Speech Pathology IIIB
Not available in 2012
Previously offered in 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
Covers voice disorders. Voice science including perceptual and instrumental measurement and description of normal and abnormal voice is studied. The assessment and management of voice disorders in children and adults provides the main focus of study. The course includes coverage of the speech rehabilitation of the person following laryngectomy.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate awareness of etiological factors involved in impairments of voice.
2. Select and administer appropriate assessments for voice disorders.
3. Analyse and interpret findings with regard to knowledge of normal voice.
4. Identify further information and referral requirements for impairments of voice.
5. Develop comprehensive and detailed plans for intervention for voice disorders.
6. Demonstrate competence in therapy techniques for voice disorders.
7. Report on findings and make recommendations for future management for voice disorders.
Classification of voice disorders
Physiology for phonation and respiration
Acoustic aspects of voice production
Assessment and management of:
Psychogenic voice disorders
Functional voice disorders
Organic voice disorders
The professional voice
Laryngeal cancer: etiology, classification, management, prognosis
Management options: education, oesophageal voice, speech aids,
TEP: speech retraining and trouble-shooting
Assumed knowlege - SPTH3110, HUBS1102
Modes of Delivery
Tutorial: for 4 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
Lecture: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term