Introductory Practice 2: Clinical (CSCD2066)

UNIT OF STUDY

Students work with an advanced student and participate in clinical service delivery in the on-campus clinic. Students must demonstrate competence in the context of direct supervision (novice level), in observing, seeking information about, accurately describing and participating in provision of clinical services to their client. They are to seek information relevant to their professional development and client care, and show awareness of their impact on the client. To support their clinical learning, this unit will consider communication and counselling skills involved with working with caregivers and adult clients, and problem solving strategies for identifying and managing ethical issues involved in working with adults and their families. This unit will also explore the role of speech pathologists in the health system and their participation in professional teams.

Further unit of study information

Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week

Assessment

pass/fail (100%), attend 80% of lectures (0% barrier task), complete all required clinical paperwork (0% barrier task) and pass 3 written assignments (0% barrier task)

Textbooks

Competency Based Occupational Standards (CBOS), Speech Pathology Australia, Melbourne (2011) available from the Discipline

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

CSCD2065

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.