Speech Pathology in Medical Settings 2
|Course code SPTH3120||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 in the community. Swallowing (dysphagia) in adults and children (including infant feeding)is also comprehensively covered. Hearing habilitation and rehabilitation including different methods of intervention for hearing loss are studied for adults and children.
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 swallowing.
2. Select and administer appropriate assessments for swallowing disorders.
3. Analyse and interpret findings with regard to knowledge of normal swallowing.
4. Identify further information and referral requirements for impairments of swallowing and hearing rehabilitation.
5. Report on findings and make recommendations for future management for swallowing disorders and hearing rehabilitation.
|Content||Dysphagia - paediatric & adult:|
Observing the normal & disordered swallow
Assessment - clinical and instrumental
Dietary and therapeutic management
Habilitation and rehabilitation
Issues in deaf education
Central Auditory Processing Disorders, Cochlear Implants and Tactile Aids
|Replacing Course(s)||not applicable|
|Assumed Knowledge||SPTH2210, HUBS 1107, HUBS1403, HUBS 1404|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Teaching Methods||Field Study|
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 4 weeks