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PFDM 6002 Feeding/Swallowing Disorders in pediatric populations (Semester 1)


Lisa Velella, Lindsay Murray-Keane

Credits: 3

Course Description:

This course addresses a variety of disorders of feeding and swallowing possible in children and identified during the assessment/treatment process of patient care. Expected feeding disorders in specific populations are discussed, including specific syndromes and other medical etiologies. The concurrent development of behavioral difficulties is also addressed. The course is presented in an expository and problem-solving environment.