Sep 29, 2022  
Mercy College 2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
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CMDS 562 - Dysphagia


Credit(s): 3
3 semester hours
Prerequisite(s): CMDS 510 , CMDS 561 .
This course provides a thorough understanding of normal swallow anatomy and physiology and its related disorders. Both theoretical and clinical information related to the evaluation and management of dysphagia are provided. Online MBSimp course is also required as part of the course. Etiological factors are reviewed, noting the high risk categories for varied cultural groups. Instrumental diagnostic techniques are introduced including handling the endoscope, and to pass the scope on inanimate objects and cadavers. This course will not substitute for a full two day FEES training course. Emphasis is given to multiple management issues in general, as well as by varied cultural groups. Interdisciplinary approaches to the assessment and treatment of swallowing disorders are discussed. A comprehensive and successful completion of this course will enable students to work with children and adults in medical, residential, or outpatient settings. Offered spring semester only



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