Professional Practice 3 PG (10276.1)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| Internship
|| UC - Canberra, Bruce
|0.25||6||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. Undertake a variety of assessments for clients with complex communication needs to determine the need for speech pathology services;
2. Make clinical decisions based on critical appraisal of evidence and make modifications based on contextual, ethical and cultural considerations;
3. Develop holistic and client-centred management and treatment plans for a range of clients with complex communication and swallowing disorders with minimal support;
4. Use a variety of oral and written communication strategies considering health literacy;
5. Critically evaluate and synthesise research to inform clinical practice; and
6. Understand the principles of interdisciplinary practice.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - display initiative and drive, and use their organisation skills to plan and manage their workload
1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - take pride in their professional and personal integrity
2. UC graduates are global citizens - adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries
2. UC graduates are global citizens - behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - understand issues in their profession from the perspective of other cultures
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
PrerequisitesMust have passed Professional Practice 2 PG, 10275.
CorequisitesMust be enrolled in the Master of Speech Pathology, 371JA.
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2021||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 1||08 February 2021||Internship||Ms CaraJane Millar|
|2021||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Winter Term||01 June 2021||Internship||Ms CaraJane Millar|
|2021||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 2||02 August 2021||Internship||Ms CaraJane Millar|
|2022||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 1||07 February 2022||Internship||Ms CaraJane Millar|
|2022||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Winter Term||30 May 2022||Internship||Ms CaraJane Millar|
|2022||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 2||01 August 2022||Internship||Ms CaraJane Millar|
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
Submission of assessment items
Extensions & Late submissions
Moderation: Assessments will be moderated in accordance with the Faculty of Health Moderation Guidelines. A copy of the guidelines will be made available on the CANVAS site.
Supplementary assessments will be provided for this unit in line with the University of Canberra guidelines.
If students fail the VIVA, they have one opportunity to take a supplementary VIVA in the same Range of Practice Area but with a different case.
Use of text matching software
Assessments will be moderated in accordance with the Faculty of Health Moderation Guidelines before they are returned to students. A copy of the guidelines can be found on UCLearn.
To pass this unit students are required to:
* Attend 80% of the online tutorials/workshops.
* Attend 100% of intensives.
* Attend the VIVAs in person.
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.
Student are expected to cover any associated travel or accomodation costs for placement.
With financial support of the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF), Careers UC offers financial support to students undertaking work integrated learning (WIL) placements/internships as part of their degree. To be eligible, students must have incurred additional costs or lost income as a direct result of their Placement.
To find out more about the WIL Student Support Scheme, including eligibility criteria, visit: https://www.canberra.edu.au/.../financial-assistance.html and click on the ‘Internship and placement grants' from the left side menu.
The direct link to the application portal on CareerHub is: https://www.canberra.edu.au/unihub/Form.aspx?id=427523
Students are not encouraged to book accomodation and travel that cannot be cancelled as placements are subject to change.
Work placement, internships or practicums
This unit involves a clinical placement and therefore, additional student responsibilities are required. Work-place learning requires strict adherence to professional practice principles and ethics. Client/patient confidentiality must always be maintained, including for assessment items such as reports or essays. The professional nature of this unit also requires 80% participation at all learning activities (lectures, practicals etc. if scheduled – see section 3) for the successful completion of this unit (also see section 6c). If attendance requirements cannot be satisfied (e.g. timetable clash), it is recommended that you meet with your Course Convener to schedule this unit for a future semester. Students are responsible for all travel and accomodation costs for this clinical placement. Students are required to attend this placement for 30 days.
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