This introductory unit orientates students to the speech pathology profession through a range of learning activities, including exposure to clinicians and studying scenarios of people with communication and swallowing problems. Students will learn about the professional framework that guides speech pathology practice in Australia. They will also learn about how the profession links to and draws on a range of other disciplines. Students will begin to apply these frameworks and linkages whilst developing the relevant academic and communication skills associated with assignments, class presentations and reflective learning activities.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
RECOMMENDED TEXTS: Students will be directed to relevant journal articles, texts and documents from the Speech Pathology Australia website.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):