worl2130  2020-2021  Bruxelles Woluwe

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
4 credits
30.0 h
Desuter Gauthier; Van Der Vorst Sébastien;

The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.
Main themes
Flexible and rigid indirect laryngoscopy, suspension laryngoscopy, fibroscopy assessment of swallowing, videofluoroscopy, objective voice assessment including perceptual and self-perception scales, aerodynamic and acoustical measurements, dysfunctional dysphonia, exudative lesions of the Reinke's space ( nodules,polyp, Reinke's edema), retentional and epidermoid cysts, sulcus and related lesions, scars and larynx trauma, granuloma, paralysis and mobility disorders, hypertrophic chronic laryngitis, larynx cancer, papillomatosis, presbyphonia, oral cavity and velum lesions, superior esophageal sphincter dysfunction, Zenker's diverticulum, ORL lesions related to gastroesophageal reflux

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 Teaching of voice and swallowing disorders, their assessment as well as their medical and surgical treatment. Present methods for assessment including flexible and rigid indirect laryngoscopy, suspension laryngoscopy, imaging, and objective voice assessment are presented. Pathology is extended from dysfunctional dysphonia to voice and swallowing problems related to Head & Neck cancer. Disorders related to the child and the aged patient are included.
Voice and swallowing disorders, their assessment, medical and surgical treatment
Other information
This course is part of the interuniversity master's degree in speech therapy UCL-ULB. The course is presented in visioconference between Louvain-La-Neuve and the Solbosch (ULB).It is based on powerpoint presentations and videoclips; an Icampus version is edited on the UCL Intranet. Exam is written with open questions. The course is held during the second period of the year and exams take place in June and September
Teaching materials
  • oropharyngeal dysphagia G. desuter et al. Springer Ed. 2019
  • oropharyngeal dysphagia G. desuter et al. Springer Ed. 2019
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Bachelor in Psychology and Education : Speech and Language Therapy