Advanced Practice B: Adult (CSCD4058)


Students are placed in one off-campus clinic, hospital, or other setting for four days per week for one, 6 week (or equivalent) block. Over the semester they manage a varied adult caseload, participate in a variety of clinical management, clinical service, and multidisciplinary team activities, and participate in supervisory conferences on a regular basis.

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Further unit of study information


Clinical placement full time block Monday-Friday with on site attendance minimum 4 days/week for 6 weeks or equivalent, additional orientation sessions and debriefing attendance is also required


Clinical competency assessment (100%), barrier tasks ¿ attend briefing sessions and submission of required paperwork


There are no textbooks for this unit. You need to refer to the following documents:
COMPASS Competency Assessment in Speech Pathology: Assessment Resource Manual (2013)
Competency Based Occupational Standards (CBOS) for Speech Pathologists: Entry Level (2011)
Off-campus Placement Handbook (available on the Learning Management System (LMS)
Academic lecture materials relevant to the caseload(s)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

CSCD3082 and (CSCD3083 or CSCD3084)



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.