NYU Steinhardt

Speech and Swallowing Management for the Medically Complex Child

  • Course Number: CSCD-GE 2067
  • Hours: 10
  • Units: 2
  • Description: This course provides a foundation in the specialized area of medically speech language pathology with focus on communication and swallowing management of infants and children. Infant feeding/swallowing, pediatric swallow studies, tracheostomy, and management of specialized populations will be highlighted. Students develop a fundamental knowledge of the pediatric oropharyngeal swallow mechanism, the aerodigestive tract, tracheostomy, speaking valves, mechanical ventilation, and the importance of team assessment and management.
  • Old Course Number: E34.2067