Medical Aspects of Speech Language Pathology
2022-2023 Academic Catalog

CSD 6300 - Medical Aspects of Speech Language Pathology

This course is designed to introduce the student in SLP to aspects of professional practice that are likely to be encountered in a medical setting.  Topics to be addressed include common medical terminology, drug-resistant infections and infection prevention, communication frameworks in the medical setting, billing/coding/insurance issues across the medical continuum of care, and the interprofessional team.  Students will be introduced to common diagnoses as well as medical, surgical and pharmacological interventions common to the SLP caseload in a medical setting.   

Prerequisite(s): CSD 6120 , CSD 6230 . Both courses must be passed with a grade of C or higher.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Offered: Summer