with reference to anamnesis and examination results: Determination of the therapy goals (in cooperation with the patient), selection of suitable therapeutic measures
- Implementation of the therapy plan taking into account the individual needs of the patient
- Evaluation of the course of therapy and the interventions made for quality assurance: if necessary derivation of necessary changes
- Professional (parent) counselling: Intervention and rehabilitation measures outside of the SLP field of activity (e.g. recommendations regarding additional therapies, advice on ENT medical and audiometric monitoring, special childcare facilities and schools, hearing and speech therapy)early intervention, ...);
- introduction to the Austrian culture of the deaf, Austrian sign language, the international finger alphabet and the sign which accompanies sound;

Assessment methods

Final exam
Oral theoretical-practical final examination

Teaching methods

Presenting, elaborating;

Language

German

> Pediatric audiology, hearing aids and hearing impr…
Logopedics - Phoniatrics - Audiology more

Pediatric audiology, hearing aids and hearing improvement implants ILV

Lector: Ing. Eva Kohl, Mag. Mag. Herdis Menhardt, Assoz.-Prof., Priv.-Doz. Dr. Dominik Riss

1.5SWS
1.5ECTS

Lecture contents

- Causes of infantile hearing disorders, clinical pictures and diagnoses
- Test procedures in paedaudiology for the determination of hearing thresholds, screening procedures (e.g. newborn hearing screening)
- The hearing impaired child: special features of audiometric diagnostics and the supply of hearing systems or hearing improvement implants; the importance of parental counselling and cooperation with the child's caregivers
- Prerequisites, tests for the indication and necessary tests for follow-up control within the framework of the fitting of hearing systems or hearing-improving implants
- Structure, function and use of hearing systems, hearing-improving implants and technical accessories
- Consultation with hearing impairment: sequence of the first fitting and fitting process of hearing systems or hearing improving implants, as well as possible successes and limits in the improvement of hearing ability
- Professional consultation regarding further diagnostics and follow-up

Assessment methods

Final exam
Oral theoretical final examination

Teaching methods

Presenting, elaborating

Language

German

> Theory-practice-transfer III: evaluation 1 UE
Logopedics - Phoniatrics - Audiology more

Theory-practice-transfer III: evaluation 1 UE

Lector: Verena Isamberth, MHPE, FH-Prof. Martin Maasz, MBA

0.5SWS
0.5ECTS

Lecture contents

Process module Evaluation:
Evaluation of SLP-methodical approach
Analysis of therapy documentation from theSLP departments on the basis of selected criteria regarding diagnostic findings, formulation of therapy goals, therapy planning, methodical approach.
Interpretation with regard to transparency, conclusiveness and causality.
Evaluation of the selected methods in the context of professional and scientific theory.
Determination of process-oriented, continuative measures.

Assessment methods

Module exam

Teaching methods

Exploratory, exploratory

Language

German