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Pharmacotherapy induced otoxicity

3 General Points Only R 706.13 (incl VAT)


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Introduction

Audiology Component

Purpose: To empower the learners to establish specialist knowledge in the area of ototoxicity to enable engagement with and critique of current research and practices in order to apply evidence based ototoxic management within a specific scope of practice.

The Pharmacy Component

Purpose: To establish in depth knowledge on the mechanism of action of certain medicines responsible for various degrees of ototoxicity. Applying kinetic principles in the management of these patients, within the scope of practice of a pharmacist.


Course Design

Audiology Component - Specific Outcomes

At the end of this course the student should be able to:

  1. Evaluate current processes of knowledge production regarding ototoxicity and choose appropriate ways of enquiry into this specific field of practice.
  2. Discuss the fundamental concepts and terminology of pharmacology as related to audiology.
  3. Discuss the basic mechanisms through which certain medicines can cause ototoxicity.
  4. Design, select and apply appropriate and creative ototoxic management.
  5. Identify, conceptualise, design and implement methods of enquire to address complex and challenging problems in the area of ototoxicity.
  6. Make autonomous ethical decisions that will contribute to the development of ethical standards in the field of ototoxicity.
  7. Use discourses appropriate to the field, to communicate to a range of audiences with different levels of knowledge.
  8. Make interventions at an appropriate level within a system while addressing intended and unintended consequences thereof.

Pharmacy Component - Specific Outcomes

At the end of this course the student should be able to:

  1. Identify the relevant drugs responsible for ototoxicity
  2. Describe the mechanism of action of the different medicines that cause the ototoxicity
  3. Describe and classify the ototoxicity caused by the medicines
  4. Discuss the pharmacokinetic principles needed to manage the ototoxicity with the relevant medicines, e.g. aminoglycosides
  5. Design and implement a management plan for the patients with the necessary monitoring endpoints
  6. Identify and explain the role of the multidisciplinary team in the management of ototoxicity
  7. Describe the various instruments used to measure audiological function and manage ototoxicity.

Accreditation

Accredited according to HCPSA's Medical and Dental Board Guidelines for Healthcare Professionals for 3 Clinical CEU's on Level 2.

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