72190 - Logopedic Rehabilitation after Oral and Laryngeal Demolitive Surgery

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  • Teacher Patrizia Bezzi

  • Credits 2

  • SSD MED/50

  • Teaching Mode Traditional lectures

  • Language Italian

Academic Year 2019/2020

Learning outcomes

This curriculum aims to integrate knowledge and skills rehabilitation
The student will be able to recognize the signs of dysphagia related to surgery and decide for themselves what type of maneuvers swallowing, dietary choices, propose supplementary exams.

Course contents

Objective/content n. 1: to "learn" the rehabilitation and management of the oncological user, in a speech therapy, which includes the treatment of swallowing and voice;

Objective/content n. 2: integrate rehabilitation knowledge and skills in a multidisciplinary and professional integration perspective:

To learn the rehabilitation techniques of the oncological dysphagic patient.

Learn the rehabilitation techniques of the oncological dysphonic patient.

General notions on pharyngeal neoplasms, larynx, oral cavity, thyroid and flap reconstruction

Practical exercises focused on voice and swallowing rehabilitation.

The class group as well as future professionals must be able to recognize the signs of dysphagia and dysphonia related to surgery and decide independently what type of proceedings/postures swallowing implement and what dietary choices and integrative examinations to be able to propose.

The class group as well as future professionals will have to learn how to implement and draw up logopedic reports and plan an appropriate and logical rehabilitative treatment plan, without neglecting the personal history and the biography of the user and the family unit.


Deglutologia II^ edizione, Omega Edizioni anno 2011 di Schindler O,
Ruoppolo, Schindler A.

Linee guida AIOCC 2017 – www.aiocc.it

Logopedia e disfagia : dalla teoria alla pratica clinica a cura di
S.Raimondo, A.Accornero e T.Rossetto – Carrocci Faber - anno 2011

Teaching methods

Lectures, presentations, case reports
practical exercises

Assessment methods

Written examination with clinical case presentation

Teaching tools

Slides, scientific articles, practical mini-workshops, filmed visits and film frames related to the subject taught.



Office hours

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