Aims/Description: This module aims to consolidate the student's clinical skills and prepare the student for independent practice on graduation at the end of this third and final year. Students complete three placements as follows: a paediatric placement; an adult placement and a placement in the HCS Aphasia Centre. University workshops and tutorials will prepare and support students with their learning on placement. Assessment includes a client based presentation, written client based assignment, a video-based exam with viva assessment and three Practice Educator Reports (PER) assess their ability work independently as newly qualified practitioners. All assessments must be passed.

Restrictions on availability: Yes. The module is restricted to students completing the BMedSci (Speech and Language Therapy. This is a professional module including placements and therefore not open to other students.

Staff Contact: DYSON LUCY H
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Placements, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work, Presentation, Vivavoce

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