10 Credits SPRING

Aims/Description: The aim of this module is to equip student speech and language therapists with the understanding and core skills necessary for the assessment and therapeutic management of people with voice disorders. Students are encouraged to evaluate current literature for its impact on the processes of identification and management of the physical, medical, behavioural, environmental and psychosocial factors which may cause or exacerbate voice disorders. Emphasis is placed on the integration of the knowledge and skills required for effecting and evaluating changes in vocal impairment and promotion of activity and participation.

Restrictions on availability: BMedSci (Speech), MMedSci

Staff Contact: Dr Catherine Tattersall
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK