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Unit of Study SPCH3006 Speech Pathology Practice 2 (2024)

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    Please note this unit has assessments scheduled in Week 7 which will require attendance on-campus. Details will be provided closer to the time.

Learning outcomes

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.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

demonstrate multi-dimensional assessment of voice disorders in children and/or adults

demonstrate clinical and instrumental assessment of swallowing disorders in children and/or adults

analyse and interpret assessment data to inform diagnosis and prognosis for children and/or adults with swallowing and/or voice disorders

demonstrate intervention options for the management of voice and swallowing disorders in children and/or adults

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Viva voceSR
Clinical skillsSR
Case studySR

Teaching method
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Viva voceSR
Clinical skillsSR
Case studySR

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • Arvedson, J, Brodsky, L & Lefton-Greif M, 2019, Pediatric Swallowing Feeding Assessment and Management, 3rd edn, Plural Publishing..
  • Colton, RH, Casper, JK & Leonard, R, 2011, Understanding voice problems: A physiological perspective for diagnosis and treatment, 4th edn, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins..
  • Groher, M & Crary, M, 2016, Dysphagia: Clinical Management in adults and children, 8th edn, Mosby Elsevier..
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • No prescribed resources/equipment.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.

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