Clinical Practice 2 (CSCD5031)
UNIT OF STUDY
Students attend external speech pathology clinics to consolidate their client skills in areas required for competency as a beginning practitioner in speech pathology.
Further unit of study information
Clinical placement block mode or weekly for 2x16 day off-campus placements depending on availability. Days of attendance at the placement site are organised by the university. Students are expected to undertake all components of this unit of study to their completion and in their entirety. Students are supported with information in off-campus orientation/briefing sessions (barrier) during the semester prior to their attendance at their placements. This is supplemented with an off-campus handbook which is also available on the speech pathology professional placement elearning site. Students are also required to participate in scheduled orientation activities at the placement site (barrier task)
COMPASS assessment of clinical competence mid and end semester for each placement (100%), attend all orientation sessions and clinical meetings (0% barrier tasks) and completion of other paperwork requirements (0% barrier tasks)
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
NB: This unit is a prerequisite for CSCD5032, CSCD5033, CSCD5053 and CSCD5054.
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Prerequisites and assumed knowledge
CSCD5023 and CSCD5024 and CSCD5025 and CSCD5026 and CSCD5027
Study this unit outside a degree
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.
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.