NSU HPD Catalog 2021-2022

474 Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences—Department of Speech-Language Pathology SLP 6080—Directed Research This course provides students with an opportunity to develop clinically relevant research skills and gain hands-on experiences with research practices. Students work collaboratively with selected faculty members to plan and conduct their research projects. The scope and depth of the project varies according to the number of credits for which the course is taken. Students must secure faculty permission in advance of registering for this course. Prerequisite: SLP 6070 (1–6 credits) SLP 6201 and SLP 6202—Special Topics These courses offer advanced study of selected theoretical, clinical, or professional issues in speech pathology and audiology. (Elective—may be taken for credit, CEU, or recertification.) Prerequisites: To be determined on a courseby-course basis and enumerated in the course syllabus. (1–3 credits) SLP 6203—Organization and Management of School-Based Speech-Language Pathology Programs This course will address the challenges facing school-based speech-language pathologists. Topics will include legislative mandates, current issues in education and the impact of these issues on the traditional roles of school-based speechlanguage pathologists, organization and management of school speech-language pathology programs, active participation on the educational team, service delivery models for diverse populations, use of technology in schools, treatment outcomes and accountability measures, marking services in the schools and the community, and creative program ideas. Prerequisites: SLP 6000, SLP 6011, and SLP 6060 (3 credits)