EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE IN SPEECH PATHOLOGY

HCS5EPS

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students continue to develop the skills required for evidence-based practice in speech pathology. Students will further develop the ability to formulate answerable clinical questions, search for the available evidence, critically appraise the literature and make decisions about practice based on the evidence. The subject incorporates lectures related to evidence-based practice, in all aspects of the speech pathology profession, and tutorials to assist students in developing writing and critical appraisal skills for literature related to a given clinical issue.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorShane Erickson

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites HCS4RSP

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsEvidence-based practice across the health professionsRecommendedHoffmann, T, Bennett, S, Del Mar, C (eds) 2009ELSEVIER, SYDNEY.
ReadingsHandbook for allied health researchersRecommendedPerry, A, Morris, M & Cotton, S 2009MENZIES FOUNDATION, MELBOURNE.
ReadingsResearch methods in health: foundations for evidence based practiceRecommendedLiamputtong, P (ed) 2010OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, US.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2014, Week 29-43, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTeresa Iacono

Class requirements

Tutorial Week: 29 - 42
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 29 - 42
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
"lectures run for thirteen weeks"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
In class critical appraisal of an article20
one 3,000-word individual assignment50
one 5-minutes individual assignment- podcast presentation information to a clinican15
one 500-word assignmentLiterature review search strategy with research question and terminology.15

Melbourne, 2014, Week 29-43, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorShane Erickson

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 29 - 42
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
"lectures run for thirteen weeks"

Tutorial Week: 29 - 42
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
In class critical appraisal of an article20
one 3,000-word individual assignment50
one 5-minutes individual assignment- podcast presentation information to a clinican15
one 500-word assignmentLiterature review search strategy with research question and terminology.15