Professional Practice 2 PG (10275.1)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| Internship
|| 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. Assess clients with increasingly complex communication and swallowing disorders using informal and formal tests/tasks, with some supervision, assessments to determine the need for speech pathology services;
2. Interpret assessment results to diagnose and treat clients with a range of communication disorders;
3. Develop holistic and client-centred therapy for children or adults with a variety of communication disorders that are supported by theory and the critical appraisal of research;
4. Apply the ICF to assessment and treatment of clients with a range of communication disorders; and
5. Evaluate interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary practice.
Graduate attributes2. UC graduates are global citizens - adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries
2. UC graduates are global citizens - understand issues in their profession from the perspective of other cultures
2. UC graduates are global citizens - communicate effectively in diverse cultural and social settings
1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
2. UC graduates are global citizens - behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - be self-aware
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 - evaluate and adopt new technology
PrerequisitesMust have passed Professional Practice 1 PG, 10273.
CorequisitesMust be enrolled in the Master of Speech Pathology, 371JA.
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2022||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 1||07 February 2022||Internship||Ms Leah McManus|
|2022||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Winter Term||30 May 2022||Internship||Ms Leah McManus|
|2022||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 2||01 August 2022||Internship||Ms Leah McManus|
Students can access all of the reading below on the UCLearn site.
Competency Based Occupational Standards for Speech Pathology (Entry Level) (2011) Speech Pathology Australia.
Compass® competency assessment in speech pathology assessment resource manual
Reflection with Compass® reflecting in relation to clinical learning.
University of Canberra Master of Speech Pathology Clinical Handbook
To pass this unit students:
* Must pass pass all assessment items.
* Participate in all clinical placement activities.
* Attend 80% of the workshops for this unit.
* Attend 100% of the Intensive for this unit.
Required IT skills
This unit involves online meetings in real time using the Blackboard Collaborate tool. Blackboard Collaborate provides a virtual classroom or meeting room where you can communicate in real time with your lecturer and other students. To participate verbally, rather than just typing, you will need a microphone. For best audio quality we recommend a microphone and speaker headset. For more information and to test your computer, please visit the LearnOnline Student Help and click on the link to Blackboard Collaborate.
Students are required to pay their own costs of accommodation and travel for this unit.
Students are recommended not to book travel and accommodation that cannot be cancelled, as placements are subject to change at the last minute.
The Placement Office may be able to discuss accommodation support options with students.
Work placement, internships or practicums
This unit involves a clinial placement and therefore, additional student responsibilities are required in addition to those described in this section. Work-place learning requires strict adherence to professional practice principles and ethics. Client/patient confidentiality must always be maintained as outline in the individual student placement agreement and the Speech Pathology Clinical Education Handbook, including for assessment items such as reports or essays. The professional nature of this unit also requires 100% participation in all clinical activities and 80% of the workshops for the successful completion of this unit (also see section 6c).
- Semester 2, 2021, Internship, UC - Canberra, Bruce (203540)
- Winter Term, 2021, Internship, UC - Canberra, Bruce (201127)
- Semester 1, 2021, Internship, UC - Canberra, Bruce (200764)
- Semester 2, 2020, Internship, UC - Canberra, Bruce (203275)
- Winter Term, 2020, Internship, UC - Canberra, Bruce (194691)
- Winter Term, 2019, Internship, UC - Canberra, Bruce (174000)