Speech Pathology in Medical Settings 1
Not available in 2012
Previously offered in 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
Focuses on communication disorders typically seen in hospital settings or specialist service facilities. Acquired communication disorders of neurological origin are covered, i.e. aphasia and related disorders, apraxia of speech, dysarthria.
Students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate awareness of etiological factors involved in impairments of acquired disorders of speech and language..
2. Select appropriate assessments for acquired disorders of speech and language.
3. Analyse and interpret findings with regard to knowledge of normal speech and language across the adult age-span.
4. Identify further information and referral requirements for acquired disorders of speech and language in adults.
5. Develop comprehensive and detailed plans for intervention for acquired disorders of speech and language.
6. Report on findings and make recommendations for future management for acquired disorders of speech and language.
Acquired communication disorders of neurological origin:
Aphasia & related disorders
Apraxia of speech
Modes of Delivery
Lecture: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term