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Unit of Study BIO20001 - Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology of the Head and Neck (2020)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 describe the anatomic structures and physiological processes involved in respiration and phonation for speech production
2 explain the anatomic structures and physiological processes involved in articulation and resonance for speech production
3 describe the anatomic structures and physiological processes involved in hearing and auditory perception
4 explain the anatomic structures and physiological processes involved in swallowing
5 outline some pathologies that impact on speech production, speech reception and swallowing
6 describe processes involved in conducting aspects of an orofacial examination (for investigating structure and function of the oral-peripheral mechanism).

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. describe the anatomic structures and physiological processes involved in respiration and phonation for speech production
    • GA1:
  2. explain the anatomic structures and physiological processes involved in articulation and resonance for speech production
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  3. describe the anatomic structures and physiological processes involved in hearing and auditory perception
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  4. explain the anatomic structures and physiological processes involved in swallowing
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  5. outline some pathologies that impact on speech production, speech reception and swallowing
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  6. describe processes involved in conducting aspects of an orofacial examination (for investigating structure and function of the oral-peripheral mechanism).
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA5: