Speech Pathology in Medical Settings 1
|Course code SPTH3110||Units 10||Level 3000||Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Humanities and Social Science|
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.
Not available in 2015
|Objectives||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.
|Content||Acquired communication disorders of neurological origin:|
Aphasia & related disorders
Apraxia of speech
|Assumed Knowledge||SPTH2220, HUBS2512|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|