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Clinical Speech Pathology 1 PG (10268.1)

Level: Postgraduate Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Speech Pathology


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The unit will develop students' clinical observation skills. This unit explores the principles of professional practice that impact and govern the speech pathology profession. Issues pertaining to barriers to access and equity, geographical factors, institutional factors, socio-cultural factors, and quality and safety for speech pathologists will be discussed.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Understand the Speech Pathology Code of Ethics;

2. Understand the processes involved in clinical data collection, management and analysis, and goal setting;

3. Describe the multidisciplinary nature of health care and demonstrate an ability to develop professional. relationships with other health professionals for both acute and long-term management strategies for clients;

4. Create a learning resource that supports peer learning about a professional issue; and

5. Reflect on clinical learning, and their ability to develop professional relationships with peers and other health professionals.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

4 hours per week of interactive workshop/problem based learning with an additional 6 hours overall of WIL activities.




Must be enrolled in 371JA Master of Speech Pathology. Must be enrolled in 10266 Foundations of Communication Science PG AND 10274 Diversity in Communication PG AND 9594 Epidemiology and Principles of Research PG.

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