SLPPG 540: Diagnostic Assessment and Treatment Planning

Credits 4.0
This course prepares the student clinician to conduct diagnostic evaluations of patients with communication disorders and plan their care. Principles of clinical interviewing, formal and informal test selection and administration, interpretation of psychometric data and behavioral observations, and adaptions for cultural and linguistic differences will be addressed. Students will learn the basics of clinical writing, including preparation of diagnostic reports, treatment plans, and progress reports. The use of electronic health records systems will be introduced.