Attendance will count for points in this class. The student is responsible for any information discussed in lecture. It is imperative to attend all classes!
Exams will include essay and multiple choice questions
The student has one week from the time any test is returned to appeal the grade.
Expected work load
Students are expected to work hard in order to ensure a high quality learning
Concerns or complaints should be expressed in the first instance to the course instructor. Questions about the material covered in the lecture, notes on the content of the course, its teaching and assessment methods can be also sent by e-mail to the following address
Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to
Give an overview of the otologic evaluation and defining some medical term.
Describe the normal pinna and ear canal.
Describe the lesions and abnormal variations in the pinna.
Explain the congenital defects of pinna & ear canal.
Give the test battery and medical intervention of each pinna and ear canal disease.
Explain the normal structure of tympanic membrane.
Identify the common pathologies of tympanic membrane.
Discuss the audiological evaluations, medical treatments, and surgical approaches for tympanic membrane pathologies.
Describe the pathophysiology of otitis media.
Explain how to evaluate the chronic and acute otitis media in adult and pediatric populations.
Describe the process of abnormal growth formation in the middle ear, such as cholesteatoma.
Determine the clinical features of many middle ear tumors and bone disorders.
Discuss the process of conducting effective assessment and treatment for patients with middle ear tumors and bone disorders.
Name the approaches used to indicate the temporal bone fractures