Basic Hearing Assessment

SchoolSchool of Rehabilitation
DepartmentDepartment of Audiology
DegreeTraining Program


Program Description:

This is a training program for basic auditory system assessment for every day audiology practice


  • Ear anatomy and physiology
  • Disorders of the auditory system
  • Case history
  • Ear examination
  • Pure tone audiometry
  • Speech audiometry
  • Clinical masking
  • Middle ear measures
  • Diagnostic audiology
  • Pediatric hearing assessment
  • Hearing aids and assistive listening devices candidacy

Admission Requirements

General Requirement: To apply for this program, you will need to fulfill a number of requirements, which can be found in the Graduate Admission Requirements.

Specific Requiremetns: Degree in Audiology, Otology, Otolaryngology Physicians , by one of the Iranian or foreign universities.

The eligible candidate should have successfully completed an approved general physician program and should be proficient in English or Persian.

Admission Deadline

Tehran University of Medical Sciences has a rolling application system and reviews student applications all year round.

However, the deadline for the September intake is June 31.

Education Fees and Yearly Expenses

For complete and comprehensive information about fees and expenses, please refer to the Education Fees and Yearly Expenses section.


Duration: Two weeks


Basic hearing assessment course





Anatomy and physiology of auditory system

       Outer ear

        Middle ear

         Inner ear

        Auditory nerve

        Central Auditory System

6 hours theory

Dr. Ghahreman

Common Diseases/Disorders of the ear

Outer ear diseases

Middle ear diseases

Inner ear diseases

Auditory nerve disorders

Auditory neuropathy

Central auditory processing disorder

3 hours theory

Dr. Hoseinabadi

Acoustic and Psychoacoustic (basic)

Sound waves

dB Scale and Sound level meter

Speech signals

Sound/Speech perception

Sound localization

2 hours

Dr. Rouhbakhsh

Pure tone Audiometery


History Taking

Tunning Fork tests

Introduction to Audiometer

Audiogram Form


Test environment

AC and BC Audiometry

Speech Audiometery

Need for Mask

Reporting Results

6 hours


10 hours


Dr. Zamiri


Mrs. Hajiabolhasan

Immittance Audiometery

Basic conception of Immittance


Interpreting types of tympanogram

Eustachian Tube Function tests

Acoustic reflex test

Interpreting acoustic reflex patterns

6 hours theory

6 hours practical

Dr. Farahani

Pediatric Audiometery

Introduction to auditory screening test

Objective hearing assessments

Subjective hearing assessment

Importance of test battery approach

Different audiometry techniques for different age groups

3 hours theory

5 hours practical

Dr. Mohammadkhani


Dr. Zamiri

Hearing loss and communication

Hearing loss effects on people

Hearing Conservation and noise protection

Communication modes

Assistive hearing devices

Hearing aid candidacy

Cochlear implant candidacy

Auditory training

6 hours theory

8 hours practical

Dr. Hosseinabadi


Dr. Fatahi

Contact Information:

In case of any inquiries, you can contact the Office of International representative of the Department of Advanced hearing assessment, Tehran University of Medical Sciences through the following:

Contact Person : Dr. Ghasem Mohammadkhani

Tel.:  (+98 21) 77530636 (Ext) : 296

Email  :

Address: School of Rehabilitation,  Piche- Shemiran, Enghelab Ave., Tehran, Iran.

To contact the Office of International Admissions, please use the following information:

Tel.: (+98 21) 8890 2090-93, Ext.: 168


Address: No. 21, Dameshgh St., Vali-e Asr Ave., Tehran 1416753955, Iran


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