Bachelor's degree in Speech and Language Therapy (to qualify as a speech and language therapist)

Speech therapy rehabilitation of disorders of the adult (2017/2018)

Course code
4S000188
Credits
6
Coordinator
Anna Maria Rosa Aragno

Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
LOGOPEDIA DEI DISTURBI DELLA VOCE 2 MED/50-APPLIED MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY AND METHODOLOGY LOGO 3^ ANNO - 2^ SEMESTRE Stefania Brotto
PATOLOGIE OTORINOLARINGOIATRICHE 2 MED/31-OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY LOGO 3^ ANNO - 2^ SEMESTRE Daniele Marchioni
FONIATRIA E MALATTIE DELLA VOCE 2 MED/32-AUDIOLOGY LOGO 3^ ANNO - 2^ SEMESTRE Anna Maria Rosa Aragno

Learning outcomes

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MM: LOGOPEDIA DEI DISTURBI DELLA VOCE
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1) Provide the criteria for choosing the proper evaluation and speech therapy, with special attention to evidence 2) Provide the evaluation methodology: perceptive, objective, subjective 3) Provide the rehabilitative techniques and methodologies, with special attention to those based on evidences
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MM: PATOLOGIE OTORINOLARINGOIATRICHE
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Provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary for understanding diagnostic and therapeutic ENT procedures. At the lessons' conclusion, students will acquire both pathophysiological and clinical basic knowledge of ENT diseases and rudiments of ENT methodology and therapy, especially concerning diseases of urgency. Finally, students will be experienced in the main daily surgical ENT procedures.
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MM: FONIATRIA E MALATTIE DELLA VOCE
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Provide students with the knowledge of the main diseases of the voice, their perceptive characteristics, in order to be able to program a specific rehabilitative treatment plan.

Syllabus

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MM: LOGOPEDIA DEI DISTURBI DELLA VOCE
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Definition and function of voice - Concept of euphony, dysphonia, dysody - Voice parameters - Classification of vocal disorders - Etiopathogenesis of dysfunctional/organic dysphonia - Take charge of the dysphonic patient - Instrumental diagnostic evaluation - Speech therapy, evaluation protocols - Comparison of various rehabilitation methods - Treatment of voice dysfunctional disorders, hyperkinetic forms, hypokinetic forms - Treatment of special voice disorders - Treatment of dysphonia caused by organic wounds - Speech therapy in major surgery results - Laryngectomy rehabilitation Bibliografia 1) Slides lezioni frontali 2) F. Fussi, E. Turlà “Il trattamento delle disfonie: una prospettiva per il metodo Estill VoiceCraft” Ed. Omega, 2008 3) F. Fussi, M. Gilardone, Clinica della voce, ed libreria cortina, 2009 4) F. Fussi, S. Magnani, “Lo spartito logopedico ovvero la gestione logopedica della voce cantata” Ed. Omega, 2003 5) O. Schindler, “La voce. Fisiologia patologia clinica e terapia” Ed. Omega, 2010 6) S. Magnani, “ Curare la voce. Diagnosi e terapia dei disturbi della voce”, Ed. F. Angeli, 2006 7) S. Magnani, F. Fussi; “Ascoltare la voce” itinerario percettivo alla scoperta della qualità della voce, Ed. F. Angeli, 2008 8) W. De Colle, “Voce e computer”. Analisi acustica del segnale verbale (il sistema CSL-MDVP), Ed. Omega, 2001
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MM: PATOLOGIE OTORINOLARINGOIATRICHE
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Ear anatomy and physiology. Otoscopic and otoendoscopic procedures. Hearing loss classification. Functional diagnostics: objective and sobjective audiometry. Child audiometry. - Outer and middle ear diseases. Otosurgery. - Acoustic neuroma. - Paranasal sinuses anatomy and physiology. Nose and sinuses inflammatory disease. Benign and malignant tumors of paranasal sinuses. - Larynx anatomy and physiology. Benign and malignant diseases. Larynx surgical procedures: vocal cord cordectomy, reconstructive and total laryngectomy. - Salivary glands anatomy and physiology. Inflammatory and tumoral diseases. Surgical procedures. - Neck anatomy. Neck masses' diagnostics. Lateral-cervical lymph nodes draining. - Dyspnea. Tracheotomy.
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MM: FONIATRIA E MALATTIE DELLA VOCE
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Concept of euphony and dysphonia The physiology of the vocal tract Posture and voice The management of cost-diaphragmatic breathing The classification of dysphonia: congenital, acquired, organic and disfunctional dysphonia Congenital dysphonia: laryngomalacia, congenital glottic diafragm cri du chat, laryngeal papillomatosis in childhood, vergeture and sulcus, epidermoid cysts Acquired dysphonia. Organic: laryngitis, nodules, polyps, ritentional cysts, laringocele, submucosal hemorragy, laryngeal paralysis and neurological trouble. The cancer of the larynx: voice and swallowing rehabilitation after partial and total laryngectomy. Acquired dysphonia. Functional: hypokinetic and hyperkinetic dysphonia, vocal problem of children, disorders of the mutational voice, psychogenic dysphonia. Instrumental semiotics for the evaluation of voice disorders: fiberoptic laryngoscopy, laryngeal stroboscopy, electroacoustic parameters: spectrogram, MDVP, vocalgram

Assessment methods and criteria

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MM: LOGOPEDIA DEI DISTURBI DELLA VOCE
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Oral examination
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MM: PATOLOGIE OTORINOLARINGOIATRICHE
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The course program topics will be argued in class, during front lessons. Clinical and practical implications will be underlined. The last exam will be an oral exam.
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MM: FONIATRIA E MALATTIE DELLA VOCE
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Written examination

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Oskar Schindler “La voce. Fisiologia patologia clinica e terapia” omega 2010
Rossi Trattato di otorinolaringoiatria (Edizione 6) Minerva Medica 1997




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