SLP 536 Dysphagia in Adults with Lab
Study of the nature, assessment and treatment of swallowing/ feeding disorders in adults. Emphasis will include anatomy and physiology of normal and abnormal swallow disorders affecting swallow function (orofacial, myology, oral, pharyngeal, laryngeal, esophageal, gastrointestinal and related functions), assessment and treatment. Course content will include the care, management and training of patients with tracheostomy and ventilator dependence. The lab will integrate the practical application of theoretical knowledge.