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Professional Practice 1 PG (10273.1)

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

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Syllabus

This is a clinical placement unit that builds upon professional practice skills developed during the program. Intermediate clinical skills are developed over the placement. Students apply theoretical and ethical knowledge to assessment, analysis and treatment of adults and children with communication and swallowing disorders. Students will begin to develop an understanding of interprofessional practice.

Learning Outcomes

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

1. Use theory and contextual factors, with support to make clinical decisions about client management;

2. Assess and treat clients with simple communication disorders based on the principles of the ICF, theory and evidence-based practice;

3. Demonstrate, with support, the ability to accommodate the cultural and linguistic backgrounds of clients in service delivery;

4. Reflect on, and modify their clinical practice to assist in competency development; and

5. Explain the principles of Interprofessional practice in different service delivery models.

Assessment Items

Prerequisites

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