ASSESSMENT AND INTERVENTION IN SPEECH PATHOLOGY CLINIC

HCS5AIB

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will begin to apply their theoretical knowledge to clients and their carers. Students will participate in both an adult and paediatric placement.  Placements will either be run over 6 full days or 9 half days, both as one visit per week.  Students will complete these placements in various agencies around Melbourne, Bendigo and some other rural settings. Bundoora students' paediatric placements will take place within the La Trobe Communication Clinic, over 9 half days (1 per week), while other placements will be 6 days over 6v weeks.  Pass criteria for this subject is Novice level across a range of clinical competencies.  In addition to clinical placements, students will complete several hurdle assessments, including commencement of their Professional Competency Portfolio (PCP).  All students are required to attend the subject orientation lecture (calendar week 24) and a session planning workshop (week 29).

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRachel Davenport

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites HCS4ISP and HCS4ACS

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsClinical voice disordersRecommendedAaronson, A & Bless, D 20094TH EDN, THIEME, NEW YORK.
ReadingsDysphagia: clinical management in adults and childrenRecommendedGroher, M & Crary, M 2010MOSBY ELSEVIER, MISSOURI.
ReadingsLanguage disorders from infancy through adolescence: assessment & interventionRecommendedRhea, P 20073RD EDN, MOSBY ELSEVIER, ST LOUIS.
ReadingsUnderstanding voice problems. A physiological perspective for diagnosis and treatment.RecommendedColton, R, Casper, J & Leonard, R 20063RD EDN, LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, PHILADELPHIA.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Investigate communication and/or allowing by applying cognitive, communicative and observational skills and demonstrating knowledge of both typical and pathological function.

Activities:
TBA

02. Complete elements of speech, swallowing and language assessments, analyse and interpret assessment data with support, applying theory to develop clinical hypotheses.

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03. Incorporate theory and clinical observations into planning and delivering ethically sound, evidence-based intervention with maximal support.

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04. Communicate effectively with clients and colleagues to implement, evaluate and document intervention with a high level of support.

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05. Manage professional workload with increasing autonomy and accountability through the placement.

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06. Reflect critically on own performance, responding to feedback and actively seeking to increase knowledge base and skillset in speech pathology practice.

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TBA

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Week 29-48, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKellie Stagg

Class requirements

Industry Based Learning-Off Site Week: 29 - 46
One 1.0 days industry based learning-off site per week on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 46 and delivered via face-to-face.
"1full day of clinic per week for 6 weeks. Students complete a paediatric block and an adult block during week 29-46. Dates will vary from student to student. NB placement may occur during university mid-semester vacation."

Lecture
One 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"NB THIS IS HELD IN WK 24 to prepare for commencement of placement in Semester 2. All students must attend."

Tutorial Week: 29 - 29
One 2.0 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 29 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Planning tutorial - mandatory attendance, in week 29"

Industry Based Learning-Off Site Week: 29 - 46
One 1.0 days industry based learning-off site per week on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 46 and delivered via face-to-face.
"1full day of clinic per week for 6 weeks. Students complete a paediatric block and an adult block during week 29-46. Dates will vary from student to student. NB placement may occur during university mid-semester vacation."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online grammatical analysis quiz (300-word equivalent)Pass/Fail Hurdle10 02, 05
Successful completion of adult clinicial competency checklist (2,000-word equivalent)Pass/Fail Placement, including completion of videofluoroscopy observation and report.40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
Successful completion of paediatric clinicial competency checklist (2,000-word equivalent)Pass/Fail Placement, including completion of transcription task.40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
Report Writing II assignment (500 word equivalent)Pass/fail hurdle following completion of online module on report writing skills.10 01, 02, 05

Melbourne, 2018, Week 29-48, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRachel Davenport

Class requirements

Industry Based Learning-Off Site Week: 29 - 47
One 6.0 hours industry based learning-off site per week on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 47 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Paediatric placement: 1 half day per week, for 9 weeks at La Trobe Communication Clinic (Language & Phonology)."

Lecture
One 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"NB THIS IS HELD IN WK 24 to prepare for commencement of placement in Sem 2. All students must attend."

Tutorial Week: 29 - 29
One 2.0 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 29 and delivered via face-to-face.
"All student must attend session planning workshop, in week 29."

Industry Based Learning-Off Site Week: 29 - 47
One 1.0 days industry based learning-off site per week on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 47 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Adult placement: 1 full day per week, for 6 weeks in a community based setting (eg hospital)."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online grammatical analysis quiz (300-word equivalent)Pass/Fail Hurdle10 02, 05
Successful completion of adult clinicial competency checklist (2,000-word equivalent)Pass/Fail Placement, including completion of videofluoroscopy observation and report.40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
Successful completion of paediatric clinicial competency checklist (2,000-word equivalent)Pass/Fail Placement, including completion of transcription task.40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
Report Writing II assignment (500 word equivalent)Pass/fail hurdle following completion of online module on report writing skills.10 01, 02, 05