2023-2024 / LOGO5010-1

Dysphagia assessment and treatment


30h Th, 15h Pr

Number of credits

 Master in speech and language therapy (120 ECTS)3 crédits 


Dominique Morsomme

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

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

1. Know the anatomophysiology of the aerodigestive crossroads
2. Understand the neurological control
2. Know the pathologies likely to present swallowing disorders
3. Be able to assess a swallowing disorder
4. Be able to propose a therapeutic plan
cf. the 10 sets of slides

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Logo 1142 - Physiopathology of swallowing. Total and partial laryngectomies including assessment and rehabilitation techniques.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The whole course is given via a PPT type presentation. Video recordings illustrate parts of the course. The participation of students is required and solicited by questioning. The student can thus share his / her experience and knowledge.

 In addition to the main course, experts in 3 specific domains will be invited :

Paediatric population: Pascale Grevesse

Adult population: Lorraine Lieffrig

Neurological disorders: Evelyne Mélotte

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

Presence is required

Recommended or required readings

The reading portfolio changes every year. It is communicated to students via email.

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

written exam ( multiple-choice questionnaire, open-ended questions ) AND oral exam

- Remote

oral exam

Additional information:

Written or oral exam

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course

Presence is required
No recording



Association of one or more MOOCs