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SPE2105 Clinical Decision Support Systems: Activity, Participation and Contextual Factors
Credit Points: 15
SPE1101 Professional Standards and Competencies

Students will analyse the impact of communication and swallowing disorders in the context of the World Health Organisation (WHO) International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health framework (ICF). They will integrate and summarise background information in order to understand the consequences of these disorders across the lifespan and on quality of life. They will acquire skills at structured observation, structured interview techniques, questionnaire administration, and interpretation of resultant data. They will learn about working across ICF contexts. They will also learn to integrate, interpret and report background information for individuals and groups of people with a range of impairments including Indigenous Australians and other cultural groups.

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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: 15/03/2014 VET: 14/05/2014