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Area/Catalogue
HLTH 3093

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
172352

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance

Course aim

To acquire knowledge of evidence-based approaches to the assessment and management of voice disorders across the lifespan.

Course content

To review underlying anatomy, physiology and neurology with reference to vocal function; skills in the perception and analysis of normal versus disordered voice will be developed as a basis for management; consideration will be given to the functional impairments and activity limitations resulting from voice disorders and how these may
impact on an individual and their quality of life; to apply voice therapy techniques to the treatment of voice disorders as well as health promotion strategies for those at risk for of vocal damage; the relationship of voice disorders with other communication disorders will be explored.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
HLTH 1064 Speech and Voice Science
HLTH 2052 Motor Speech Disorders

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture 2 hours x 13 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 13 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Presentation - 20% 15 minutes
Case study 1500 words 30% -
Examination - 50% 2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note: all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation.

Course Coordinators

UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance

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