School Of Health Sciences

Innovative Speech Pathology PracticeWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 401429.1


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 4

Credit Points: 10

Assumed Knowledge
Students are expected to have a sound knowledge of communication and swallowing development and changes across the lifespan and evidence-based approaches to the assessment and management of communication and mealtimes with individuals, families and communities before undertaking this unit. Students are expected to have developed intermediate level clinical skills (CBOS 2011;17), including sound approaches to clinical reasoning and reflection.

401428 Speech Pathology Practice 2

401430 Speech Pathology Practice 3

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

About this Unit
The unit focuses on complex cases and contexts arising in speech pathology and innovative approaches to service delivery and workforce responsivity. Students will have the opportunity to design and develop solutions to novel and authentic clinical and service scenarios, integrating professional knowledge, skills and experiences. This unit will encourage students to consolidate clinical reasoning and reflection skills to a sophisticated level and engage creativity and innovation to solve contemporaneous problems in Speech Pathology practice.

4763.2Bachelor of Speech PathologyCONTINUING
4763.3Bachelor of Speech PathologyCURRENT
4788.1Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours)CURRENT

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