CMDS664-17S1 (C) Semester One 2017

Professional Studies and Clinical Practice I

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 20 February 2017
End Date: Sunday, 25 June 2017
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Friday, 3 March 2017
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 19 May 2017


In this course students learn the methods of observation, data recording and data interpretation before applying these methods in a variety of clinical and community contexts. By the end of the course students will have observed and assisted in the clinical management of a range of communication and swallowing disorders in a variety of settings. Students will develop skills in using electronic resources as related to professional development and clinical practice. A workshop series on professional studies as applied to speech-language pathology accompanies fieldwork.


Entry subject to approval by the Head of Department


Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Gina Tillard


Ruth Ramsay and Tika Ormond

Textbooks / Resources

Required Texts

Meyer, Susan Moon; Survival guide for the beginning speech-language clinician; 2nd ed; Pro-Ed, 2004.

Paul, Rhea; Introduction to clinical methods in communication disorders / edited by Rhea Paul, Ph.D; Third edition;

Course links

Library portal

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,033.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

Fees Note

There is a clinic fee of $100 for the year payable to the Department of Communication Disorders.  You will be advised by the Department when it is payable.

Minimum enrolments

This course will not be offered if fewer than 10 people apply to enrol.

For further information see School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing on the department and colleges page.

All CMDS664 Occurrences

  • CMDS664-17S1 (C) Semester One 2017