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SLH 393D SLH 393D. Dysphagia. 3 Hours.

Examine anatomy and physiology relevant to normal swallowing in adults and pediatrics, as well as pathophysiology associated with dysphagia of differing etiologies. Explore various methods to evaluate swallowing function, and practice beginner-level clinical interpretation, with an emphasis on evidence-based practice for dysphagia management. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Communication Sciences and Disorders 193E, 293E, 393E (Topic 1) and Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences 393D may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.