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 child caseload, participate in a variety of clinical management, clinical service, and multidisciplinary team activities, and participate in supervisory conferences on a regular basis.
Clinical placement full time block Monday to Friday with on site attendance minimum 4 days per week for 6 weeks or equivalent, additional orientation sessions and debriefing attendance is also required
Clinical competency assessment (100%), 0% barrier tasks, attend briefing sessions, portfolio 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)
This unit of study is typically completed with concurrent enrolment with CSCD4056 Advanced Practice A: Adult. Failure to achieve a pass grade in the first scheduled block may result in students being withdrawn from their second block placement. Students must maintain the currency of their clinical compliance paperwork for the duration of the course. See the Speech Pathology Clinical Education section of the Faculty Handbook. Students must advise the Course Director before enrolling in this unit of study if they are a prohibited person under the NSW Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012. Students must hold a current CPR certificate before they can enrol in this unit. Clinical placements are scheduled from January - December and hence may commence prior to the official start of semester and/or may extend beyond week 16.
CSCD3082 and (CSCD3083 or CSCD3084)Co-requisites