Advanced Practice B: Clinical (CSCD4059)


Students manage a client caseload and participate in a variety of clinical management and service activities within the on-campus clinic. Students also participate in a clinical mentoring experience with novice/intermediate students. Students are responsible for supporting and facilitating the learning of the novice/intermediate students. They participate in supervisory conferences with their clinical educators and peers. Students are expected to demonstrate competency in professional communication skills, team work and effective time management, as well as overall client management. To be eligible to receive a pass in this unit of study, students must have satisfactorily completed their portfolios for demonstrating competency for professional association membership upon graduation and participated in a required one-day debriefing activity on-campus at the end of the semester or in other debriefing activities as agreed upon in advance by the Clinical Coordinator.

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Lectures Tuesday to Friday orientation week only, clinical - Tuesdays to Fridays minimum 12 client hours, 12 prep hours, 12 weekly group supervision meetings, 12 hours for support and mentoring required/semester


clinical competency assessment (100%) and - orientation (0% barrier task), other required paperwork (0% barrier task), TAM duty (0% barrier task) , CPR certificate (0% barrier task), professional portfolio (0% barrier task) and debrief activities (0% bar


here 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 (20

Practical work

Clinical 8am-6pm Tuesday-Friday minimum 12 client hours plus other hours for group supervision, planning and mentoring totalling approximately 4-5 hrs per week on site attendance.

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Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

CSCD3082 and (CSCD3083 or CSCD3084)


CSCD4052 and CSCD4060

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