Extend students' intercultural competence and develop their knowledge about working as health professionals in rural and remote settings. Students explore ways to adapt profession specific assessment and intervention practices for culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) contexts and will apply the knowledge, skills and attitudes to speech pathology professional practices.
- Intercultural competence
- Bilingualism and its development across the lifespan
Inclusive professional and care practices that facilitate client’s access to them, irrespective of their background: ability, language and culture, SES and locale (rural and remote). Practices include:
- Assessment and analysis of data
- Technical devices that enable delivery of care remotely such as telehealth
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||describe intercultural competence and its implications for health professional practice||Cultural competence|
|2||describe the impact of diversity on activities of daily living relating to communication||Communication and social skills|
|3||describe and justify the delivery modifications to the full range of care services so clients from diverse backgrounds can access services||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills||Cultural competence|
- Students will be directed to journal articles , Students will be directed to chapters from existing text books.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2017 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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