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PFDM 6003 Assessment and Treatment Protocols and Practices (Semester 2)


Alexandra Heinsen-Combs, Hannah J. Tahhan

Credits: 3

Course Description:

This course provides a thorough review of protocols for assessment and treatment of specific pediatric populations (e.g., neonates, infants, toddlers) in a variety of settings (e.g., NICU, home care). Instrumental diagnostic techniques are introduced, with strong emphasis on videofluoroscopy and nasoendoscopy. Further emphasis is given to multiple management issues in general, as well as by varied cultural groups. Evidence-based practice issues are incorporated into all aspects of the course. Interdisciplinary approaches are discussed.