This unit is the first of two capstone units. This unit enables students to integrate their research and clinical knowledge and skills by enabling them to develop a project whilst engaged in a 30-day clinical practicum. Students will engage in the design of a project relevant to clinical practice for example, a service improvement project. The practicum is assessed at readiness to enter the profession across all Speech Pathology communication domains. This placement may take place in a variety of settings completed under the supervision of speech pathology clinical educators. Placements will involve working in services predominantly focused on providing services to child or adult individuals and their families and will typically involve working alongside professionals from other services, such as allied health, welfare and/or education.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
Students will be encouraged to locate resources relevant to their placement and project with the guidance of their clinical educator as necessary.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):