Dysphagia

Overview

Subject area

SPE

Catalog Number

739

Course Title

Dysphagia

Description

Review of normal and disordered swallowing function (dysphagia) in adults and children. Overview of instrumented and clinical procedures for the assessment of swallowing function. Focus on multicultural issues and attitudes toward disability, food, and feeding behaviors and their potential impact on children and adults with dysphagia; therapeutic techniques to improve swallowing function in children and adults; multidisciplinary approaches to the management of swallowing disorders in various clinical settings. PREREQ: SPE 717 (Advanced Anatomy, Physiology, and Neurology of Speech) or permission of the Program Director.

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Graduate

Credits

Minimum Units

3

Maximum Units

3

Academic Progress Units

3

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

3

Requisites

010398

Course Schedule