Specialist Communication Disorders Across the Lifespan PG (10271.1)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| On-Campus
|| UC - Canberra, Bruce
|0.125||3||Faculty Of Health|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|Discipline Of Speech Pathology||Post Graduate Level|| Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 3 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Learning outcomesOn successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Understand assessment protocols, and develop competencies in analysis and interpretation of assessment for diagnosis of voice, and fluency disorders across the lifespan;
2. Analyse and evaluate the theories and processes underlying voice and fluency disorders;
3. Apply clinical reasoning skills, the ICF and evidence-based practice principles to develop assessment and management plans for individuals with voice and fluency disorders; and
4. Apply appropriate intervention techniques through critical analysis and integration of current literature.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
2. UC graduates are global citizens - adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries
2. UC graduates are global citizens - communicate effectively in diverse cultural and social settings
2. UC graduates are global citizens - make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - understand issues in their profession from the perspective of other cultures
2. UC graduates are global citizens - behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development
Prerequisites10267 Principles of Dysphagia PG AND 10269 Speech and Language Disorders - Paediatrics PG AND 10270 Neurogenic Communication Disorders PG AND 10272 Clinical Speech Pathology 2 PG AND 6486 Research Planning PG
CorequisitesMust be enrolled in 371JA Master of Speech Pathology. Must be enrolled in 10273 Professional Practice 1 PG.
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2021||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 1||08 February 2021||On-Campus||Dr Helen Southwood|
|2022||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 1||07 February 2022||On-Campus||Dr Helen Southwood|
Onslow, M. (2018) Stuttering and its treatment: eleven lectures. This is a free textbook and can be accessed from this link: https://www.uts.edu.au/sites/default/files/2018-10/Stuttering%20and%20its%20Treatment%20-
Aronson, A. E., & Bless, D. (2009). Clinical Voice Disorders 4th Ed. New York; Thieme Publishers
Submission of assessment items
Students are NOT eligible for supplementary assessments for any of the assignments in this unit.
Students must attend 80% of the lectures, tutorials, and workshops for this unit. Students should plan accordingly to ensure that their work commitments are outside the assignment tutorial, lecture and workshop times.
Attendance at the intensive is compulsory.
Participation in workshops is mandatory so that students develop skills in assessment planning, data analysis, intervention planning, presenting case-based information, and giving and receiving feedback from peers and lecturers. Attendance in person or electronically at lectures is advised so that questions about theory and research evidence can be addressed ahead of the practical application activities which will be completed during the workshop.
To pass this unit, students must achieve an overall grade above 50%.
Required IT skills
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Real-time meetings using Zoom may also be required when shared access to video and audio is required for clinical learning. Familiarity with using YouTube to upload unlisted videos and share private links with the class is also advised.
Work placement, internships or practicums