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This subject requires students to integrate their audiological knowledge with their clinical and interpersonal skills to further develop and improve their holistic professional performance as they prepare to transition into practice in the community. On completion of the subject, students will have created an e-portfolio that documents their personal, clinical and professional learning. Students will demonstrate growth in reflective practice and critical awareness skills across the year. Students will be able to demonstrate evidence of their understanding and use of evidence-based practice principles.
Intended learning outcomes
On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Plan, perform, and interpret appropriate clinical tests as part of a targeted, accurate and timely clinical examination of audiological and vestibular conditions and presentations.
- Combine research evidence, clinical expertise and the practice context to ensure client and family centred management of audiological conditions.
- Reflect on the provision of care with attention to benefits, risks and costs for individuals and the community.
- Identify when to collaborate with other health professionals to ensure client safety and to enhance the quality of care.
- Recognise and work within the limits of their competence and scope of practice and express the importance of seeking support for debriefing and guidance.
- Assess their own performance using various internal and external sources of evidence.
- Identify opportunities for life-long learning and improvement.
- Apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills to new problems;
- Communicate clearly in written and oral forms;
- Work as part of a team to address a common goal;
- Manage competing demands on time, including self-directed project work;
- Show respect for truth and intellectual integrity, and for the ethics of scholarship;
- Integrate knowledge from different domains;
- Value the collection and recording of accurate and complete data; and
- Reflect upon and identify deficiencies in knowledge, skills and attitudes and consider strategies to address those deficiencies.
Last updated: 31 January 2024