|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||Sch Public Health,Trop Medicine&Rehabilitation Sc|
Enrolment is restricted to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Speech Pathology, Speech Pathology IHCAP Program and the Bachelor of Speech Pathology Honours Programs.
This subject will provide the theoretical foundation and skill base necessary for competent practice in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment/management of swallowing disabilities across the lifespan. Aetiological factors in the paediatric and adult populations will be described. Methods of assessment including informal, formal and instrumental approaches will be addressed. Diagnostic and treatment planning skills will be developed. Direct treatment approaches as well as compensatory and education intervention strategies will be described. The effects of swallowing disabilities on activities and participation across the lifespan will also be a focus of discussion.
|Prerequisites:||HS2402 AND HS2403 AND SL2001 AND SL2003 AND SL2004 AND RH2002|
|Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2|
|Census Date 25-Aug-2011|
|Coord/Lect:||Ms Louise Brown.|
|Assessment:||end of semester exam (25%); other practical assessments (25%); assignments (50%).|
|Special Assessment Requirements:||All assessment components must be passed.|
An enrolment quota applies to this offering.
Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.