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SPCH 134 - Clinical Methods II: Evidence-Based Practice

Semester Hours: 3
Fall, Spring, Summer
This advanced course on current issues in speech, language and hearing sciences is intended to integrate theoretical and clinical information. Students develop enhanced critical-thinking skills, professional and technical writing skills and problem-solving skills as they engage in projects that examine and analyze current research, participate in clinical case study reviews and develop empirical studies that focus on communication disorders. Ethics of clinical research practices and evidence-based practice will be emphasized. Clinical intervention techniques and empirical studies for treatment in articulation/phonology, aphasia, dysarthria, apraxia, cognitive rehabilitation and voice are covered. Students are required to orally present a detailed case study and analysis of a specific communication disorder within an evidence-based practice framework. Written lesson plans and simulated clinical interactions are a part of the requirements of the class. Students are required to document 10 hours of clinical observation.

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
SPCH 131 , 132  and 133 . (Formerly Clinical Methods in Speech, Language and Hearing Disorders II.)

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