ASSESSMENT AND INTERVENTION IN SPEECH PATHOLOGY CLINIC

HCS5AIB

2015

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, both of 9 half-days duration. The paediatric clinical experience will be run at La Trobe Communication Clinic, and the adult experience within clinical schools.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDebbie Kras

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites HCS4ISP

Co-requisites HCS5AIA

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. Use effective thinking skills and early professional reasoning strategies to assist in planning for client management, with maximal assistance.

Activities:
Discussion re client's clinical presentation with clinical educator and team.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)

02. Communicate effectively with clients and their carers through a range of mediums and contexts, with maximal assistance.

Activities:
Oral presentation of client clinical performance to the clinical educator and peers.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Communication (Communication)
Writing (Writing)
Speaking (Speaking)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

03. Demonstrate early lifelong learning skills in relation to your clinical placement and your developing professional identity.

Activities:
Verbal and written refelction of clinical performance with a focus on future learning goals.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Communication (Communication)
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

04. Behave and contribute professionally within teams, in a highly structured and supported environment with maximal assistance.

Activities:
Work within the team in a clinical setting.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Professional Practice (Professional Practice)
Speaking (Speaking)
Communication (Communication)
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Discipline Specific Competencies (Discipline Specific Competencies)
Ethical/ Social Responsibility (Ethical/ Social Responsibility)

05. Participate in assessment of clients with maximal assistance.

Activities:
Conduct an assessment (or part of) with a client.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Communication (Communication)
Discipline Specific Competencies (Discipline Specific Competencies)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Speaking (Speaking)
Writing (Writing)

06. Analyse & interpret speech pathology assessment data for diagnostic & prognostic purposes with maximal assistance

Activities:
Write a formal assessment report based on the results of the assessment session conducted.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline Specific Competencies (Discipline Specific Competencies)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Speaking (Speaking)
Writing (Writing)
Communication (Communication)

07. Plan a variety of speech pathology services with maximal assistance

Activities:
Write up a client's short and long term goals with appropriate rationales.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Communication (Communication)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Speaking (Speaking)
Writing (Writing)
Discipline Specific Competencies (Discipline Specific Competencies)

08. Deliver & maintain speech pathology intervention services for non-complex clients with maximal assistance

Activities:
Communicate instructions of an assessment or provide a therapy task to a client, parent or carer.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Speaking (Speaking)
Ethical/ Social Responsibility (Ethical/ Social Responsibility)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Writing (Writing)
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Communication (Communication)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Discipline Specific Competencies (Discipline Specific Competencies)
Professional Practice (Professional Practice)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2015, 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 - 48
Eighteen 4.5 hours industry based learning-off site per week on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 48 and delivered via face-to-face.
"9 half days of clinic for each clinic (adult & paed) - 18x half days in total."

Lecture Week: 29 - 29
One 3.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 29 and delivered via face-to-face.
"NB THIS IS HELD IN WK 24 to prepare for commencement of placement in Sem 2. Orientation lecture - mandatory attendance"

Tutorial Week: 29 - 29
One 2.0 hours tutorial other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 29 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Planning tutorial - mandatory attendance"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Evidence of session plan tutorial work (1000-word equivalent)Hurdle20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07
Observation of video fluoroscopy & written report (1,000-word equivalent)Pass/Fail Hurdle15 05, 06
Online grammatical analysis quiz (100-word equivalent)Pass/Fail Hurdle5 05, 06
Phonological analysis & phonetic inventory of a child (1000-word equivalent)Hurdle15 05, 06
Professional competency portfolio peer review (600-word equivalent)Hurdle5 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08
Successful completion of adult clinicial competency checklist (1,000-word equivalent)Pass/Fail Hurdle20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08
Successful completion of paediatric clinicial competency checklist (1,000-word equivalent)Pass/Fail Hurdle20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08

Melbourne, 2015, Week 29-48, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKatherine Pye

Class requirements

Industry Based Learning-Off Site Week: 29 - 48
One 4.5 hours industry based learning-off site per week on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 48 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Off site clinic"

Lecture Week: 29 - 29
One 3.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 29 and delivered via face-to-face.
"NB THIS IS HELD IN WK 24 to prepare for commencement of placement in Sem 2. Orientation lecture - mandatory attendance"

Tutorial Week: 29 - 29
One 2.0 hours tutorial other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 29 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Session planning tutorial - mandatory attendance"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Evidence of session plan tutorial work (1000-word equivalent)Hurdle20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07
Observation of video fluoroscopy & written report (1,000-word equivalent)Pass/Fail Hurdle15 05, 06
Online grammatical analysis quiz (100-word equivalent)Pass/Fail Hurdle5 05, 06
Phonological analysis & phonetic inventory of a child (1000-word equivalent)Hurdle15 05, 06
Professional competency portfolio peer review (600-word equivalent)Hurdle5 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08
Successful completion of adult clinicial competency checklist (1,000-word equivalent)Pass/Fail Hurdle20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08
Successful completion of paediatric clinicial competency checklist (1,000-word equivalent)Pass/Fail Hurdle20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08