SCS 432 - Medical Speech Pathology

Description
This course is an introduction to the practice of speech-language pathology within medical settings. It covers core knowledge considered essential to prepare students to work as speech-language pathologists in an acute care or rehabilitation setting, nursing home, or otherwise conduct assessment and therapy of medically-involved patients. Topics include chart notes and communicating with the medical team, common medications, the neurological examination, imaging studies, head and neck oncology, swallowing, and managing tracheostomized patients. The role and responsibilities of the speech-language pathologist in the Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose, and Throat) and Rehabilitation Departments is examined. Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisites: SCS 101, 364, 368 and 369.
Credits
3
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Recent Semesters
Spring 2019
Offered
MW
Avg. Class Size
25
Avg. Sections
1