Speech Pathology and Audiology (SPHP)
SPHP 227. Dysphagia and the Medical Setting. 3 Units
Swallowing problems from infancy through old age; growth patterns and failures in younger populations; feeding and swallowing problems related to normal aging processes and those associated with neurogenic disorders. Assessment and treatment. Includes theoretical and experiential components. Overview of the role of Speech-Language Pathologist in the hospital setting including learning how to read medical charts, basic insurance information, understanding other disciplines and how they affect the job and career of an SLP in the hospital, and medical terms/abbreviations.
SPHP 250. Speech/Language Internships Seminar. 2 Units
Assessment, scheduling and conducting language speech and hearing programs in schools. Related issues including scope of practice, managed care, interagency cooperation and transdisciplinary approaches.