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PFDM 6003 Comprehensive Assessment and Clinical Writing (Semester 2)


Lindsay Murray-Keane M.S., CCC-SLP, IBCLC, CNT Emily Stoddard M.S., CCC-SLP Hannah Tahhan-Jackson M.S., CCC-SLP, BCS-S, IBCLC, CNT

Credits: 3

Course Description:

This course aims to explore the principles of comprehensive clinical feeding and swallowing assessment through clinical observations, developmental checklists as well as up-to-date objective measures available to the clinicians as identified through evidenced based practices. The course content is focused on interdisciplinary approach across settings including neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), inpatient acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, home care, educational/school settings, and outpatient clinics. Principles of instrumental/non-instrumental diagnostic techniques reviewed. Meaningful continuity of care ideas are explored. Assignments aim to build clinical writing skills to achieve thorough case histories, clinical skills to complete comprehensive screening, referrals, and assessments.