Student Preparation for Dysphagia Practice: Universities and Practicum Sites Supporting a Common Outcome This article will describe the approach to dysphagia education in a classroom setting at the University of Connecticut (UCONN), explore the disparity between student performance in schools vs. health care settings that was discovered at UCONN, and offer suggestions for practicum supervisors in medical settings to enhance student acquisition of ... Article
Article  |   August 12, 2016
Student Preparation for Dysphagia Practice: Universities and Practicum Sites Supporting a Common Outcome
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Wendy Chase
    Speech, Language, Hearing Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
  • Lucinda Soares Gonzales
    Speech, Language, Hearing Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
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  • Financial: The authors have no relevant financial interests to disclose.
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Swallowing, Dysphagia & Feeding Disorders / Professional Issues & Training / Part 3
Article   |   August 12, 2016
Student Preparation for Dysphagia Practice: Universities and Practicum Sites Supporting a Common Outcome
Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, August 2016, Vol. 1, 122-129. doi:10.1044/persp1.SIG13.122
History: Received March 19, 2016 , Revised May 23, 2016 , Accepted May 27, 2016
Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, August 2016, Vol. 1, 122-129. doi:10.1044/persp1.SIG13.122
History: Received March 19, 2016; Revised May 23, 2016; Accepted May 27, 2016

This article will describe the approach to dysphagia education in a classroom setting at the University of Connecticut (UCONN), explore the disparity between student performance in schools vs. health care settings that was discovered at UCONN, and offer suggestions for practicum supervisors in medical settings to enhance student acquisition of competence.

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