Speech and Hearing Sciences | Adult Dysphagia
S544 | 4756 | Karcher, Laura


This course is intended as an introduction to the issues of
dysphagia in infants, children and adults.  Course goals include
developing an understanding of:  normal anatomy and physiology of
swallowing; the etiologies and components of abnormal swallow
physiology; clinical and instrumental assessment procedures and
diagnoses; working within a team structure; how to develop a
remediation plan; and applying principles of treatment.  There is a
required text and an additional packet of materials for purchase.