SL2013 - Topics in Focus in Speech Pathology 1
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Healthcare Sciences
This subject provides the foundation theoretical and professional skills necessary
for competent speech pathology practice in the areas of voice, sensorimotor and anatomical
difference and disorders across the lifespan. The aetiology and nature of these differences
and disorders will be explored, including physiological, perceptual, acoustic and
psychosocial aspects. Assessment and intervention approaches will be explored with
respect to current theories and evidence-based practice principles.
- describe the contribution of voice, sensorimotor and anatomical difference and disorder
to communication and swallowing;
- describe and justify evidence-based speech pathology assessment and intervention approaches
for individuals with voice, sensorimotor and anatomical difference and disorders,
taking into account psychosocial and contextual factors.
- end of semester exam (45%)
- clinical osce (20%)
- assignments (35%).
Special Assessment Requirements
Students must achieve at least 50% in each individual assessment item, and achieve
at least 50% overall in order to pass the subject. Students are required to attend
and actively participate in at least 80% of all scheduled classes.
Study Period 2
|Census Date 27-Aug-2020
||Ms Louise Brown, Ms Frances Cochrane
||Ms Louise Brown, Ms Frances Cochrane.
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 52 hours lectures
- 26 hours tutorials
- assessment and self-directed study
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