Available in 2013
|Callaghan Campus||Semester 1, Semester 2|
Previously offered in 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
Students undertake supervised face-to-face clinical experience with a particular speech and language disordered caseload, i.e. across one or more of the range indicators of speech, language, voice, fluency and swallowing, with either or both child and adult populations. The clinical placements may be in speech pathology services provided in community or hospital settings and/or the University of Newcastle Speech and Hearing Clinic, involve full day attendance (8.30am - 5pm), on a one day per week basis over the semester.
|Objectives||Upon successful completion of this course, students will:
1. Demonstrate levels of clinical competence as required to meet the Competency Based Occupational Standards for Speech Pathologists.
2. Experience (directly or indirectly) clinical management of the range of speech, language, voice, fluency, or swallowing disorders in children and adults.
3. Communicate their clinical experience and competence verbally and in writing in a professional and ethical manner.
4. Demonstrate professional and ethical behaviour appropriate to the policies and procedures of the clinical placement setting.
|Content||This course provides clinical practice experience with paediatric, adult or mixed caseloads. The student is supervised by a qualified speech pathologist. The student has the opportunity to observe and work directly with caseloads comprising a range of communication and swallowing impairments. Students will be involved with the planning and delivery of services for assessment and treatment of individual cases, as well as having the opportunity to participate in a range of service delivery/caseload management models.|
|Assumed Knowledge||SPTH3110, SPTH3120, SPTH3020, SPTH3080, PSYC2300|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Teaching Methods||Field Study|
|Contact Hours||Clinical: for 7 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
|Timetables||2013 Course Timetables for SPTH4090|