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Unit description

Develops the knowledge and skills required to assess, diagnose and treat voice and swallowing disorders in children and adults. With the focus on laryngology, students will draw on knowledge of human anatomy and physiology as it relates to laryngeal, pharyngeal, articulatory, respiratory and neurological systems and how these systems evolve across the lifespan.

Unit content

  1. Assessment of swallowing disorders
  2. Assessment voice disorders
  3. Assessment and analysis of swallowing disorders
  4. Assessment and analysis of voice disorders
  5. Intervention and management of swallowing disorders
  6. Intervention and management of voice disorders

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1demonstrate muti-dimensional assessment of voice disorders in children and/or adults
2demonstrate clinical and instrumental assessment of swallowing disorders in children and/or adults
3analyse and interpret assessment data to inform diagnosis and prognosis for children and/or adults with swallowing and/or voice disorders
4demonstrate intervention options for the management of voice and swallowing disorders in children and/or adults

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate muti-dimensional assessment of voice disorders in children and/or adults
  2. demonstrate clinical and instrumental assessment of swallowing disorders in children and/or adults
  3. analyse and interpret assessment data to inform diagnosis and prognosis for children and/or adults with swallowing and/or voice disorders
  4. demonstrate intervention options for the management of voice and swallowing disorders in children and/or adults

Teaching and assessment

Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every teaching period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Fee information

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