Speech Pathology Practice (Introduction) (CSCD5019)


This unit provides an introduction to speech pathology clinical practice. Students will be introduced to the range of practice areas for speech pathology and clinical practice through lectures and simulated clinical practice activities in tutorials. Students will also learn about the ethical and medical legal requirements necessary to be a speech pathologist

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1x1-hr lecture/week, (weeks 1-13), 1x1hr tutorial/week, (weeks 2-10)


Language sampling and analysis and reflection (40%), Simulated parent interview, assessment report and session plan (60%)


Stagnitti, K., Schoo, A., Welch, D. (2013) Clinical and Fieldwork Placement in the Health Professions. 2nd Edition. Oxford University Press. Australia.

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This unit of study is a prerequisite for CSCD5027

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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.

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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.