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SPCH21001 Functional Anatomy of the Head, Neck and Thorax

Course details

This course provides speech pathology students with a detailed understanding of gross and functional anatomy of the head and neck regions. It will introduce anatomical terminology with an emphasis on the organs involved in speech and swallowing as well as the functional anatomy of the cranial nerves. Anatomical knowledge of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems, essential to the understanding to the production of speech, will also be studied. Basic concepts in embryological development of the head and neck required to understand disorders of speech, along with age and sex variations, are included.


Course at a glance
Faculty: Faculty of Sciences, Engineering & Health
Career: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6
Requisites: This course has no pre/co-requisites
Student Contribution Band: 2
EFTSL: 0.12500
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This course is not offered for this handbook year
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