Speech Pathology IIIB
|Course code SPTH3020||Units 10||Level 3000||Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Humanities and Social Science|
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.
Not available in 2015
|Objectives||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.
|Content||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 Knowledge||Assumed knowlege - SPTH3110, HUBS1102|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Teaching Methods||Field Study|
|Contact Hours||Tutorial: for 4 hour(s) per Term for Full Term|
Lecture: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term