|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Healthcare Sciences|
This subject is available to students who are enrolled in the Speech Pathology major of the Master of Rehabilitation, Graduate Diploma of Rehabilitation, or Graduate Certificate of Rehabilitation; Graduate Certificate of Rural Generalist Practice or Graduate Diploma of Rural Generalist Practice. Completion of this subject may be used as evidence to support an application for practising membership with Speech Pathology Australia, however students are advised to discuss suitability with Speech Pathology Australia.
This subject will extend students theoretical knowledge concerning the diagnosis and management of neonates, children and adults with complex swallowing disorders. The locus of complexity may lie with the nature of the underlying impairment, overall health and social situation, or the nature of the service delivery context. Emphasis will be on application of evidence-based practice to client assessment and management in community, acute hospital, rehabilitation, or palliative contexts to optimize feeding and swallowing to improve quality of life. The subject will explore how evidence from a range of contexts applies to rural, remote, tropical and Indigenous communities.
|Knowledge and skills commensurate with completion of speech pathology undergraduate degree study|
|External, Study Period 5|
|Census Date 09-May-2019|
|Coordinator:||Ms Louise Brown, Ms Frances Cochrane|
|Lecturers:||Ms Louise Brown, Ms Frances Cochrane.|
|Method of Delivery:||WWW - LearnJCU|
|Assessment:||presentations (25%); assignments (50%); response to problem-based stimuli (25%).|
|Special Assessment Requirements:||Must pass all items of assessment.|
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.