Human communication 320

Module code KMP 320
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Module content

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Service-related professional functions in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology: Consultation, counselling, education and management. The audiologist and speech-language therapist as consultants in developing countries; medico-legal consultation. Consultation with and education of other professional groups. Counselling of a person with a communication disorder and family after the loss of normal communication or hearing. The speech-language therapist and audiologist as managers: Administration, finances, personnel, purchases and budget. Principles of service delivery in the health system. Organisation of the health system.Neurodevelopmental supportive care and neonatal communication intervention.

Module credits 10.00
Prerequisites KMP 210, KMP 220
Contact time 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Afrikaans and English is used in one class
Academic organisation Speech-Language Pathlgy + Aud
Period of presentation Semester 2

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