SL3013 - Topics in Focus in Speech Pathology 2
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Healthcare Sciences
This subject provides students with the opportunity to explore a range of client presentations
and conditions including disorders of fluency, cognition and neural processing, and
associated speech pathology evaluation and management approaches. This subject builds
on and extends students' skills, knowledge, and understanding across diverse practice
areas. Students will explore the contribution of clients' experience and behaviour
on effective speech pathology practice. Students will develop knowledge and skills
for clinical practice in regional, rural, remote and tropical settings with a particular
focus on working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
- Synthesise information from a variety of clinical sources in order to formulate communication
profiles, clinical diagnoses, and intervention plans for conditions including stuttering,
and difficulties with neural processing and cognition;
- Formulate and justify speech pathology management for clients with complex communication
and/or swallowing needs, and diverse personal circumstances; applying understanding
of professional issues such as ethics of care and implications of organisational structures;
- Describe, analyse, and explain how of clients' experiences and behaviour influences
effective speech pathology practice;
- Develop and undertake preventative, educational, and/or promotional projects or programs
on speech pathology and other related topics;
- Explain the principles of effective collaborative professional practice.
- Invigilated > End of semester exam - (20%)
- Invigilated > Presentations - (30%)
- Non-Invigilated > Assignments - (20%)
- case-based assignment - diagnostic report - (30%).
Special Assessment Requirements
Students must achieve at least 50% in each individual weighted assessment item, and
must 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
- 65 hours lectures
- 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