PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE - CLINICAL AUDIOLOGY C

AUD5CAC

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will explore advanced clinical audiology skills, with an emphasis on rehabilitative audiology in adults. Through focused and intensive external clinical placements, you will enhance your clinical competence and reasoning skills, and will further develop your own professional identity.Through professional practice workshops, you will be taught to develop an understanding of ethical practice and legislation regulations in audiology.Your learning in this subject will be assessed by assignments, clinical and oral examinations and by assessment of clinical performance during placements. Professional accreditation requires a minimum level of clinical exposure. Your attendance at professional placements will contribute to meeting this requirement for professional recognition as an audiologist.

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SchoolSchool Allied Health,Human Serv & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRenee Garuccio

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites AUD5CAB, AUD5LSA, AUD5RHD

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Summer 1 instance is only available with Subject Coordinator's approval

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsHandbook of clinical audiologyRecommendedKatz, J et al 20147TH EDN, LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, BALTIMORE

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Apply advanced theoretical knowledge and practical competency to plan and implement audiology assessment and management of adults and children, using Patient Centered Care principals

Activities:
Off-campus clinical placement.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Speaking)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Evaluate professional and ethical issues in audiological practice.

Activities:
Professional practice workshops.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)

03. Plan and execute time management strategies applicable to a range of clinical settings

Activities:
Off-campus clinical placement.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Apply knowledge and skills in Audiology with autonomy and accountability

Activities:
Off-campus clinical placement.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2020, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRenee Garuccio

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 10 - 22
Twenty 8.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Placement at an external audiology clinic. (these hours will contribute towards professional accreditation) "

Lecture/Workshop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Practical Week: 20 - 21
Two 1.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 20 to week 21 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Non-central practical Will take place in HS1 LCC level 4"

Examination Week: 22 - 22
One 2.0 hours examination per study period on weekdays during the day from week 22 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Non-central exam Will take place in HS1 LCC level 4"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1500 word assignmentEthics in audiological practice assignment30 02, 04
Clinical skills examination, including VIVA (60 minutes =3000 words equivalent)Students must pass this assessment in order to pass the subject. Skills competency is required for professional accreditation. This examination assesses the speaking graduate capability 70 01, 03
Clinical DocumentationHurdle Requirement Graded Pass/Fail Hurdle: Students must pass this assessment to pass the subject. As part of students# prac/clinical sessions, students must demonstrate competency in various skills that are marked as attained on clinical documentation 01, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2020, Summer 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRenee Garuccio

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 45
Twenty 8.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day in week 45 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Placement on-site or at an external audiology clinic. (these hours will contribute towards professional accreditation) "

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1500 word assignmentEthics in audiological practice assignment30 02, 04
Clinical skills examination, including VIVA (60 minutes =3000 words equivalent)Students must pass this assessment in order to pass the subject. Skills competency is required for professional accreditation. This examination assesses the speaking graduate capability 70 01, 03
Clinical DocumentationHurdle Requirement Graded Pass/Fail Hurdle: Students must pass this assessment to pass the subject. As part of students# prac/clinical sessions, students must demonstrate competency in various skills that are marked as attained on clinical documentation 01, 03, 04