PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE - CLINICAL AUDIOLOGY C

AUD5CAC

2021

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. .

SchoolAllied Heath, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRenee Garuccio

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesAUD5RHD AND AUD5LSA AND AUD5CAB

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

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

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Handbook of clinical audiology

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorKatz, J et al

Year2014

Edition/Volume7TH EDN

PublisherLIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, BALTIMORE

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedYes

Work-based learningYes

Self sourced or Uni sourced
Uni Sourced

Entire subject or partial subjectEntire subject

Total hours/days required160 hours

Location of WBL activity (region)Domestic - regional
Domestic - metro

WBL addtional requirementsDomestic but can be regional, metro or interstate

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

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 Centred Care principals
02. Evaluate professional and ethical issues in audiological practice.
03. Plan and execute time management strategies applicable to a range of clinical settings
04. Apply knowledge and skills in Audiology with autonomy and accountability

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRenee Garuccio

Class requirements

ExaminationWeek: 22 - 22
One 2.00 h 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

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 10 - 22
Twenty 8.00 h 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)

PracticalWeek: 20 - 21
Two 1.00 h 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

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
1500 word assignment Ethics in audiological practice assignmentN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2, SILO4
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 capabilityN/AN/AN/ANo70 SILO1, SILO3
Clinical Documentation Hurdle Requirement: Graded Pass/Fail Hurdle Requirement: 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 documentationN/AN/AN/AYesnull SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Summer, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRenee Garuccio

Class requirements

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 45 - 0
Twenty 8.00 h placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 45 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Placement on-site or at an external audiology clinic. (these hours will contribute towards professional accreditation)

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
1500 word assignment Ethics in audiological practice assignmentN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2, SILO4
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 capabilityN/AN/AN/ANo70 SILO1, SILO3
Clinical Documentation Hurdle Requirement: Graded Pass/Fail Hurdle Requirement: 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 documentationN/AN/AN/AYesnull SILO1, SILO3, SILO4