EVIDENCE IN PRACTICE IN SPEECH PATHOLOGY

HCS4EPS

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students continue to develop the skills required for evidence-based practice in speech pathology. Students 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 students in developing writing and critical appraisal skills for literature related to a given clinical issue.

SchoolAllied Heath, 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 ActivitiesN/A

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

Readings

Evidence-based practice across the health professions

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

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

Year2009

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherELSEVIER, SYDNEY.

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Research methods in health: foundations for evidence based practice

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorLiamputtong, P

Year2010

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherOXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, US.

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Foundations of clinical research: Applications to practice

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

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

YearN/A

Edition/Volume3rd ed

PublisherPEARSON PRENTICE HALL

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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 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h 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) 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/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4
2000 word search strategy and websiteN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
2000 word critical appraisalN/AN/AN/ANo40 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 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h 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) 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/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4
2000 word search strategy and websiteN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
2000 word critical appraisalN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4