|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Healthcare Sciences|
Enrolment is restricted to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Speech Pathology, Bachelor of Speech Pathology (IHCAP) or Bachelor of Speech Pathology with Honours
This subject introduces students to speech pathology processes and competencies through class and experiential clinical activities. In this subject, knowledge, skills and professional attributes as outlined in CBOS 2011 will be discussed, with an emphasis on client centred and evidence-based approaches. Students will be introduced to their professional role in relation to working with people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, with hearing impairment and/or complex communication needs. Students will apply basic principles required for speech pathology assessment and intervention including integration of prior learning (such as acoustics, phonetics, linguistics, anatomy). Students will undertake observations and clinical placements with supervision and guidance from clinical educators.
Students must achieve at least 50% in each weighted assessment item, must pass the Part A (Audiology) and Part B (Speech pathology) components of the exams, must pass all hurdle tasks, and achieve at least 50% overall in order to pass the subject. Students are also required to attend at least 80% of all scheduled classes. Students must successfully complete all assessment requirements and placement related activities.
|Prerequisites:||SL1001 AND SL1004 AND (PY1101 OR RH1004)|
|Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal|
|Census Date 26-Mar-2020|
|Coordinator:||Ms Louise Brown, Mr Roger Newman|
|Lecturers:||Dr Trish Wielandt, Ms Louise Brown, Mr Roger Newman, Ms Sreedevi Aithal.|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.