Unit

School Of Health Sciences

Clinical Practice 2Western Sydney University Unit Code: 401309.1

Discipline: SPEECH PATHOLOGY

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Leigha Dark


Prerequisite
401302 Adult Speech and Language

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 4763 Bachelor of Speech Pathology or 4764 Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours).


Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

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About this Unit
This clinical unit will operationalise the knowledge and skills developed in the first three years of speech pathology study to provide appropriate and holistic care for paediatric clients. Students will undertake supervised clinical practice to assess and treat paediatric clients. Clinical experience placements may be in speech pathology units in hospital, community health, school or on-campus settings. Professional competencies addressed in this unit include communication, documentation, reflection and professional and ethical behaviour. In addition, students will develop skills in client assessment, interpretation of findings and education.

Special Requirements - Legislative Pre-requisites

All Students

To be eligible to enrol in a unit and attend a health-related placement in your course, students must meet Western Sydney University course requirements AND Special Legislative Requirements to be assessed in their first year of study against the following

1. National Criminal History Check: Students must have a current (expiring 3 years from date of issue) check valid for their entire course. A valid National Criminal history check must be an Australia wide check, include the student's full name matching their Student ID card and date of birth and not have any offences listed. If a student has a criminal history identified on their check, they must provide a Clinical Placement Authority Card (CPAC) or conditional letter from the NSW HealthShare Employment Screening and Review Unit

https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/careers/student_clearance/Documents/appendix-10-student-application.pdf

International students must additionally have a translated International Police Check or statutory declaration.

2. A NSW Working with Children Check (WWCC) clearance letter issued under the category of volunteer valid for their entire course.

3. A current approved first aid certificate valid for their entire course, approved provider courses can be found at

http://training.gov.au

4. A completed vaccination/immunisation card with all serology results containing expiry dates and currency must be maintained by the student to ensure compliance for their entire course.

5. NSW Undertaking/Declaration form

6. Completed any additional health forms required (such as NSW Health Code of Conduct, Health Student Undertaking/Declaration and Tuberculosis (TB) Assessment Tool)

7. Relevant Local Health District specific documentation as requested.

Contact your School for further details. Resources are also available on the Placement Hub website

www.westernsydney.edu.au/compliancehub

For Online Students

To be eligible to enrol in a unit and attend a health-related placement in your course, students must meet Western Sydney University course requirements AND Special Legislative Requirements in your state, to be assessed in their first year of study, against the following

1. National Criminal History Check: Students must have a current check valid for their entire course. A valid National Criminal history check must be an Australia wide check, include the student's full name matching their Student ID card and date of birth and not have any offences listed. If a student has a criminal history identified on their check, they must provide a clearance or authority document or conditional letter from their relevant authorised state organisation.

International students must additionally have a translated International Police Check or statutory declaration.

2. A Working with Children Check (WWCC) clearance letter or state equivalent, valid for their entire course.

3. A current approved first aid certificate valid for their entire course, approved provider courses can be found at

http://training.gov.au

4. A completed vaccination/immunisation card with all serology results attached - currency must be maintained by the student to ensure compliance for their entire course.

5. Undertaking/Declaration form (or state equivalent documents)

6. Additional forms as required per state related to, but not limited to, Tuberculosis Assessment tool, Hepatitis B statutory declaration form, Signed Code of Conduct, Student Deed Poll and all other state equivalent documents as required.

Contact your school for further details, resources are also available on the Placement Hub web page

https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/placementshub

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Students are required to wear the Western Sydney University Speech Pathology Uniform which complies with NSW Health Uniform requirements.


Courses
4763.1Bachelor of Speech PathologyCONTINUING
4764.1Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours)CONTINUING




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