Students complete a speech pathology clinical placement to further develop and consolidate their skills with adult clients in areas required for competency as an entry-level practitioner in speech pathology.
Attendance at orientation sessions is required
clinical competency assessment at mid and end placement (100%); 0% barrier tasks: attend all orientation sessions and clinical meetings, completion of other paperwork requirements and, for final placements, professional portfolio and clinical case based viva
Textbook 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) Academic lecture materials relevant to the caseload(s) Off campus Placement Handbook (available on eLearning)
Students must hold a current CPR certificate before they can enrol in this unit. 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 commencing this unit, if they are a prohibited person under the NSW Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012. 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. This unit of study is typically completed before or after a companion clinical unit (CSCD5072). Students who fail to achieve a pass grade in the first scheduled unit (either CSCD5072 or CSCD5073) will be required to meet with a Work Integrated Learning academic to discuss their clinical progression before commencing their second clinical unit.
CSCD5068 or CSCD5069 or CSCD5075 or CSCD5070