Courses & Units

Speech Pathology Practice 1 CXA725

Introduction

This professional experience placement unit brings together core fundamental speech pathology practice knowledge and skills and requires students to apply them to work in supervised practice with children and adults. The focus is on professional experiential learning, including application of core theoretical knowledge and threshold concepts related to person and family-centredness, biopsychosocial models of practice, clinical reasoning, self-reflection, critical thinking, cultural safety and awareness, and evidence-based practice to direct client care. A range of standardised and criterion referenced assessments will be introduced to assess both communication and swallowing development and change across the lifespan. Students will demonstrate transfer of speech pathology knowledge, skills and attributes to both workplace learning and simulated environments.

Summary

Unit name Speech Pathology Practice 1
Unit code CXA725
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Health Sciences
Discipline Health Sciences
Coordinator Associate Professor Alison Holm
Delivered By University of Tasmania

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Cradle Coast Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 10/7/2023 8/8/2023 28/8/2023 15/10/2023

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (refer to How do I withdraw from a unit? for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2023 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2023 will be available from the 1st October 2022. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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Learning Outcomes

  • Use appropriate tools and procedures to assess, describe and evaluate communication and swallowing adhering to legal, professional, ethical standards, codes and guidelines in speech pathology.
  • Apply foundation clinical skills, including observation, information gathering, interaction and reporting, across the lifespan.
  • Observe and reflect on professional communication and behaviour and the role of other professionals in speech pathology practice contexts.
  • Demonstrate self-awareness and use of critical reflection to evaluate own performance and learning and inform ongoing professional development and practice.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
$1,037.00 $1,037.00 not applicable $2,522.00

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2 Please refer to more information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses.
3 Please refer to more information on eligibility for HECS-HELP.
4 Please refer to more information on eligibility for FEE-HELP.

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Requisites

Co-requisites

CXA724 Foundations of Speech Pathology

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Workshop: On campus - 17 hours (2 days), Semester (2 times); Individual Study: 1.5 hours, Semester 13 times; Clinical Practice: 16 hours (2 days), Semester 6 times.

AssessmentAssessment of Speech Pathology Practice|Placement Workbook|Speech Pathology Skill Performance
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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