Clinical placement to develop clinical competencies related to client assessment and management, communication skills, report writing, case management and professional development. Students manage a client caseload and participate in a variety of clinical management and service activities within the on-campus clinic. All students participate in supervisory conferences with their clinical educators and peers. Students are expected to demonstrate competency in professional communication skills, teamwork and effective time management, as well as overall client management. Students will be mentored by final year students for part of the semester.
block mode or weekly placement, on-campus depending on availability
clinical competency assessment (barrier task), orientation attendance (barrier task), interprofessional assessment (barrier task), case based viva (barrier task), client spreadsheet and portfolio (barrier task)
There are no textbooks for this unit. Students must refer to the following documents: 1. COMPASS Competency Assessment in Speech Pathology: Assessment Resource Manual (2013) 2. Competency Based Occupational Standards (CBOS) for Speech Pathologists: Entry Level (2011) 3. Academic lecture materials relevant to the caseload(s)
This unit is a perquisite for CSCD50XX Clinic Practice 3 Students must hold the following prior to enrolling in this unit of study. 1. A current CPR certificate 2. A current certificate following a National Police Check 3. Be fully verified by NSW Health compliance checking and produce supporting documentation as required on placement as per http://sydney.edu.au/current_students/enrolment/course_check.shtml 4. Comply with the current Working with Children requirements Student attendance at clinic orientation prior to the placement commencing is also compulsory. See the Speech Pathology Clinical Education section of the Faculty Handbook. Students must advise the Course Director, before commencing this unit, if they are a prohibited person under the NSW Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012.
Demonstrated ability in analysing English grammar and transcription of Australian English (linguistics and phonology). Knowledge of the anatomy, physiology and physics of speech including knowledge of the anatomy of the head and neck and fundamental concepts of nervous system structure and function.
CSCD5060, CSCD5061, CSCD5062, CSCD5063Co-requisites
CSCD5065, CSCD5064, CSCD5066