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SLP 695-4:  SWALLOWING DISORDERS

Provides students with a general understanding of normal and disordered swallowing processes. Students will learn the phases and physiology of swallowing, examine assessment techniques and discuss treatment of dysphagia. Students will gain experience in assessing, interpreting findings and treatment plan design for patients with dysphagia, and as well in standards of ethical conduct in this domain of practice. Students must have a working knowledge of normal anatomy and physiology of the respiratory, laryngeal and articulatory subsystems, as well as an understanding of neuroanatomy and physiology for swallowing, particularly that of the cranial nerve system prior to enrolling in the course.

Prerequisites: SLP/BIOL 320 and SLP 691.


SLP 695-5:  VOICE DISORDERS

Provides students with a general understanding of normal and disordered voice. Students will learn about the symptoms, development, and etiology of voice disorders across the lifespan, examine assessment techniques and discuss treatment of voice disorders. Students will gain experience in assessing, interpreting findings and treatment plan design for patients with voice disorders, as well as in techniques for prevent of voice disorders, promotion of vocal wellness, and standards of ethical conduct in this domain of practice. Students must have a working knowledge of normal anatomy and physiology of the respiratory, laryngeal and articulatory subsystems, as well as an understanding of neuroanatomy and physiology for the modulation of voice, particularly that of the cranial nerve system prior to enrolling in the course.

Prerequisites: SLP/BIOL 320 and SLP 691.


 

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Post March 29, 2017