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Core Studies - CSCD5018

Year - 2018

This unit aims to provide a basic understanding of the anatomy, physiology, neurobiology and physics of speech and swallowing. Students will gain a detailed knowledge of the anatomy of the head and neck as well as functional activities involving swallowing and speech. In addition student will learn the role of physics in sound production and hearing. Control of breathing and respiration in normal and neuropathological condition is also covered in this unit.

1x2-hr lecture/week

Case based short answer exam 40 mins (25%), case based short answer mid semester exam 45 mins (30%) and case based short answer final exam 1 hour (45%)

Seikel, J.A., King, D.W., and Drumright, D.G. (2010). Anatomy and Physiology for Speech Language and Hearing (4th Ed).Thomson

Additional information
The unit is a prerequisite for CSCD5023 and CSCD5025


Faculty: Health Sciences

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Speech Pathology
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 3.0
EFTSL: 0.063
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: A/Prof. Kirrie Ballard
HECS Band: 3
Courses that offer this unit

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