Speech Pathology Practice 2 extends students’ core knowledge and application of concepts and skills developed in Stage 1 and concurrently in Optimising Communication and Swallowing 1. Students will integrate and apply their understanding and skills in workshops in the residential schools and as they work in
supervised practice in either a paediatric, adult or mixed practice context. Throughout the learning activities and the practice education placement, students will focus on person and family-centredness, biopsychosocial models of practice, clinical reasoning, self-reflection, critical thinking, cultural responsiveness, and
evidence-based practice. Students will develop a range of communication and swallowing assessment and management skills across the lifespan. During practice education experiences, students in Stage 2 will receive significant levels of support and guidance from their Practice Educator and/or peers and will be managing relatively straightforward speech pathology client or community needs.
|Unit name||Speech Pathology Practice 2|
|College/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Health Sciences
|Coordinator||Associate Professor Alison Holm|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Cradle Coast||Semester 1||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- Provide evidence-based, person-centred and responsive speech pathology practice in situations involving a low degree of complexity, high degree of familiarity and significant levels of support.
- Plan and administer contextually appropriate assessments and demonstrate clinical reasoning to synthesise, interpret, and report assessment findings for relatively straightforward needs in either an adult, paediatric or mixed practice context.
- Plan, implement and evaluate intervention or service responses and demonstrate a range of therapeutic skills for relatively straightforward needs in either an adult, paediatric or mixed practice context.
- Achieve respectful partnerships and collaboration in situations involving a low degree of complexity, high degree of familiarity and significant levels of support.
- Critical reflect and evaluate own performance and learning to inform ongoing professional development and life-long learning in situations involving a low degree of complexity, high degree of familiarity and significant levels of support.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
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PrerequisitesCXA725 Speech Pathology Practice 1 and CXA724 Foundations of Speech Pathology
Co-requisitesCXA734 Optimising Communication and Swallowing 1
Workshop: On campus - 6 hours (1 day), Semester (2 times); Online class: 1 hour, Semester 4 times; Online class: 1 hour, Semester 11 times; Independent learning/Individual Study: 2 hours, Semester 11 times; Clinical Practice 3 days/week over 6 weeks (18 days)
|Assessment||Assessment task 4: Case presentation and clinical viva|Assessment task 3: My Practice Standards portfolio and reflection assignment|Assessment task 1: Speech Pathology Skill Performance|Assessment task 2: Assessment of Speech Pathology Practice|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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