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SPE1100 Evidence-Based Practice in Speech Pathology
Credit Points: 15

This unit introduces students to the concept of evidence-based practice in the health sciences. An emphasis will be placed on the skills and knowledge required in order to locate and evaluate examples of evidence-based practice from the domains of human communication science across the lifespan. Students will learn to be active observers, and identify the range of skills required to achieve excellence as practicing Speech Pathologists. Skills associated with team work, oral presentations, and information literacy will be facilitated throughout the unit to complete the unit assessments.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
Y02Bachelor of Speech Pathology
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2013 VET: 20/05/2013