PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE - CLINICAL AUDIOLOGY C

AUD5CAC

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will develop advanced clinical audiology skills, with an emphasis on diagnostic audiology in children, and 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 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.

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, AUD5ADA

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 20096TH 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.

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:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2019, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRenee Garuccio

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 22 - 22
One 2.0 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 22 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
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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"

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

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Assignment - ethics in audiological practice (1500 words equivalent)Hurdle requirement 30 02, 04
Clinical skills examination, including VIVA (60 minutes =3000 words equivalent)Hurdle Requirement60 01, 03
Professional practice 30 minute online quiz (500 words equivalent)Hurdle Requirement10 02, 04
Clinical DocumentationHurdle Requirement Graded Pass/Fail 01, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2019, 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.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Assignment - ethics in audiological practice (1500 words equivalent)Hurdle requirement 30 02, 04
Clinical skills examination, including VIVA (60 minutes =3000 words equivalent)Hurdle Requirement60 01, 03
Professional practice 30 minute online quiz (500 words equivalent)Hurdle Requirement10 02, 04
Clinical DocumentationHurdle Requirement Graded Pass/Fail 01, 03, 04