UT Dallas 2023 Graduate Catalog

COMD6109 - Tracheostomy and Mechanical Ventilation

COMD 6109 Tracheostomy and Mechanical Ventilation (1 semester credit hour) Communication, respiration and swallowing issues/considerations as they relate to patients who require tracheostomy tubes and/or ventilators. Normal and disordered respiratory systems, oral and nonoral communication and assessment/management of dysphagia. This course is offered in an online format only. At the discretion of the professor, exams of fully online courses may use proctoring software that requires a webcam scan of the testing area and the recording of all activity during the exam. Pass/Fail only. Prerequisites: COMD 7303 and department consent required. (1-0) S