2023-2024 / LOGO0007-1

Physiopathology of phonation including the medical techniques of exam


30h Th

Number of credits

 Bachelor in psychology and education : speech and language therapy3 crédits 


Camille Finck, Philippe Lefèbvre

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the second semester


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

Course content
1 Anatomy
- general anatomy of aerodigestive cross roadd, buccal cavity and pharynx
- laryngeal anatomy
-anatomy of respiratory system
- anatomy of resonantial cavities
- anatomy of neurological control of laryngeal and pharyngeal functions
2 Physiology
- physiology of vocal folds'oscillation
-physiology of breathing and phonatory air support
-physiology of resonance
-particularities of singing voice
-voice classification aond life-span voice change
-principles ol laryngeal examination and voice evaluation
3 Phyiopathology of main laryngeal and vocal pathologies ( and therapy principles)
-benign vocal fods' lesions
-neurological pathologies
-tumoral and pre-tumoral pathologies 

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

teaching method:on line 

All lessons ( including the presential ones) are on line on ecampus

Recommended or required readings

All support material is on line on ecampus
- lessons'podcasts
- PDF files of each lesson
-syllabus on ecampus for anatomy and physiology, benign lesions and neurological pathologies
Reference Books
-Toute l'anatomie pour l'orthophonie. Aude Lagire
Eds DeBoeck superieur
- De la voix parlée au chant. Coordonné par Klein Dallant
Eds Klein Dallant

Any session :

- In-person

written exam ( multiple-choice questionnaire )

- Remote

written exam ( multiple-choice questionnaire )

- If evaluation in "hybrid"

preferred remote

Additional information:

Evaluation consist in a multiple answers questionnaire
Because  of sanitary situation , this will take place  on line on ecampus

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course



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