SL5202 - Advanced Practice in Paediatric Speech Pathology
|Student Contribution Band:
||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; or the 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 theoretical knowledge in speech and language disorders in
children. Emphasis will be on the application of evidence-based practice to optimize
functional communication and quality of life. The subject will explore how evidence
from a range of contexts applies to rural, remote, tropical and Indigenous communities.
- formulate speech pathology assessments and interventions for complex paediatric clients
using advanced clinical reasoning skills and applying current evidence;
- effectively communicate about complex cases with peers at an advanced level;
- critically appraise current evidence for the diagnosis, management and evaluation
of speech pathology paediatric practice at an advanced level;
- measure and critique the outcomes of interventions for complex paediatric caseloads,
particularly in rural remote, tropical and indigenous contexts at an advanced level.
|Knowledge and skills commensurate with completion of speech pathology undergraduate
Study Period 1
|Census Date 28-Mar-2019
||Ms Louise Brown, Ms Frances Cochrane
||Ms Louise Brown, Ms Frances Cochrane.
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 16 hours lectures
- 100 hours - Student self-directed learning activities and assessment preparation
- assessment and self-directed study
|Method of Delivery:
||WWW - LearnJCU
||presentations (25%); assignments (60%); online discussion (15%).
|Special Assessment Requirements:
||Must pass all items of assessment.
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