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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

24

AQF level

7

Level of learning

Advanced

Pre-requisites

HLT83005 - Diagnostic Intake Clinic: Advanced and Interdisciplinary Practice (Internal) AND HLT83006 - Accountability and Clinical Reasoning

Unit aim

Assists students to integrate knowledge, skills and attitudes and reach entry level competency in providing assessment, planning intervention, managing speech pathology services and documenting outcomes for adults with speech, language, voice, fluency or swallowing disorders. Students consolidate required knowledge, skills and attitudes during a supervised external clinic placement.

Unit content

Students participate in 30 days of supervised external clinic placements (e.g. in hospital and community settings) where students are expected to demonstrate entry level competency in assessing and/or providing intervention for adult clients with communication and/or swallowing disorders according to Competency- based Occupational Standards (CBOS Revised 2011 - Speech Pathology Australia). There is ongoing feedback on students' clinical performance during the placement.

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.

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 demonstrate entry level competency in CBOS Unit 1 - Assessment, that is, conduct an appropriate assessment protocol for an adult client with a communication and/or swallowing disorder
2 demonstrate entry level competency in CBOS Unit 2 Analysis and interpretation, that is, analyse and interpret adult client responses and write a report on findings and implications for intervention in the context of the ICF model
3 demonstrate entry level competency in CBOS Unit 3 - Planning evidence-based speech pathology practices
4 demonstrate entry level competency in CBOS Unit 4 - Implementation of Speech Pathology practices
5 demonstrate entry level competency in CBOS Unit 5 - Planning, providing and managing speech pathology services
6 demonstrate entry level competency in CBOS Unit 7 - Lifelong learning and reflective practice

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

  1. demonstrate entry level competency in CBOS Unit 1 - Assessment, that is, conduct an appropriate assessment protocol for an adult client with a communication and/or swallowing disorder
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
  2. demonstrate entry level competency in CBOS Unit 2 Analysis and interpretation, that is, analyse and interpret adult client responses and write a report on findings and implications for intervention in the context of the ICF model
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
  3. demonstrate entry level competency in CBOS Unit 3 - Planning evidence-based speech pathology practices
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
  4. demonstrate entry level competency in CBOS Unit 4 - Implementation of Speech Pathology practices
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
  5. demonstrate entry level competency in CBOS Unit 5 - Planning, providing and managing speech pathology services
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
  6. demonstrate entry level competency in CBOS Unit 7 - Lifelong learning and reflective practice
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA4: