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Clinical Speech Pathology 2 PG (10272.1)

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


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  • Semester 2, 2019, INTENSIVE, BRUCE (188323) - View
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This unit will explore the range of professional issues that impact and govern the speech pathology profession. The issues of remote service delivery, use of simulations, and assessment and management using the internet will be covered. The unit will facilitate an understanding of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) and how to apply the social health principles of individual functioning and well-being to speech pathology practice. The unit will continue to develop students' clinical observation, participation and education skills.

Learning Outcomes

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

1. Demonstrate their understanding of the relationships between ethical, legal and political issues that impact the speech pathology profession;

2. Analyse speech pathology service provision in different states in relation to aspects of the ICF and government policies;

3. Understand the impact that the more challenging barriers to access can have on service provision; and

4. Demonstrate an ability to self-evaluate their skills with clinical data collection, management and analysis and reporting in range of contexts.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

2 hours per week, consisting of interactive workshops/problem based learning and 6 hours of clinical observation over the duration of the unit.


10268 Clinical Speech Pathology 1 PG AND 10274 Diversity in Communication PG AND 9594 Epidemiology and Principles of Research PG


Must be enrolled in 371JA Master of Speech Pathology AND Must be enrolled in 10269 Speech and Language Disorders - Paediatrics PG.

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