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Unit of Study SPCH1004 - Work Integrated Learning in Speech Pathology 1 (2024)

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      This unit contains Work Integrated Learning (WIL) that requires students to meet mandatory fit to practice obligations prior to attending. Failure to comply by the fit to practice deadline will result in the cancellation of your WIL and you will not be permitted to continue in this unit. Full details are available at .

Learning outcomes

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:

apply clinical reasoning, cultural responsivity, profession specific and interdisciplinary skills to a range of client presentations from diverse service delivery and care settings

recognise personal and professional abilities and limitations when working with diverse communities

demonstrate professional and clinical competence, with a high level of support, working with clients in a work integrated learning environment

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • Hyter, YD & Salas-Provance, M, 2018, Culturally-responsive practices in speech, language and hearing sciences, Plural Publishing..
  • Roth, FP & Worthington, CK, 2023, Treatment resource manual for speech-language pathology, 7th edn, Cengage Learning.
  • Shipley, KG & McAfee, JG, 2023, Assessment in speech-language pathology: a resource manual, 7th edn, Cengage Learning.
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Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.