ASSESSMENT AND INTERVENTION IN SPEECH PATHOLOGY CLINIC

HCS5AIB

2016

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). Pass criteria for this subject is Novice level across a range of clinical competencies.

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

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources

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 a developing professional identity and early lifelong learning skills in relation to clinical placement

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 and analyse & interpret assessment data to determine the client's communication/swallowing issues with maximal assistance.

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

06. 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:
Writing (Writing)
Speaking (Speaking)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Ethical/ Social Responsibility (Ethical/ Social Responsibility)
Professional Practice (Professional Practice)
Communication (Communication)
Discipline Specific Competencies (Discipline Specific Competencies)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2016, 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
Twelve 8.0 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.
"6 full days or 9 half days of clinic for each placement (adult & paed), run over 6 or 9 weeks respectively."

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 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"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Evidence of session plan tutorial work (1000-word equivalent)Hurdle attendance and participation at workshop10 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Observation of video fluoroscopy & written report (1,000-word equivalent)Pass/Fail Hurdle, completed within the placements when possible; alternative assignment set if not completed in clinic.15 02, 05
Online grammatical analysis quiz (100-word equivalent)Pass/Fail Hurdle5 02, 05
Phonological analysis & phonetic inventory of a child (1000-word equivalent)Pass/Fail Hurdle, completed within the placements when possible; alternative assignment set if not completed in clinic15 02, 05
Professional competency portfolio (600-word equivalent)Hurdle task: set up and begin to record evidence of clinical skills on Pebble Pad platform5 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
Successful completion of adult clinicial competency checklist (1,000-word equivalent)Pass/Fail Hurdle20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
Successful completion of paediatric clinicial competency checklist (1,000-word equivalent)Pass/Fail Hurdle20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
Report Writing II assignment (1,000 word equivalent)Pass/fail hurdle following completion of online module on report writing skills.10 01, 02, 05

Melbourne, 2016, Week 29-48, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRachel Davenport

Class requirements

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.
"Session planning tutorial - mandatory attendance, in week 29"

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"

Industry Based Learning-Off Site Week: 29 - 48
Fifteen 8.0 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.
"6 full days or 9 half days of clinic for each placement (adult & paed), run over 6 or 9 weeks respectively."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Evidence of session plan tutorial work (1000-word equivalent)Hurdle attendance and participation at workshop10 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Observation of video fluoroscopy & written report (1,000-word equivalent)Pass/Fail Hurdle, completed within the placements when possible; alternative assignment set if not completed in clinic.15 02, 05
Online grammatical analysis quiz (100-word equivalent)Pass/Fail Hurdle5 02, 05
Phonological analysis & phonetic inventory of a child (1000-word equivalent)Pass/Fail Hurdle, completed within the placements when possible; alternative assignment set if not completed in clinic15 02, 05
Professional competency portfolio (600-word equivalent)Hurdle task: set up and begin to record evidence of clinical skills on Pebble Pad platform5 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
Successful completion of adult clinicial competency checklist (1,000-word equivalent)Pass/Fail Hurdle20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
Successful completion of paediatric clinicial competency checklist (1,000-word equivalent)Pass/Fail Hurdle20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
Report Writing II assignment (1,000 word equivalent)Pass/fail hurdle following completion of online module on report writing skills.10 01, 02, 05