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Swallowing and Neurogenics 1 - CSCD5023

Year - 2018

Students will acquire the knowledge and skills to conduct clinical assessment and management for clients with speech motor and motor programming disorders such as dysarthria and apraxia as well as assessment and management of feeding and swallowing impairments in adults and children. Students will learn to describe, evaluate and conduct and justify interventions for these populations. A focus on case problem solving will be emphasised to achieve integration of theory and practical skills. This unit of study prepares students to conduct appropriate and evidence based clinical assessment and management for these populations.

Classes
1x3-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week, independent study of modified barium swallow video rating approximately 3 to 4 hrs per semester

Assessment
1 hr case-based mid semester exam (40%), MBS exam (barrier task) (0%) and 2 hr case based final exam (60%)

Textbooks
Duffy, Joseph R. (2013). Motor speech disorders: substrates, differential diagnosis, and management (3rd ed) Mosby; London

Additional information
This unit of study is a prerequisite for CSCD5031 and CSCD5032 and CSCD5033

Pre-requisites

CSCD5018

Details

Faculty: Health Sciences

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Speech Pathology
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Cumberland
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Hans Bogaardt
HECS Band: 2
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