Title: Dysphagia: Special Populations
Authors: Kendrea Garand, PhD
Affiliations: University of South Alabama
Primary author contact information: Kendrea Garand, PhD, Assistant Professor
Resources available with this module: iRAT/tRAT, application exercise, and facilitation notes
Abstract: This is a TBL module used in a 4-credit hour graduate level Dysphagia course required for students pursuing a master’s of speech-language pathology. This is one of five modules in a one semester course, with each module spanning several class periods. This particular module focuses on major patient populations at increased risk for swallowing disorders (dysphagia), including neurology, pulmonary, head and neck cancer, esophageal, trauma/surgery, and tracheostomy and ventilator-dependent patients.
Target audience: Graduate level speech-language pathology students