SL4007 - Advanced Clinical and Ethical Reasoning and Practice
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Healthcare Sciences
This subject will critically examine legislative and ethical aspects of health service
delivery with a particular focus on speech pathology and rural and remote practice.
A variety of ethical issues will be analysed through the application of professional
reasoning, ethical principles and theories and legal obligations. The interface between
rights and responsibilities of service users, service providers and society as a whole
will be explored in relation to their application to speech pathology practice. Attention
will be paid to the ethical requirements embedded within culturally-safe health care
practice. Students participating in this subject will develop the advanced knowledge
and skills in critical thinking, ethical reasoning and reflective practice needed
to negotiate complex practice situations.
- Integrate professional reasoning with conceptual thinking and reflective practice;
- Critically evaluate and apply relevant legislation, policies and standards affecting
health professional practice;
- Deconstruct ethical issues through the application of ethical principles, theories
and professional guidelines to inform professional reasoning and health service delivery;
- Apply the values and principles that comprise the Speech Pathology Australia Code
of Ethics in order to maximise an individuals communication and swallowing function
to improve their quality of life.
- Invigilated > Other exams - (20%)
- Invigilated > Presentations - (30%)
- active participation in learning activities - (10%)
- Non-Invigilated > Assignments - (40%).
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.
||HS2401 AND HS3401 AND SL3012 AND SL3002 AND SL3013
Study Period 9
|Census Date 08-Oct-2020
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 32 hours - lectorials
- 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