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|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.
Passing requirements: complete and submit all assessment items; achieve a cumulative score of at least 50% after the application of any penalties such as late penalties; pass every assessment item; must pass the Audiology (part A) and speech pathology (part B) components of the exam; participate in at least 80% of scheduled classes and all clinic activities.
|Prerequisites:||SL1001 AND SL1004 AND (PY1101 OR RH1004)|
|Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal|
|Census Date 25-Mar-2021|
|Coordinator:||Ms Louise Brown, Mr Roger Newman|
|Lecturers:||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.