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SPE1101 Professional Standards and Competencies
Credit Points: 15

This unit provides instruction in the history, scope, application and applied significance of Speech Pathology Australia’s Competency-Based Occupational Standards (CBOS), the associated measure of clinical performance among students,  the Competency Assessment in Speech Pathology (COMPASS), and the World Health Organization International Classification of Function (WHO ICF II), the standard for descriptions of health and health related states.  Students will also receive instruction in the development of portfolios to facilitate the development of individual learning plans and reflective practices.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
K71Bachelor of Speech Pathology
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 30/04/2009 VET: 30/04/2009