EVIDENCE IN PRACTICE IN SPEECH PATHOLOGY

HCS4EPS

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, you will continue to develop the skills required for evidence-based practice in speech pathology. You will further develop the ability to formulate answerable clinical questions, search for the available evidence, critically appraise the literature and make decisions about practice based on the evidence. The subject incorporates lectures related to evidence-based practice, in all aspects of the speech pathology profession, and tutorials to assist you in developing writing and critical appraisal skills for literature related to a given clinical issue.

SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorShane Erickson

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesYou will undertake a range of learning activities through online activities, workshops, quizzes, and apply your knowledge and skills in evidence-based practice via database searches and critical appraisal of the literature in the context of speech pathology.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be enrolled in one of: HZHSSP, HZHSSB, HZHCSP, HZHCSB and must have passed HLT2IEP OR if enrolled in one of: HMSPB, HMSP no rule applies

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsHCS5EPS

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources

Foundations of clinical research: Applications to practice

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorPortney, L.G. & Watkins M.P.

YearN/A

Edition/Volume3rd ed

PublisherPEARSON PRENTICE HALL

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Research methods in health: foundations for evidence based practice

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorLiamputtong, P

Year2010

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherOXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, US.

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Evidence-based practice across the health professions

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorHoffmann, T, Bennett, S, Del Mar, C

Year2009

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherELSEVIER, SYDNEY.

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Incorporate the principles and processes of evidence based practice in a clinical practice context.
02. Formulate answerable practice-related questions and acquire relevant evidence to address the questions.
03. Critically appraise and apply evidence to inform patient/client management plans.
04. Communicate research evidence clearly to clients to provide appropriate rationale for clinical decisions with regard to individual needs.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTeresa Iacono

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

6 x 5 minute MCQ quizzes (500 words equivalent total). Quizzes are case based and intended to give you formative feedback on your knowledge of the EBP process. Students complete weekly quizzes with the best 6 marks contributing towards the final mark.

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo20 SILO3

1 x 1,500-word individual search strategy and website

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4

1 x 1,500-word critical appraisal

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorShane Erickson

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

6 x 5 minute MCQ quizzes (500 words equivalent total). Quizzes are case based and intended to give you formative feedback on your knowledge of the EBP process. Students complete weekly quizzes with the best 6 marks contributing towards the final mark.

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo20 SILO3

1 x 1,500-word individual search strategy and website

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4

1 x 1,500-word critical appraisal

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4