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CSCD4053: Advanced Practice Clinical I

Students manage a client caseload and participate in a variety of clinical management and service activities within the on-campus clinic. Students also participate in a clinical mentoring experience with novice/intermediate students. Students are responsible for supporting and facilitating the learning of the novice/intermediate students. They participate in supervisory conferences with their clinical educators and peers. Students are expected to demonstrate competency in professional communication skills, team work and effective time management, as well as overall client management.

Code CSCD4053
Academic unit Communication Sciences
Credit points 6
CSCD3082 and (CSCD3083 or CSCD3084 or CSCD3089 or CSCD3101)
(CSD4052 or BHSC4012 or BHSC4013)

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Demonstrate nearing entry or entry level* skills and professional conduct around evidence-based practice, compliance, safe practice, collaboration, communication, and record keeping, and advocacy.
  • LO2. Demonstrate nearing entry or entry level* skills of reflective practice and life-long learning, including self-awareness, learning goals, integration of knowledge, professional development, and peer and collegial learning.
  • LO3. Demonstrate nearing entry or entry level* skills in person/family/community-centred and culturally safe speech pathology practice, including assessment, diagnostics, reporting, and service planning and delivery. * Nearing entry level is required for students in their penultimate paediatric placement and entry level is required for students in their final clinical placement on COMPASSĀ®.

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 2 weeks before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.