Students will learn about the multifaceted clinical, communication, and swallowing issues that occur for clients with complex impairments across the lifespan. They will also extend their knowledge of interdisciplinary care and learn how to advocate for the role of the speech pathologist in these teams as well as advance the skills of other professionals to provide better support for communication and swallowing impairment.
3hr/week lectures, 2hr/week tutorial (for 4 weeks) plus 2x 1-day workshops.
1 x case-based written submission (700 words each) (40%), Health Collaboration Challenge (HCC) (barrier), Peer evaluation of conference presentation (10%), Oral Conference presentation (20%), Conference slide/poster (30%)
For full-time students this unit is taught in an intensive block in Semester 2 Early. For part-time students the unit is taught in an intensive block in Semester 1. Each week you will attend 3 hours of lectures and 2 hours of tutorials for 4 weeks. In addition, there will be two 1-day workshop style events requiring in-person attendance and participation.
CSCD5068 or CSCD5069 or CSCD5070 or CSCD5075