Principles of Dysphagia PG (10267.1)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| On-Campus
|| UC - Canberra, Bruce
|0.125||3||Faculty Of Health|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|Discipline Of Speech Pathology||Post Graduate Level|| Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 3 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Learning outcomesOn successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Describe normal and disordered swallowing across the lifespan;
2. Understand the associated etiological factors related to swallowing disorders;
3. Select appropriate informal and formal assessments for infants, children and adults;
4. Analyse and interpret assessment results, and identify referral requirements;
5. Apply evidence-based practice and ICF principles in planning and developing treatment and management plans for individuals with swallowing disorders across the lifespan; and
6. Discuss long-term outcomes and set goals for intervention in conjunction with the client's desired outcomes, their cultural expectation, the interdisciplinary team and the client's health literacy.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
2. UC graduates are global citizens - understand issues in their profession from the perspective of other cultures
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas
4. UC graduates are able to demonstrate Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander ways of knowing, being & doing - apply their knowledge to working with Indigenous Australians in socially just ways
Prerequisites10266 Foundations of Communication Science PG AND 10268 Clinical Speech Pathology 1 PG
CorequisitesMust be enrolled in 371JA Master of Speech Pathology.
Must be enrolled in 10270 Neurogenic Communication Disorders PG.
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2022||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 2||01 August 2022||On-Campus||Dr Helen Southwood|
Groher, M.E. & Crary, M. A (2016) Dysphagia: Clinical Management in Adults and Children (2nd Edition). St Louis Missouri: Elsevier
Recommended: Chichero, J. A., & Murdoch, B. E. (Eds.) (2006) DYSPHAGIA Foundation, Theory and Practice. Chichester: John Wiley and Sons
Students are required to attend the intensive sessions for this unit.
Students are required to attend 80% of the online lectures for this unit.
To pass this unit students must obtain an overall mark of 50%.
Required IT skills
This unit involves online meetings in real time using the Blackboard Collaborate tool. Blackboard Collaborate provides a virtual classroom or meeting room where you can communicate in real time with your lecturer and other students. To participate verbally, rather than just typing, you will need a microphone. For best audio quality we recommend a microphone and speaker headset. For more information and to test your computer, please visit the LearnOnline Student Help and click on the link to Blackboard Collaborate.
Work placement, internships or practicums
All assessments will be moderated according to the Assessment Procedures of the University of Canberra