ASSESSMENT AND INTERVENTION IN SPEECH PATHOLOGY CLINIC

HCS5AIB

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will begin to apply their theoretical knowledge to clients and their carers. Students will participate in both an adult and paediatric placement. Placements will either be run over 6 full days or 9 half days, both as one visit per week. Students will complete these placements in various agencies around Melbourne, Bendigo and some other rural settings. Bundoora students' paediatric placements will take place within the La Trobe Communication Clinic, over 9 half days (1 per week), while other placements will be 6 days over 6 weeks. Pass criteria for this subject is Novice level across a range of clinical competencies. In addition to clinical placements, students will complete several hurdle assessments, including commencement of their Professional Competency Portfolio (PCP). All students are required to attend the subject orientation lecture (calendar week 24) and a session planning workshop (week 29).

SchoolAllied Heath, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRachel Davenport

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesHCS4ACS AND HCS4ISP

Co-requisitesHCS5AIA

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Clinical voice disorders

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorAaronson, A & Bless, D

Year2009

Edition/Volume4TH EDN

PublisherTHIEME, NEW YORK.

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Source locationN/A

Dysphagia: clinical management in adults and children

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorGroher, M & Crary, M

Year2010

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherMOSBY ELSEVIER, MISSOURI.

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Language disorders from infancy through adolescence: assessment & intervention

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorRhea, P

Year2007

Edition/Volume3RD EDN

PublisherMOSBY ELSEVIER, ST LOUIS.

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Understanding voice problems. A physiological perspective for diagnosis and treatment.

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorColton, R, Casper, J & Leonard, R

Year2006

Edition/Volume3RD EDN

PublisherLIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, PHILADELPHIA.

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Career Ready

Career-focusedYes

Work-based learningYes

Self sourced or Uni sourced
Uni Sourced

Entire subject or partial subjectEntire subject

Total hours/days required9x1/2days +6 days

Location of WBL activity (region)Flexible

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Investigate communication and swallowing by applying cognitive, communicative and observational skills and demonstrating knowledge of both typical and pathological function.
02. Complete elements of speech, swallowing and language assessments, analyse and interpret assessment data with support, applying theory to develop clinical hypotheses.
03. Incorporate theory and clinical observations into planning and delivery of ethically sound, evidence based intervention with maximal support.
04. Communicate effectively with clients and colleagues to implement, evaluate and document intervention with a high level of support.
05. Manage professional workload with increased autonomy and accountability
06. Reflect critically on own performance, respond to feedback and actively seek to increase knowledge base and skillset in speech pathology practice.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Week 29-48, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKellie Stagg

Class requirements

Industry Based Learning-Off SiteWeek: 29 - 46
One 1.00 d industry based learning-off site per week on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 46 and delivered via face-to-face.
1 full day of clinic per week for 6 weeks. Students complete a paediatric block during week 29-46. Dates will vary from student to student. NB placement may occur during university mid-semester vacation.

Industry Based Learning-Off SiteWeek: 29 - 46
One 1.00 d industry based learning-off site per week on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 46 and delivered via face-to-face.
1 full day of clinic per week for 6 weeks. Students complete an adult block during week 29-46. Dates will vary from student to student. NB placement may occur during university mid-semester vacation.

LectureWeek: 0 - 0
One 2.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
NB THIS IS HELD IN WK 24 to prepare for commencement of placement in Semester 2. All students must attend.

TutorialWeek: 29 - 29
One 2.00 h tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 29 and delivered via face-to-face.
Planning tutorial - mandatory attendance, in week 29

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Successful completion of adult clinical competency checklist (2,000-word equivalent) Students must pass this assessment in order to pass the subject. Students must demonstrate novice level competency in skills that are marked as attained on competency checklist. This checklist is an abridged version of the standard national assessment, COMPASS. COMPASS behavioural descriptors are used to inform assessment level. Pass/Fail Placement, including completion of video fluoroscopy observationN/AN/AN/ANo45 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6
Successful completion of paediatric clinical competency checklist (2,000-word equivalent) Students must pass this assessment in order to pass the subject. Students must demonstrate novice level competency in skills that are marked as attained on competency checklist. This checklist is an abridged version of the standard national assessment, COMPASS. COMPASS behavioural descriptors are used to inform assessment level. Pass/Fail Placement, including completion of transcription task.N/AN/AN/ANo45 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6
Report Writing II assignment (500 word equivalent) Pass/fail hurdle following completion of online module on report writing skills.N/AN/AN/AYes10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO5

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 29-48, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRachel Davenport

Class requirements

Industry Based Learning-Off SiteWeek: 29 - 47
One 6.00 h industry based learning-off site per week on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 47 and delivered via face-to-face.
Paediatric placement: 1 half day per week, for 9 weeks at La Trobe Communication Clinic (Speech & Language).

Industry Based Learning-Off SiteWeek: 29 - 47
One 1.00 d industry based learning-off site per week on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 47 and delivered via face-to-face.
Adult placement: 1 full day per week, for 6 weeks in a community based setting (eg hospital).

LectureWeek: 0 - 0
One 2.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
NB THIS IS HELD IN WK 24 to prepare for commencement of placement in Sem 2. All students must attend.

TutorialWeek: 29 - 29
One 2.00 h tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 29 and delivered via face-to-face.
All student must attend session planning workshop, in week 29.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Successful completion of adult clinical competency checklist (2,000-word equivalent) Students must pass this assessment in order to pass the subject. Students must demonstrate novice level competency in skills that are marked as attained on competency checklist. This checklist is an abridged version of the standard national assessment, COMPASS. COMPASS behavioural descriptors are used to inform assessment level. Pass/Fail Placement, including completion of video fluoroscopy observationN/AN/AN/ANo45 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6
Successful completion of paediatric clinical competency checklist (2,000-word equivalent) Students must pass this assessment in order to pass the subject. Students must demonstrate novice level competency in skills that are marked as attained on competency checklist. This checklist is an abridged version of the standard national assessment, COMPASS. COMPASS behavioural descriptors are used to inform assessment level. Pass/Fail Placement, including completion of transcription task.N/AN/AN/ANo45 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6
Report Writing II assignment (500 word equivalent) Pass/fail hurdle following completion of online module on report writing skills.N/AN/AN/AYes10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO5