Evidence Based Practice for SP (CSCD4051)

UNIT OF STUDY

Students will acquire the knowledge and skills to conduct critical evaluation of the literature pertinent to speech pathology practice and apply principles of evidence-based practice. Students will focus on specific areas of specialised practice and service delivery. Students will consider whole of service issues in determining evidence based practice.

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Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr compulsory tutorial/week

Assessment

Critically appraised topic (50%), management plan (40%) and minutes of team meetings and participation in class activities (10%)

Textbooks

Dollaghan, C.A. (2007). The Handbook for evidence based practice in communication disorders. Baltimore, Paul H. Brookes Publishing; Reilly, S., Douglas, J., & Oates, J. (eds) (2004). Evidence Based Practice in Speech Pathology. Whurr Publications; London

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

Prerequisite: Assumed knowledge: students are assumed to be concurrently enrolled in year 4 clinical units and should seek advice from the course director if this is not the case, BACH2143, CSCD3074, CSCD3075, CSCD3076, CSCD3082, CSCD3085, CSCD3086 and (C

Prerequisite: Assumed knowledge: students are assumed to be concurrently enrolled in year 4 clinical units and should seek advice from the course director if this is not the case

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