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Feeding and Swallowing Across the Lifespan - CSCD5066

Year - 2020

Students will acquire the knowledge and skills to conduct clinical assessment and intervention for feeding and swallowing impairments in children and adults. Students will learn to describe, evaluate and conduct and justify interventions for these populations. A focus on case problem solving will be emphasised to achieve integration of theory and practical skills. This unit of study prepares students to conduct appropriate and evidence based clinical assessment and management for these populations.

1 x 2-hr lecture/week, 1 x 1-hr tutorial/week

Modified Barium Swallowing practical assessment task (0% Entry Level barrier task), simulated swallowing assessment and interview (50%), (0% Entry Level barrier task),1 x 1.5-hr short answer case based exam (50%)

Additional information
This unit is a pre-requisite for CSCD50XX Clinic Practice 3

Assumed knowledge
Anatomy and neurology of the speech system including head, neck, nervous system and speech motor control


Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2 Early

03 Aug 2020

Department/School: Communication Sciences
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2020
Unit of study level: Fifth Year
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Hans Bogaardt
HECS Band: 2
Courses that offer this unit

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